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Earn While You Learn: Here’s the 411 on Construction Apprenticeships

So, you know that the construction industry has some serious perks. But, how do you get started? One great way is an apprenticeship! Apprenticeships have been around for centuries. You won’t be limited to just sitting in a classroom and listening to a teacher for hours- with apprenticeship training, you’ll get …

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Happy 2nd Birthday, Build California

It’s hard to believe another year has passed… the Build California Initiative is now two years old!     Two years of showing just how much this industry matters. Two years of amplifying the voices of our construction family. Two years of growing our network across the state. Two years of inspiring, engaging …

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Build California e-cademy is Here! 5 Must-Knows About Our Online Construction Learning Platform

We’ve been building something exciting, and we’re so ready to show you!   Drum roll, please... Now announcing the Build California e-cademy, an e-learning platform to prepare you for a career in the construction industry through a series of classes, courses, and camps — even before an apprenticeship.   Now’s your chance to explore …

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Social Wellness, On the Construction Job Site and Off

Are you maintaining your social wellness? It may be more important than you think!   Social wellness “can be defined as one’s ability to effectively interact with those around him/herself and to create a support system that includes friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, etc.”   Also known as your well-being, social wellness helps you maintain …

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#IYouWe: Asian American Voices in Construction

As one of the most underrepresented groups in our industry — making up just under 1.5% of workers — Asian American voices in construction may not always be heard.   But, it’s critical to help amplify their voices and hear firsthand about their experiences so #IYouWe can make the construction family one …

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She Builds California: Q&A with Operating Engineer Tana Harris

It’s been an exciting month! Not only have we been hyping up all of the cool perks of being an operating engineer, but we’ve also featured the women crushing stereotypes in our industry for Women’s History Month. Now, we have a unique perspective with the best of both worlds. Check out …

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