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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.

2019 Women Build It Conference | Lansing, Michigan

 Jul 26, 2019 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)

The Lansing Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) organization held its third annual WOMEN BUILD event this month. The exploration event allows women who were interested in construction to learn about the exciting career opportunities in the construction skilled trades. 

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Apprenticeship Signing Day 2019

 May 14, 2019 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)


On May 9th, 2019, the Genesee Career Institute hosted the 2019 Apprenticeship Signing Day, where two seniors were signed into the BAC Local 2 Apprenticeship program following their completion of the North America's Building Trades Unions Apprentice Readiness Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3). ..


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Operating Engineers Local 324 | Apprentice Open Application Process

 May 10, 2019 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)


Save the date! Applications are available online from June 10th, 2019 - June 14th, 2019 on the OE324.org website.  ..


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Wayland Carpenters & Millwrights Career Fair | Tuesday, May 7th

 Mar 14, 2019 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)


On Tuesday, May 7th, the Wayland Carpenters & Millwrights will be hosting a career fair. From 8 am to 10 am interested individuals can head to the training center to learn more about a potential career as a carpenter or millwright. ..


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2018 MASCI Apprentices of the Year

 Dec 14, 2018 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)


On Wednesday, December 12th, Operating Engineers Local 324’s Matt Gibson and Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Union Local 514’s Desiree Lopez were both recognized by MASCI (Michigan Apprenticeship Steering Committee, Inc.) as 2018 “Apprentice of the Year”. Gibson’s ability to lead and strong work ethic earned him the award for manufacturing. Lopez’s extensive knowledge and hard work made her a clear choice as the recipient for the award for construction.
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