Construction Career Day

The 2nd Annual Construction Career Day will take place on Thursday, April 13th, 2023 between 8 AM - 2 PM at the Mathewson Exhibition Center on the Missouri State Fair Grounds, in Sedalia, MO.

A concrete demonstartion for two students at the 2019 Construction Career DayThe purpose of Construction Career Day is to engage students and educate them about the opportunities within the construction industry today.  Students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with interactive displays, equipment operation and learning labs. Career opportunities that students can explore include:

  • Heavy equipment operation
  • Concrete
  • Welding
  • Heating and cooling
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • And many other construction related trades

Last event, we had approximately 400 students attend, representing 47 school districts. 86% of students surveyed after our last event had a positive opinion of a career in construction and 75% of students say they are now interested in a career in the construction industry after attending the event

2019 Construction Career Day Highlights