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 12, 2021
Osborne High School interviews - Monday January 25, 2021
Pershing High School informational session - Wednesday January 13, 2021
Pershing High School interviews - Tuesday January 26, 2021
Cody High School informational session - Thursday January 14, 2021
Cody High School interviews - Wednesday January 27, 2021
Randolph CTC informational session - Tuesday January 19, 2021
Randolph CTC interviews - Thursday January 28, 2021
Applications for 2021 Are Now Being Accepted
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 upon graduation.
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.
- Management and Unions Serving Together (MUST) Safety Program modules
- Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) 30-hour safety training program
- 10-weeks of classroom training introducing construction concepts
- 5-weeks of job-site visits and shadowing
- 1-week spent working on a community project
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