Nov
16
9:00 AM09:00

Pathways to Apprenticeship at Pierce County Career Day

New to Pierce County Career Days, this year we have a special morning session for Principals, Teachers, Administrators, Counselors and Parents to learn more about Construction Careers!  Learn about the variety of careers available in Construction, how apprenticeship leads to a degree and how to support students interested in careers in the trades!

  • Tour the Pierce County Career Day
  • Valuable career guidance tools and academic resources
  • Hear from apprentices and experts in the industry from many different careers
  • Connections to apprenticeship programs representing many industries
  • OSPI Clock Hours

Please feel free to bring two or three students (juniors and seniors) that have expressed an interest in the trades.

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Nov
16
8:00 AM08:00

Pierce County Career Day

Pierce County Career Day is at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, WA. The 9th annual event is preparing the youth of today for the careers of the future is what Pierce County Career Day is all about! 


Interactive High School Career Events for the Construction Industry

Designed to inspire Washington high school students toward construction careers, Construction Career Days 2016 invites the students to participate! As one of our country’s largest industries, the construction trades are facing a shortage of skilled workers. If not addressed, this shortage will increase. It will affect quality, safety, and the industry’s overall ability to compete in building the infrastructure needed by an ever-growing population. These events addresses the need to educate young people about the tremendous opportunities available in the construction industry.

Outdoor Heavy Equipment
Students are encouraged to operate rigs, tools, and equipment.

Indoor Hands-On Construction Activities
Students can try their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick, survey map reading, or running a crane simulator.

Indoor Information
Students will be exposed to local Educational Programs, Industry Associations, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Federal Trainee Programs, etc. These organizations offer short sessions about their programs and support services.

Too many students leave high school without an idea of what kind of jobs or careers are available in today’s job market. Construction Career Days are an innovative workforce development tool designed to provide high school students with hands-on exposure to diverse and growing careers, and to provide employers with a pipeline of professionals for tomorrow.

Through interactive exhibits students will discover the technical skills required to be successful and learn about internships, registered apprenticeships, training resources and careers in:

  • Construction
  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
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Nov
13
8:00 AM08:00

Pathways to Apprenticeship

NOW is the time to consider Apprenticeship! Learn about the educational opportunities,  hands on training and vast career opportunities through apprenticeship at this event 

At this daylong conference you will receive:

  • Apprenticeship 101 
  • Tour of South Seattle College Georgetown Campus and Apprenticeship    Programs
  • Valuable career guidance tools and academic resources
  • Hear from apprentices and experts in the industry from many different careers
  • Connections to apprenticeship programs representing many industries
  • Visit Seattle Vocational Institute/ Tiny House Build and hear from Pre Apprenticeship programs
  • OSPI Clock Hours

Please feel free to bring two to three junior or senior students

 that have expressed an interest in the trades.

Register Here!

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Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

King County Construction Career Day

The King County Construction Career Day will be held at Magnuson Park, Seattle.  This event is put on by the AGC Education Foundation every year.  The event includes a tour of the University of Washington’s Virtual Construction Lab.


Interactive High School Career Events for the Construction Industry

Designed to inspire Washington high school students toward construction careers, Construction Career Days 2016 invites the students to participate! As one of our country’s largest industries, the construction trades are facing a shortage of skilled workers. If not addressed, this shortage will increase. It will affect quality, safety, and the industry’s overall ability to compete in building the infrastructure needed by an ever-growing population. These events addresses the need to educate young people about the tremendous opportunities available in the construction industry.

Outdoor Heavy Equipment
Students are encouraged to operate rigs, tools, and equipment.

Indoor Hands-On Construction Activities
Students can try their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick, survey map reading, or running a crane simulator.

Indoor Information
Students will be exposed to local Educational Programs, Industry Associations, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Federal Trainee Programs, etc. These organizations offer short sessions about their programs and support services.

