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Students, find potential employers and internships at Metalcasting Congress 2018

February 28, 2018

The American Foundry Society’s Metalcasting Congress, set for April 3-5 in Fort Worth, Texas, is the best opportunity this year for aspiring metalcasters – especially college sophomores and juniors – to discover internship opportunities and engage with several companies they’d like to work for in one location.

Metalcasting Congress is an annual opportunity for students pursuing careers in the metalcasting industry to meet representatives from hundreds of companies while benefiting from educational sessions and AFS Institute courses. Students can network and secure internships, leveraging those relationships and experiences to build careers in metalcasting.

Metalcasting Congress events and courses in the AFS Student Track include:

Every college student who plans to graduate with a degree related to metalcasting should attend Congress. To register or for more information about Metalcasting Congress, please click here.

The American Foundry Society is a dynamic technical and advocacy organization that serves and represents the $33 billion metalcasting industry. AFS is the only association serving the entire industry, including all metals and processes, with a three-part focus on advocacy, education, and innovation.

AFS also publishes Modern Casting and Metal Casting Design & Purchasing magazines and presents Metalcasting Congress and CastExpo, the largest metalcasting trade events in North America. Founded in 1896, the organization is based in Schaumburg, Illinois, with an advocacy office in Washington, D.C. More information is available at