Building Trades Group to Partner with ACE Mentor Program

18March2007

Check out this article entitled, “Building Trades to Engage ACE Mentor Program”. Article can found below:

The Building & Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO has partnered with the ACE Mentor Program in an effort to encourage high school students to consider a career in the construction industry.

The ACE Mentor Program serves high school youth who are exploring careers in Architecture, Construction, or Engineering. The mentors are professionals from leading design and construction firms who volunteer their time and energy. The program is designed to engage, inform, and challenge youth.

Currently, there are over 5,400 students participating with over 1,700 mentors in 77 cities nationwide. In 2007, the program will expand into 46 states, with 73 additional locations, The program expects to have 7,500 students participating in 2007 with 2,400 mentoring firms and 4,000 individual mentors.

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