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LEARN2BUILD WORKSHOP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ST. PAUL PUBLIC HOUSING
Jul 22, 2021

LEARN2BUILD is a summer experience for students in grades 4-9 combining the fun and games of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with exciting activities focused on the construction building trades industry. Kids work individually and in teams to learn about construction concepts and designs. Students build take-home projects replicating “real-world” construction materials and processes. The […]

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LEARN2BUILD WORKSHOP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ST. PAUL PUBLIC HOUSING
Jul 20, 2021

LEARN2BUILD is a summer experience for students in grades 4-9 combining the fun and games of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with exciting activities focused on the construction building trades industry. Kids work individually and in teams to learn about construction concepts and designs. Students build take-home projects replicating “real-world” construction materials and processes. […]

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Learn2Build Workshop in partnership with St. Paul Public Housing
Jul 19, 2021

LEARN2BUILD is a summer experience for students in grades 4-9 combining the fun and games of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with exciting activities focused on the construction building trades industry. Kids work individually and in teams to learn about construction concepts and designs. Students build take-home projects replicating “real-world” construction materials and processes. […]

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Minnesota Trades Academy Track 2 – ONGOING July 7 – Aug. 12
Jul 18, 2021

The MN Trades Academy (MTA) is a paid summer construction internship experience for selected Twin Cities area high school youth. The goal is to help youth prepare for adulthood through life-long learning, skill development, and access to good jobs with good benefits in the construction industry. MTA aspires to provide rich, educational, hands-on experiences for […]

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Minnesota Trades Academy Track 1 – ONGOING: June 21 – Aug. 12
Jul 15, 2021

The MN Trades Academy (MTA) is a paid summer construction internship experience for selected Twin Cities area high school youth. The goal is to help youth prepare for adulthood through life-long learning, skill development, and access to good jobs with good benefits in the construction industry. MTA aspires to provide rich, educational, hands-on experiences for […]

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Sign Up Now: Minnesota Construction Crew 7th Annual Union Construction Career Fair
Jun 09, 2021

Do you know a graduating high school senior who prefers to work with their hands? How about a student who does not plan to pursue college and wants to start a career right after graduation? The MN Construction Crew 7th Annual Union Construction Contractors and Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Career Fair is an annual […]

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Women Building Success National Apprenticeship Week Photo Contest
Nov 12, 2020

Women Building Success is hosting its Third Annual Women Building Success National Apprenticeship Week Photo Contest event on Thursday, November 12th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. This is a virtual event that is open for individuals to participate statewide. The contest is available to apprentices only. However, all are welcome and encouraged to attend.   Click on the […]

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Women In Construction Week
Mar 01, 2020

Celebrate #WomenInConstruction Week with us! March 1-7, 2020, follow us on social media. (See our social accounts on the bottom of the homepage). Get ready to read awesome stories and watch videos of real women changing the face of Minnesota’s construction industry. Please share our posts using … #MNTrades #Minnesota #ApprenticeshipWorks #WIC #womeninconstructionweek #women #femaleempowerment

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Minnesota’s Apprenticeship Week, November 11-15
Nov 11, 2019

Apprenticeship Week in Minnesota is November 11-15, 2019. It is an opportunity for the apprenticeship community to tell their stories and share with businesses, industry, labor, education, career-seekers, community-based organizations, students and workers the advantages of developing careers through apprenticeship.

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Nov 02, 2019

Join us for Girl Power! on November 2, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Saint Paul College, 235 Marshall Ave., MN 55102. YWCA St. Paul is teaming up with Learn2Build to offer Girl Power! It’s open to young women and girls who identify as female, grades 4 through 10 – who are curious about learning how to build things with their hands.

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Camp Fire (Tanadoona Summer Camp)
Aug 11, 2019

Adventure is here! Join us July 11 – 16, for Camp Fire (Tanadoona Summer Camp).

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Learn2Build, St. Paul STEM Event, Johnson High School, St. Paul, MN
Jul 15, 2019

For two weeks (July 15th-26th), students throughout St. Paul and the East Metro are invited to participate in one of two one-week long hands-on workshops. Students in grades 5 through 8 will learn construction skills in a fun environment from real construction professionals. Location: St. Paul Public Schools, Johnson High School, 1349 Arcade Street, St. […]

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Learn2Build, White Bear Lake Area High School, White Bear Lake, MN
Jun 19, 2019

5th to 8th grade students from White Bear Lake area schools are invited to a fun, one-day, hands-on event where they can learn about careers in construction from construction professionals. Location: White Bear Lake Area High School, 3551 McKnight Road North, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To register for this […]

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Achievement Ceremony
Aug 17, 2018

Minnesota Trades Academy, Achievement Ceremony, Central High School, 275 Lexington Parkway North, St. Paul, MN  55104, 12:00 p.m.

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Helmets to Hardhats Veterans Appreciation Dinner
Mar 01, 2018

Jax Café, Minneapolis, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Contractors and local unions celebrate the veterans who helped to build Minnesota. Contact Joel Welter, Helmets to Hardhats Minnesota, 763-354-4546.

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YWCA Minneapolis, Minneapolis STEM event
Feb 21, 2018

Minneapolis STEM and Career Exploration Expo, Minneapolis Convention Center, Exhibit Hall D, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eighth grade students enrolled in Minneapolis Public Schools learn about STEM-related careers, including the construction trades.

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Power Girls! Connects Young Women With Construction Careers
Dec 02, 2022

Recently, more than 30 middle school girls attended Power Girls! at the YMCA in Minneapolis where they had the opportunity to learn about non-traditional career paths for women in the trades. The hands-on event allowed girls to learn about electricity, electrical work, plumbing, soldering, pipefitting and more through face-to-face interactions with 18 Twin Cities female […]

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Learn2Build, Eagan High School
Dec 02, 2022

Date not yet determined. To learn more and to register, contact: Nandi Rieck, 651.955.1452, Nandi.Rieck@district196.org.

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Learn2Build, St. Paul YWCA
Dec 02, 2022

Date not yet determined. More information to come.

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Dec 02, 2022

Check out the Construction Trades app, the first free mobile app for youth to explore careers in Minnesota’s construction industry, apply directly to apprenticeships and get advice from industry professionals. Minnesota youth graduating from high school now have a career hub at their fingertips. Download the Construction Trades App on Google Play and in Apple Store.

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