2017 Construction Career Exploration Spring Events

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Michigan Construction is proud to be involved with numerous construction career events taking place this spring.

April 13, 2017
8 a.m. - 2 p.m
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI

MiCareerQuest, an innovative, experiential career event, was created in 2015 by Michigan Works! Kent, Allegan & Barry Counties (now West Michigan Works!), Kent ISD, and the Construction Workforce Development Alliance (CWDA). The event was created in response to employers’ needs for future talent in construction, healthcare, information technology, and manufacturing.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.micareerquest.org/

Michigan Construction Career Days
May 4th: 8am-11:30 and
May 5th: 8am-11:30
Operating Engineers 324
275 East Highland Road
Howell, MI 48843

Since 2008, Michigan Construction Career Days (MICCD) is Michigan’s premiere construction career exploration event. Based on the National Career Day model, MICCD provides Michigan’s young people with the opportunity to experience construction up-close — getting the chance to use real tools, materials, and heavy equipment under the direct guidance of construction professionals from all sectors of the industry. These young people will not only see first-hand what construction is like, but learn of the training and education paths that are available to help secure the good paying jobs a career in construction provides.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.michiganccd.com/page3.php

Construction Science Expo
May 16, 2017
9:30 am – 1:30pm
Michigan Science Center
5020 John R Street
Detroit, MI 48202

The Construction Science Expo is an annual event, held in late spring at a prominent location in Detroit. High school students who have signed a drug-free pledge are invited to spend a day at this Expo, being exposed to careers in the engineering and construction fields through a variety of speakers and hands-on experiences. The first event was held in 2011 at the Michigan Science Center and subsequent highly successful events have been held at that location or the A. Philip Randolph Career and Technical Center.

For more information, please visit:  http://constructionscienceexpo.com/

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