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16th Annual Construction Career Days of South Florida

Friday, October 21, 2016
 
The 16th annual Construction Career Days of South Florida takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 25 – 26, 2016, at Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Road, Davie.

The two-day event kicks off with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, October 25, at 7 a.m. The event will be open each day from 7 a.m – 2 p.m. for students to learn about rewarding careers in the highway and bridge industry.
 
Broward County Public School students will have the opportunity to observe demonstrations, experience several aspects of construction through hands-on learning labs, and meet and interact with leaders in the construction field. The event’s focus is to encourage students to consider a future career in the construction industry.
 
This one-of-a-kind event offers students a glimpse into one of the largest growing industries in the nation, showcasing which career options are available to them, whether they pursue the workforce after high school, post-secondary training or seek a college degree in construction or engineering. 

Construction Career Days of South Florida is a national event sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, Florida Transportation Builder’s Association and Florida Department of Transportation.
 
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