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FIND YOUR PASSION - Right here in Central Minnesota.

With the help of our members, we are dedicated to helping all students and employees grow personally and professionally. In addition to scholarships, internships, and additional training events, the Chamber's Business Education Network (BEN) Committee works with our members to produce short videos on local industries.


Browse this page, and check back periodically, to learn about local job options, education requirements, what the work is like, and more! If you are interested in adding your own industry video to our page, please send us an email!

Construction is essential to our economy.

Job opportunities are rising, and can be obtained with a high school diploma. While you can secure a job with no experience, construction also offers a wide variety of advancement opportunities.

Watch the videos below to learn why you should work in construction and what to expect!

Content prepared in partnership with K. Johnson Construction. Videos cover a variety of construction sectors, but focuses on concrete and masonry.

Overview of Concrete/Masonry Construction Career Details in Central MN:

Helpful things to know as a high school student considering this industry.

Getting into concrete & masonry construction:

Hear from K. Johnson employees why they joined this industry.

Quick Facts on the Construction Industry:

Learn titles of construction jobs, pay, school needed, etc.

We want to help students succeed. Finding your path can be confusing and expensive, but a little research and exposure to jobs in action can cut down on the clutter and help you find a career you enjoy and provides the life you want.

Visit our 'For Students' page to find more information on the following opportunities:
  • Paid summer internships for high school students
  • Scholarships (high school and college)
  • Local job openings for college students

Expand your search further with these resources.

Find local job exposure opportunities, careers, and more.