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We are passionate about shaping the next generation of construction professionals in Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana

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Our Mission

We strive to excite students with the opportunities available in construction by providing hands-on experience and industry knowledge. We are committed to giving students the tools and resources they need to explore career paths, connect with local companies, and learn skills essential to the construction industry.

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Path in Life

Learn about in-demand career pathways from industry leaders
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Discover a
Rewarding Future

We introduce career worthy fields that provide room for growth
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Experience a variety of industries through tours, co-ops & more
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Exploring Careers In Construction

Construction careers are perfect for people who love hands-on work! You’ll typically get to see a tangible result from your work, whether it be a building, highway, or complex. This lets you see the impact of your efforts, which can play a big part in feeling content in your career. Not to mention, construction careers are always in demand as there is a constant need for new and improved infrastructure, so you’ll have job security, good pay, and plenty of room for growth. Some key positions in the construction field include:

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Project Manager

Project Managers lead the entire construction project! Their main duties are to plan the work, maintain a budget, and make sure everything gets ...
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Construction Engineer

Do you enjoy math, science, or design? If so, you may want to explore becoming a Construction Engineer. They are responsible for...
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Site Supervisor

Site Supervisors are the leaders that work directly in the field at job sites. They manage workers, ensure safety regulations are being followed, and keep everything running smoothly. This job is ideal for ...
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Are you an expert with money? So are Estimators! Their job is to figure out how much a construction project will cost by analyzing materials, labor, and other expenses. If you...
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Skilled Tradesperson

Tradespeople are the heart of the construction industry! This work includes roles like carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and masons. If you’re interested in becoming a tradesperson, you’ll want to love working with ...
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Construction Skills for a Successful Career

Construction has options for a wide range of interests and skills! If you aren't sure if you're a great fit for a manufacturing career, see if you match any of the following skills that are highly sought after in the industry:

If you're considering your future career, the construction industry has a lot to offer.

 It’s perfect for all kinds of skills, whether you’re into tech, solving problems, working on a team, or adapting quickly to changes. If you pay attention to details or like a fast-paced environment, there’s probably a place for you in construction!

Youth Programs

We introduce students to exciting career pathways in supply chain, manufacturing, construction, and healthcare. Learn more about each of our focus industries and their opportunities today!

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Lunch & Learns

Enjoy lunch while gaining insight and knowledge through presentations by industry experts.
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Business Partner Tours 
& Job Shadows

Step into the industry operations with tours and hands-on job shadows at leading companies, offering an immersive learning experience.
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Junior Achievement 
Inspire to Hire Events

Junior Achievement 
Inspire to Hire Events

Connect with professionals and discover diverse career paths at our Junior Achievement Inspire to Hire Event.
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Co-op/Internship Opportunities

Begin your career journey with real-world experience through co-op and internship opportunities with local business partners.
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Our Sponsors

Our partners not only provide monetary donations and support to make our services and programs free for all, but they also provide an array of opportunities for our members including info sessions, facility tours, co-ops or internships, and full-time positions.

Our Events

Construction OKI and Career Aspirations introduces students to exciting career pathways in supply chain, manufacturing, construction, and healthcare. Learn more about each of our focus industries and their opportunities today!

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