Stayton High Kicks Off “Careers in Construction” Month

Build-Oregon logoThe 2016–2017 school year is in full swing, and October is officially “Careers in Construction” month! Friday, September 30th marked the official kickoff of a month packed with Willamette ESD and Build-Oregon high school career events throughout the Willamette Valley.  Hosted by Stayton High School, the event boasted around 500 students and educators from Stayton, Regis, Cascade, and Jefferson High Schools.

If you were a student in attendance at the Stayton event, and you stopped by the Build-Oregon booth, don’t miss your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card! Visit our website to fill out a short survey and you’ll be entered to win. It’s that easy! Make sure to follow us on Twitter (@buildoregon), since we’ll be announcing the winner there too.

While you’re on the website, make sure to check out all of the resources about careers in construction.  An estimated 30,000 new construction workers will be needed in Oregon by 2020, and that could be YOU! High wages, high demand, lots of different career choices.  The choice is up to you!









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Construction Laborer