Too many students leave high school without an idea of what kind of jobs or careers are available in today’s job market. Construction Career Days are an innovative workforce development tool designed to provide high school students with hands-on exposure to diverse and growing careers, and to provide employers with a pipeline of professionals for tomorrow.

Through interactive exhibits students will discover the technical skills required to be successful and learn about internships, registered apprenticeships, training resources and careers in construction.

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Oct
11
to Oct 12

2017 Construction Career Days

  • Spokane County Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2017 Construction Career Days are being held at the Spokane County Fairgrounds. This year’s theme “We Build America. What will You Build?" The men and women in the construction industry built this county from the ground up – learn how you can become part of that industry.


Interactive High School Career Events for the Construction Industry

Designed to inspire Washington high school students toward construction careers, Construction Career Days 2016 invites the students to participate! As one of our country’s largest industries, the construction trades are facing a shortage of skilled workers. If not addressed, this shortage will increase. It will affect quality, safety, and the industry’s overall ability to compete in building the infrastructure needed by an ever-growing population. These events addresses the need to educate young people about the tremendous opportunities available in the construction industry.

Outdoor Heavy Equipment
Students are encouraged to operate rigs, tools, and equipment.

Indoor Hands-On Construction Activities
Students can try their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick, survey map reading, or running a crane simulator.

Indoor Information
Students will be exposed to local Educational Programs, Industry Associations, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Federal Trainee Programs, etc. These organizations offer short sessions about their programs and support services.

Too many students leave high school without an idea of what kind of jobs or careers are available in today’s job market. Construction Career Days are an innovative workforce development tool designed to provide high school students with hands-on exposure to diverse and growing careers, and to provide employers with a pipeline of professionals for tomorrow.

Through interactive exhibits students will discover the technical skills required to be successful and learn about internships, registered apprenticeships, training resources and careers in:

  • Construction
  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
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Jun
3
8:00 AM08:00

Apprenticeship Ambassador Leadership Institute

The Ambassador Program is an opportunity for Apprentices and Journeypersons to engage in peer to peer recruitment and act as stewards for their trade.  

Who should participate: 

Apprentices or Journeypersons from a Washington State registered apprenticeship programs that are excited about their trade and eager to share the benefits of a career in construction at outreach events while gaining skills in leadership, mentoring, recruitment and community service. 

Leadership Institute:

To best prepare Ambassadors we are offering a one day Leadership Institute that will include Leadership, Outreach/Recruitment and Mentorshipskills training.

Ambassadors will receive a 7 hour certificate of achievement upon completion of this training.  

Location:  Western Washington Sheet Metal JATC

11831 Beverly Park Road, B-1

Everett, WA 98204

Date: June 3, 2017 8am to  5p

How to register:

Program Leaders: Please select an apprentice and/or journeyperson to send to this training.  Thispersonshould be a reliable ambassador for their trade and able to attend the training. 

 

Please contact Diana Wiest at dwiest@rtc.edu or 425-235-2352x2210  to complete the registration.

 

“This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.  The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor.  The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.  This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.”

 

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12th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit 2017
Jun
1
to Jun 2

12th Annual Energy & Construction Best Practices Summit 2017

  • Centralia College TransAlta Commons (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Summit, now in its 12th year, will feature Dr. Mark Taylor, an award-winning speaker recognized internationally as an educator, expert, and consultant on the forefront of transformations in educational practice and workplace management. As an authority on generational relations and the traits, developmental issues, and learning outcomes of today’s young people, he is dedicated to helping colleges, universities, and professional programs better understand and serve our students for learning, development, persistence, and successful integration into the “after college” world through keynotes, seminars, and workshops. He is founder and President of Taylor Programs.

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May
25
8:00 AM08:00

Construction Career Pathways Event 2017

Teachers, Counselors, Educators:

NOW is the time to consider careers in construction!.  Learn about the educational opportunities, hands on training and vast career opportunities jobs in this industry offer a the Construction Career Pathways Event.

