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Learn more about construction career opportunities happening in Michigan’s skilled trades community. Check back with our blog frequently for the latest news and events from Apprenticeship programs, career opportunities, cool videos and more.

Students Explore Skilled Trades at EMU Expo

 Nov 10, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)


On Oct. 26, students in grades 8-12 were invited to the “JUST BUILD IT!” Construction Career Expo conducted by the Washtenaw Contractors Association at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center. ..


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Project Accelerate

 Sep 30, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

Project Accelerate is a program that takes place in Southeast Detroit, aiming to educate women about the multifaceted opportunities within the construction industry. The program starts out broad, then focuses on specific industry sections.  ..


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Helping Women Succeed in Construction

 Aug 25, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

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Change the Narrative [TAUC Magazine Spring 2016 Article]

 May 10, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

The following is an insert from TAUC's 2016 Spring Magazine article 'Change the Narrative' written by Jacob Snyder. 
"TAUC is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year. As we reflect on all of the things that have changed over the course of the last decade, we should also point out a situation that has, unfortunately, stayed the same: the need for skilled craftspeople to make up the next generation of construction workers.  ..


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Upcoming Event: Michigan Construction Career Days 2016

 Apr 07, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

MICCD is a construction career exploration open to ALL Michigan 7th-12th grade students. With a tested blend of construction education, training and career information booths, hands-on activities and hands on equipment operation. MICCD provides Michigan's young people the chance to see, feel and experience construction work up-close using real tools, equipment and materials, while standing side-by-side with actual construction professionals. ..


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Flint Sen. Ananich visits pipe-laying training program

 Mar 15, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)


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Michigan Bricklayer Apprentices compete in International Masonry Skills Challenge

 Mar 01, 2016 Construction Careers MI  Comments (0)

The Mason Contractors Association of America held the annual International Masonry Skills Challenge on February 3, 2016 at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, NV. Three apprentices (Travis Buda, First Year; Ken Hernandez, Second Year; Nick Bracy, Third Year) won first place in the Region C Masonry Skills Challenge held October 2015 at the MI BAC Training Center in Lansing. This qualified them to represent BAC Local 2 of MI in Las Vegas. ..


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