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Career Day with Howard S. Wright

December 6, 2018 | 8:45 am - 1:30 pm

Dream of a career in construction management?

Spend the day at the Howard S. Wright!

Career Day Information

Learn about careers within construction management with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!

  • Go behind the scenes with Howard S. Wright to see Portland’s booming construction industry! Talk with professionals about why they love their job.
  • Learn what it takes to build impressive buildings, highways, bridges, and railway and water projects.
  • Do hands-on activities (such as building information modeling, bidding & project management, immersive 3D/4D virtual reality) related to a current company project, then tour a construction site to see those plans come to life. This year, the construction site is the Portland Building (the one with the Portlandia statue).

Check-in & Eligibility
Check-in is at approximately 8:45 am. Program starts promptly at 9:00 am and ends at 1:30 pm. Open to students from PWA’s partner high schools.

Dress Code & Lunch
Lunch will be provided. Students should wear long pants and comfortable, low heel, closed-toe shoes and a coat/jacket depending on the weather.

Download the printable flyer here.


Registration closes: When filled. Seats fill fast! Sign up today.

Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.

Parkrose School District: Fill out this Permission Form and turn in completed form to Jessica Natonick at the College & Career Center ( and await confirmation.

North Clackamas, Gresham-Barlow and tri-county school districts: Fill out this Permission Form and email (via scan or photo) to and await confirmation.

Career Day with Howard S. Wright


December 6, 2018
8:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Howard S. Wright
1455 NW Irving St #400
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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