Recent TechTerns graduates all reported that they found the program to be of the highest value and was instrumental in their high school experience.
Some of their survey feedback to Mortenson included:
“My favorite part was when I directed the crane.”
“I’mm graduating this year and I want to be a cement mason, welder or carpenter.”
“I went from wanting to be a welder to (entering MATC) in biomed.”
“I’m planning taking my appretniceship and in my own time studying architecture.”
“I want to get my CDL and start working.”
“TechTerns helped open my eyes to what is out there.”
The TechTerns program is a 2.5 year real-life learning lab for BT students for career pathway exploration in various careers involved with design, construction, facility operations, healthcare, and other careers within an operational hospital.
TechTerns is made possible by the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, CannonDesign, Mortenson Constructon and MPS/Bradley Tech High School, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership/BIGSTEP.