RECORDING: Panel – Careers and Scholarship Opportunities in Construction

ByBrad Bradford

Thank you to everyone who attended our panel on careers in construction. You can watch the session again here and tap the download button below for a copy of the presentation. Please share this page widely with anyone who might be thinking about their career next steps.

An overview and links are available below:

The construction industry offers incredible opportunities for skill and career development. The BOLT Foundation is supporting under-represented youth and young adults access the incredible skill and career development opportunities in the construction sector with scholarships of up to $5,000.Join Toronto City Councillor Brad Bradford and TDSB Trustee Michelle Aarts for a presentation and panel discussion in partnership with the BOLT Foundation discussing how youth and young people can find a path into the construction industry and the diverse opportunities offered by the sector.

The discussion is relevant for youth from Grade 7 through to young adults in post-secondary education, and any youth unsure about their career pathway. Parents, guidance counsellors and construction industry professionals interested in mentoring youth are welcomed and encouraged to attend!

Thank you to our panelists:

Michelle Aarts, Toronto District School Board Trustee (Beaches-East York)

Raly Chakarova, Executive Director, Bolt Foundation

Laura Cortez, Outreach Coordinator, LIUNA Local 183 Training Centre

Dr. Peter Tumidajski, Chair, Angelo DelZotto School of Construction Management, George Brown College

To find out more about the BOLT Foundation visit the foundation’s website here: