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Construction Career Expo

Tuesday, October 15, 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
George Gervin Gameabove Center

The Washtenaw Contractors Association (WCA) in conjunction with the Washtenaw Contractors Association Foundation have hosted the “JUST BUILD IT! Construction Career Expo” for middle and high school students to explore various careers in the commercial construction industry. Drawing an average of 1,600-2,000 students annually, JUST BUILD IT! has served more than 34,000 students from Washtenaw County and beyond since its inception in 1998.

As the longest running and most comprehensive construction career exploration program in Michigan the “JUST BUILD IT!” Construction Career Expo provides students in grades 8-12 and their counselors and teachers with hands on activities with the skilled trade apprenticeship programs: demonstrations by industry professionals such as architects and engineers; and exhibits by construction firms, educational institutions and industry organizations.

  • Hands-on activities with skilled trade apprenticeship programs.
  • Demonstrations by industry professionals such as architects and engineers.
  • Exhibits by construction firms, educational institutions, and industry organizations.