The 2019 MCAA GreatFutures Forum will showcase our nation’s history while focusing on our industry’s future when it lands in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. This year’s conference will be held in at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park from Thursday, September 19 – Saturday, September
The team from Milwaukee School of Engineering won the final round of the Student Chapter Competition at MCAA19, taking home the first prize and $10,000 for their efforts. Their proposal for the renovation of Indiana University’s Memorial Football Stadium beat out proposals from McMaster University, the University of Missouri – Columbia and the Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Pittsburg State University chapter won the Student Chapter of the Year at MCAA19. The chapter was selected based on how well it promotes an understanding of the mechanical industry and the career opportunities offered.
MCERF announced the recipients of four MCERF Scholarships created to honor the industry leaders they are named after. The students receiving these scholarships were selected for their academic performance, leadership skills, and interest in developing a career in the mechanical industry.
During the Student Chapter Exhibit at MCAA19, students from top schools showcased their chapters’ successes and discussed internship and job opportunities with member companies.
This year, MCAA Student Chapters are showcased in their own exhibit during MCAA19. The Student Chapter Exhibit will provide more one-on-one opportunities for MCAA Members to connect with students and discuss their future involvement in the industry. We look forward to seeing you there!
Congratulations to our four finalists for this year’s MCAA Student Chapter Competition: McMaster University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, University of Missouri – Columbia and Wentworth Institute of Technology. You can see the final four teams compete at MCAA19 on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these students’ insightful approaches to a real-world contracting bid!
MCAA will present an official charter to its 59th student chapter, Alfred State College, during MCAA19. The Alfred State College MCAA Student Chapter is sponsored by the MCA of Rochester, New York.
MCAA member, Shaabini Alford, was recently featured on the Construction Career Podcast, a podcast that focuses on careers in the construction industry.
MCAA’s 2nd annual GreatFutures Forum, held in Anaheim, CA was a huge win-win for MCAA and student chapter members. The annual Job Fair saw 250 students from 30 MCAA student chapters network with representatives of 40 MCAA contractor and manufacturer-supplier companies offering jobs and internships. Everyone left happy!
Our industry’s future leaders are getting a closer look at the field of mechanical contracting at MCAA’s 2018 GreatFutures Forum. MCAA President Michael Brandt welcomed everyone, and Career Development Committee Chair Jon Finch reviewed plans for the event, which includes a variety of education, the debut of a new Student Chapter Presidents Advisory Council, a job fair and a tour of Southland Industries.
Is your company searching for great young talent to insure its future competitiveness? MCAA’s GreatFutures Jobs Board gives its members exclusive access to the talented students in MCAA’s 59 Student Chapters.