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cma uChicago Meat Authority University (CMA U) will be accepting applications for our BUTCHER CERTIFICATION soon!

Chicago Meat Authority (CMA) is proud to announce the formation of Chicago Meat Authority University (CMA U), an apprenticeship program designed to teach you the skills necessary to succeed in the meat industry. By joining CMA U, you are not just learning a skill, you are preparing yourself for a life-long career.

Think of this program like a fast-track trade school where you become certified as a butcher, band saw operator, or trimmer in as little as 12 weeks. All apprenticeships are fully-paid positions while you learn and work on-the-job. Successful employees will also be eligible for a raise and success bonus upon receiving their certification.


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