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Which employer will create the next generation worker?

  The employer that leverages mentorships with internships and apprenticeships will be the winner? Internship programs allow students to really experience the industry in an age- and skills-appropriate manner. Apprenticeship programs are usually for those a little older than who internships serve and can function as a direct pipeline into your company. One of an apprenticeship program's biggest benefits is it can serve as a direct pipeline into positions within your company.  The young people, by the end, are all trained sufficiently to take on full roles within your company.  Thompson J. Council Post: Creating The Next Generation Of Workers Through Mentorship And Training.  Forbes . . Published February 20, 2023. Accessed March 24, 2023. ‌

Construction Apprenticeships at Blue Ridge Community College

  The Construction Apprenticeship program allows eligible high school graduates and adult learners to earn while you learn in the classroom and on the job.  The program is a collaborative effort of Blue Ridge Community College, Henderson County Public Schools, Transylvania County Public Schools, Homeschool Association, and local employers working together to support the workforce of today and tomorrow. The Construction Apprenticeship program is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Labor. Apply Today for a Construction Apprenticeship Note there are skilled trades apprenticeship programs that include: Electrical HVAC Plumbing

Young women - joining an apprenticeship program

  "A story of stumbling through life and onto a construction site will help more young women envision themselves in full command of their future — even in the male-dominated electrical contracting industry." Read more at

Construction career day event draws big crowd of youth in Sacramento

A 'Construction Trades Day' in Sacramento brought in more than 1300 high school students according to the CBS Sacramento news. Students got to see all the different jobs in the industry. The construction industry brings high-demand, high paying jobs straight out of high school!  Apprenticeships and college opportunities also exist. The whole idea is to inspire young kids. Will you be attending the WNC Career Construction Day event at the Haywood Smoky Mountain Event Center in March of 2023?