Construction Career Day

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

The 2023 event was a huge success! Below are some of the specifics:

  • Over 500 student's attended
  • 24 school districts were represented
  • 7 new schools were included
  • 39 businesses participated
  • We had 48 booths

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The purpose of Construction Career Day is to engage students and educate them about the opportunities within the construction industry today.  Students 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

At the 2019 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

Watch the recap video to experience some of the best parts of the day!

Watch the 2019 Construction Career Day Highlights