Lillian Anderson is a freshman at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN. As of 2022, she is working towards a degree in electrical construction to later become an electrician. With a passion for problem-solving and commitment to meaningful positive impact, Lillian hopes to create a career where she can help make renewable energy options more accessible to lower income communities.
The average U.S. driver travels 39 miles per day, according to the Federal Highway Administration. That means our highways play a critical role in the
Shannon is a 2nd year Electrical Apprentice and Skilled Trades Ambassador. Based in Hamilton, Ontario, she originally completed a Child and Youth work diploma where she found a passion for people, mental health, and learning. Fast forward a decade, Shannon is now in the electrical field with the confidence, independence, skills, and community she had always dreamed of, along with financial freedom to thrive and not just survive – all thanks to the skilled trades.
If you love building things and are especially fond of working with wood, then becoming a carpenter could be the perfect move for your career. But before you jump into this profession, you’ll likely want to be sure that you can make enough in it to support your lifestyle.