Explore Building Trades

Career Resources

Explore BLDG Trades shines a virtual spotlight on building trades training and career opportunities. The digital tools on this page are ideal for educators, students, parents, and adult learners to use when exploring career opportunities in construction trades and related fields. Browse through career pathways highlighting jobs and salaries, as well as industry videos, session recordings from industry experts, and a directory of industry and education partners who go more in-depth about their organizations, training, jobs and more!

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Career Resources


  • Businesses - You can offer unique learning opportunities to students--internships, job shadows, summer and part-time jobs, and the development of industry-informed classroom projects with educators. 
  • Students - You can seek out and take advantage of internship and other work-based learning opportunities in the region. You can develop great core work skills through retail and restaurant jobs.
  • Colleges, Universities, K-12 Schools - You can partner with local businesses in educating their students and creating awareness of local career opportunities.
  • Work+Learn Indiana - A statewide, online resource to connect students to career opportunities in our region.
  • INTERN South Bend Region - The Chamber works to guide employers through internship creation and introduces businesses to additional resources, such as Indiana's EARN program, which can provide dollars to businesses who employ qualified students.
  • INTERN South Bend Region Summer Connect - Program offers professional development and social events to get interns engaged in the community.
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Contact Executive Director of Education & Workforce Kate Lee at 574.400.4030