Ozarks Tonight: Construction Careers

Ozarks Tonight

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Women in Construction Week gets underway March 7-13 in Springfield. Executive Director of the Springfield Contractors Association, Megan Short, describes the potential women have in this field and how they’re being celebrated.

Short also describes a new website, recently launched, to better inform high school students about careers in the construction industry.

The website, www.BuildtheOzarks.com, provides:

  • Career pathway options
  • Video testimonials from local workers
  • Links to programs for high school students including Build My Future, Build U, and ACE Mentor Program
  • Links for local apprenticeship programs
  • Links for local college and university programs
  • Information specifically for parents

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