Mike Burdick of Queensbury, N.Y. went to college because that was what was expected of him after graduating from high school.
A number of high school graduates and college students struggle to find a career that pays well and they enjoy. A registered apprenticeship program in the construction industry can set you ahead for a life of financial success.
It’s not a secret anymore. The U.S. needs more construction workers. Not only that, but the young men and women coming out of high school and college might be exactly the people to fill this economic gap.