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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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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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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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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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Apprenticeship Opportunity - Michigan Elevator Constructors

 Aug 12, 2015   Comments (0)

The Elevator Constructors are seeking applicants for their Apprenticeship Program in Michigan.  ..

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