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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.

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.

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Students Explore Skilled Trades at EMU Expo

 Nov 10, 2016   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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Change the Narrative [TAUC Magazine Spring 2016 Article]

 May 10, 2016   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   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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Construction Career Opportunity: Michigan Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers

 Dec 18, 2015   Comments (0)

What do Bricklayers do?
Bricklayers do heavy lifting combined with precise positioning of components. The work involves the placement of a wide variety of brick, masonry block, stone, marble, terra cotta, tile, and related materials. These are used in the construction of walls, partitions, fireplaces, chimneys, and other structures. They also install the fire brick linings of kilns and industrial furnaces.


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