“Welders wanted” signs are up all over the place. Our grads are getting jobs before they are done with training. Companies in northern Michigan have permanent “welders wanted” signs posted — and they’ve been up for a couple of years.
Welding jobs still are easy to find on Craigslist (narrow the search to northern Michigan). Moran Iron Works in Onaway, and East Jordan Iron Works in East Jordan consistently have jobs posted.