Workforce Development

Dream It Do It

Dream It Do It (DIDI) is an initiative of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier. The mission of DIDI is to increase the skilled workforce pipeline entering manufacturing careers.

Talent Pipeline Management

The Manufacturer's Talent Pipeline Management service is designed to help you distribute your job openings and internships opportunities to technical schools throughout the region. Through TPM we will source your open job position to a variety of technical schools.


To get started with processing an open job position or internship you can use the fillable PDF form below and email to


MAST Employment Notice form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1'015.9 KB]
MAST Internship Notice form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]

Manufacturers Intermediary Apprentice Program

The New York State Manufacturing Intermediary Apprenticeship Program (NYSMIAP) is an employer-led, public-private pilot program for registered apprentices in manufacturing occupations. The NYSMIAP is a unique business-lead approach targeted at raising the skill levels of incumbent manufacturing workers and creating distinctive career pathways, while filling a crucial need within the industry.


If you are interested in starting an apprentice program at your company contact Tim Piazza at 716-483-1833 or at

Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier


Jamestown Office (Headquarters)

300 North Main Street

Jamestown, NY 14701


Olean Office (Satellite Office)

Olean Business Development

301 North Union Street
Olean, NY 14760


Dunkirk Office (Satellite Office)

10785 Bennett Road

Dunkirk, NY 14048


Or you can reach us at
(716) 483-1833


You can also use our contact form

Office Hours

Our office is open during the following hours: 8am to 4:30pm


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