Detroit Workforce of the Future Career Readiness & Job Shadow Program Graduation Information


2020 Detroit Workforce of the Future Student Drive-Through Graduation Event


Jobs for Michigan Graduates ZOOM Meeting Room: 

ID: 999 6112 5253 Passcode: 506272

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Detroit Workforce of the Future Career Readiness & Job Shadow Program


What does a job in construction look like for me?

Hear from industry professionals about how you can apply for the best jobs in construction.

If you are serious about getting a great job out of high school and working with one of the top companies in the state as part of their labor force, THEN THIS PROGRAM COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE! 


Information and Interview Sessions

Osborne High School informational session - Tuesday January 14, 2020 - 9:00am 
Osborne High School
interviews - Wednesday January 29, 2020 - 9:00am 

Pershing High School informational session - Tuesday January 14, 2020 - 1:00pm 
Pershing High School
interviews - Thursday January 30, 2020 - 1:00pm 

Cody High School informational session - Wednesday January 15, 2020 - 9:00am 
Cody High School
interviews - Friday January 31, 2020 - 9:00am 

Randolph CTC informational session - Tuesday January 21, 2020 - 9:30am & 1:30pm 
Randolph CTC
interviews - Friday January 30, 2020 - 9:30am & 1:00pm



2020 Detroit Workforce of the Future Program Acceptance

Application Period is Closed For 2020. Check Back January 2021


Detroit Workforce of the Future (DWF) is a sixteen-week free training program that introduces high school students to the construction industry, and an opportunity to be permanently hired by one of the many construction companies building Detroit for graduating seniors.

The program is available to Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) at Cody, Osborn, Pershing, and Randolph high-schools.


Detroit Workforce of the Future is made possible by the partnership of construction industry associations, unions, schools, a youth employment agency, an event business, a foundation, and grant organizations that work together to create incentive and inspiration for a cohort of students from Detroit high-schools.

Credentials/Training Earned

Graduates will receive tools, work boots, and safety gear at no charge and will be paid an hourly wage as part of the program.

NOTE: Applicants Must Pass A Drug Test


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