S. M. Wilson Partners with The Little Bit Foundation to Provide Summer Internship Through St. Louis Internship Program

Aug 24, 2021 | St. Louis, MO

For several years S. M. Wilson has hosted summer interns through the St. Louis Internship Program (SLIP). SLIP partners with businesses and community organizations to build the St. Louis community by developing motivated, well-trained, and talented future employees. Students complete a guided application process and rigorous work readiness training to prepare for their eight-week, full-time […]

Wilson Women: Empowering Women in the Workplace

Aug 23, 2021 | St. Louis, MO

Construction has predominantly been a male-dominated industry. According to The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)’s website*, “ As of Dec. 31, 2018, approximately 1,106,919 women were employed in various occupation sectors of the construction industry. Women now make up 9.9 percent of the construction industry in the United States.” Building gender equality is […]

SKILLED Centennial Awards Provide a Pathway into the Construction Industry for Missouri Youth

May 03, 2021 | St. Louis, MO

With labor shortages in the A/E/C industry at an all-time high, S. M. Wilson & Co.’s trademarked construction career education program, SKILLED®, has partnered with the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) to launch the Centennial Awards to inspire the next generation. The award challenges high school students across the State of Missouri to inspire their […]

S. M. Wilson’s SKILLED Program Offers Virtual Aid to Community

Oct 13, 2020 | St. Louis, MO

For decades S. M. Wilson has proudly built education facilities, and our work has had a tremendous impact on our community. In addition to supporting individual student interest, we strive to support the serious needs of our industry to promote career paths in the trades and provide access to those careers. As we began to […]

S. M. Wilson Creates Wilson Women to Promote Females in Construction

Mar 03, 2020 | St. Louis, MO

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) reports that 9.9% of the construction workforce is female. As a result, women are provided with fewer opportunities than their male counterparts. Although the number of women in construction is slowly increasing, females still face an abundance of barriers working in a male-dominated career and S. M. […]