The Michigan Council of Carpenters and Millwrights trade union is finishing their new training center on what was an empty field in the Tuxedo neighborhood on Detroit’s west side. Part of the union’s mission is to train more Detroiters to join the trades. This summer, they started a boot camp so high school students can learn what it’s like to become a carpenter.
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics relates to the planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail, and water and related professional support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.
Dynamic message signs, roadway weather information systems, and closed-circuit televisions are some of the devices that are helping to make our roads smarter. Shandre Huff will talk to you about these and more devices on Michigan roadways and how they are helping you get to your destination safer and more efficiently.
In this episode, learn the skills and education you need to succeed in these emerging industries, and learn about a resource that helps you identify high-demand and high wage careers. Don’t miss the chance to discover some career opportunities of the future.
Software development, computer science and information technology are careers with many different pathways. In the Career Center visit with an IT entrepreneur, and learn about how early exposure to STEM can help change lives.
Artists, engineers, fabricators, machinists, and entrepreneurs, can all find good careers in Small Scale Manufacturing. Visit a unique manufacturer of recycled goods and talk to a small non-profit about the career pathways available for people interested in small-scale manufacturing.
Over 180,000 people in Michigan are employed in automotive manufacturing alone. But it isn’t just manufacturing, there are automotive careers in engineering, repair, design, sales and so much more. Learn about Automotive Jobs in The Career Center.
Careers in manufacturing are on the rise, and they look a lot different than the assembly lines we saw in the past. Manufacturing has gone high tech. Learn about manufacturing careers at an automotive manufacturer, and go On the Job with a company that specializes in 3D printing on The Career Center