• Here's what it's actually like to work in a Chinese electronics factory, according to one American student

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    This native Bostonian is a worker on an assembly line in China .
    Mike Gecawicz assembles 3.5 mm headphone cables in Dongguan, a city in Southern China.
    He chose to become a factory worker to gain a better perspective on the products we use everyday.
    Mike Gecawicz is a student at the University of Maine, where he studies new media.
    He spent his summer break in a headphones factory in Dongguan, China - a city of eight million sometimes called "the factory of the world."
    Gecawicz's father works in headphones and headsets, and helped connect him with a factory owner in Dongguan. He spent a...
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