Build-Pride is hitting the road for Central High School in Burden, Kansas for an all student assembly with 9-12th graders to share our love for construction and the opportunities abound.
Build-Pride Ambassadors will attend to connect employers with career-minded Hutch CC students and alumni. The event is also open to community job seekers.
Over 500 students are expected to attend the Cowley County Career Expo where Build-Pride ambassadors will help expose students to a wide range of careers in construction. We’ll provide a hands-on activity / demonstration pertaining to construction careers and provide pertinent information about career opportunities in the industry.
Groups of 70-75 8th grade students will be rotating through 3 stations in the library at Curtis Middle School in 75 minutes increments. Build-Pride will receive 30 minutes within each rotation to talk about careers in construction. This event will expose students to colleges, careers, and real life simulations focused on Reality U curriculum.
The office of Career and Technical Education with the Wichita Public School has organized career fairs at four USD 259 high schools. These fairs will provide an excellent opportunity for Build-Pride to tell students about the great construction employment opportunities in our community.
The Youth Employment Project is hosting a job fair for individuals between 16-24 years of age and Build-Pride will be attending to share our experience, knowledge and opportunities within the construction industry.
Build-Pride will attend the Jobs FORE Youth golf tournament to support Workforce Alliance’s mission to connect local youth with employers in structured work experiences such as construction.