At this daylong conference you will receive:

  • Tour of Bates Technical College South Campus and Apprenticeship Programs
  • Valuable career guidance tools and academic resources
  • In-depth knowledge of the construction pathways
  • Connections to apprenticeship programs representing many industries
  • OSPI Clock Hours

Please feel free to bring two to three students (juniors and seniors) that have expressed an interest in the trades.

 

Register!

 

“This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration.  The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor.  The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.  This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.”

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EmPower Women's Leadership Conference
Mar
8
8:00 AM08:00

EmPower Women's Leadership Conference

Don't miss the premier leadership conference for women in nontraditional careers.

This premier event will bring together women in nontraditional careers to celebrate their success as leaders in their fields, support and inspire other women to embrace and find their inner leader, showcase the possibilities for women in non-traditional careers when we provide access for women to these fields, and explore ways to recruit more women in the workforce.  Men and women are encouraged to attend to support women in the trades.

A variety of panels and speakers will showcase female pioneers and rising stars in the trades and leaders in these careers. Join us International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2017 at Hotel Murano for this day-long event.

Throughout the day you will hear from women that have broken through barriers to become 'first" female leaders in organizations and associations; women that have transitioned from traditional careers into the trades; women that are pioneers and rising stars; an all male panel sharing perspectives and support of women in the trades, and much, much more.


Event Details

March 8, 2017 (International Women's Day) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m. Hotel Murano, Tacoma Washington      

Registration

Early Bird Registration: $75

Students (apprentices and students of community & technical colleges): $25

Scholarships are available for K-12 Students, contact Lin Carleton at lcarleton@rtc.edu


Speakers

The event’s keynote speaker is Dr. Rita Cameron, a sought-after, highly engaging presenter, consultant, and trainer whose expertise covers gender, diversity, and social justice. 

Dr. Cameron Wedding is a national and international trainer on implicit bias and will start the day with a thought provoking and inspiring presentation.

Thank you to our sponsors

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To Sponsor or Exhibit at this event contact:

Diana Wiest, Construction Center of Excellence dwiest@rtc.edu or Kim Davis, Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing &Technology kim.davis@skagit.edu

Presented by the Centers of Excellence for Construction and Marine Manufacturing and Technology

 

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Oct
4
8:00 AM08:00

Tri Cities Construction Career Day

  • 1500 S. Oak St. Building #20 Kennewick, WA 99337 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tri Cities Construction Career Day will be held at the Benton County Fairgrounds.   This is the 9th year of this all construction career event. This event showcases the many different types of both heavy and light equipment used in the construction trades.  


Interactive High School Career Events for the Construction Industry

Designed to inspire Washington high school students toward construction careers, Construction Career Days 2016 invites the students to participate! As one of our country’s largest industries, the construction trades are facing a shortage of skilled workers. If not addressed, this shortage will increase. It will affect quality, safety, and the industry’s overall ability to compete in building the infrastructure needed by an ever-growing population. These events addresses the need to educate young people about the tremendous opportunities available in the construction industry.

Outdoor Heavy Equipment
Students are encouraged to operate rigs, tools, and equipment.

Indoor Hands-On Construction Activities
Students can try their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick, survey map reading, or running a crane simulator.

Indoor Information
Students will be exposed to local Educational Programs, Industry Associations, Apprenticeship Training Programs, and Federal Trainee Programs, etc. These organizations offer short sessions about their programs and support services.

Too many students leave high school without an idea of what kind of jobs or careers are available in today’s job market. Construction Career Days are an innovative workforce development tool designed to provide high school students with hands-on exposure to diverse and growing careers, and to provide employers with a pipeline of professionals for tomorrow.

Through interactive exhibits students will discover the technical skills required to be successful and learn about internships, registered apprenticeships, training resources and careers in:

  • Construction
  • Aerospace
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Utilities
  • Transportation

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