Construction Career Pathways offers elementary, middle, and high school teachers and guidance counselors access to success stories, videos, and other content to explore construction careers with their students. Below are links to posters, flyers, infographics, PowerPoint presentations, videos and lesson activities that teachers and guidance counselors can use in the classroom to help their students understand the role of construction and building trades professionals in building our roads, bridges, schools, hospitals. homes and office buildings. In addition, these tools can help students better understand how they can pursue a career in the construction trades – similar to the steps students need to take to enter college or the military.
Poster: Inspirational career poster featuring African-American (black) female construction worker. Download here
Poster: Inspirational career poster featuring Caucasian (white) female construction worker. Download here
MN Trades Academy: Paid summer internship experience for Twin Cities high school students. Download here
Learn2Build: Program focused on introducing middle school students to explore construction careers through hands-on projects. Download here
Teachers, guidance counselors, and students can use this link to explore 30+ careers in Minnesota’s construction industry.
Students can use this link to begin the process of applying for a construction trades apprenticeship. Must be 18 years old and have earned your high school diploma or GED.