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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.

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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Women Build Exploration Day | Perry, MI

 Jul 13, 2018 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)

Women In Skilled Trades is a program that has partnered with a number of local trade unions to put on a day of hands-on activities and work sessions for women to learn about the exciting and lucrative career opportunities in the construction skilled trades.

Space is limited! Sign up now at https://tinyurl.com/womenbuild3


 

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5 Reasons Why More Women Should Get Into Construction

 Mar 07, 2018 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)


The construction industry is continuing to grow in Michigan. Opportunities to advance in the skilled trades are plentiful, and this industry needs more women!
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Operating Engineers 324 Apprentices | National Apprenticeship Week 2017

 Nov 14, 2017 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)

Listen to current students share their experiences as Apprentices in Operating Engineers Local 324 Apprenticeship & Training program during 2017 National Apprenticeship Week. 
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Sometimes It Takes a Village

 May 22, 2017 Jillian Otten  Comments (0)


Emily Williams is a young, single mother from Flint whose life was turned around in 2016. ..


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