Why Construction?

Skilled craft professionals are always in demand, and employers need them now more than ever. With endless possibilities, opportunities for career advancement and lucrative positions available, there has never been a better time to start a career in construction.

Free Classroom Resources

With various activities and an Intro to Construction Careers lesson plan, help students explore various career paths.

Success stories

Whether they are leading the industry or building their careers from the ground up, hear from those who thrive in construction.


Tools for career exploration

Build You Future is launching a new platform for career exploration, where you’ll be able to help students find the right construction education and training options for them. This free tool will help increase enrollments, expand awareness of your program and build stronger relations with employers.

Sign up for updates about the tool, coming early 2022.

Help students step into a career in construction using tips, strategies and resources for every level.

Check out the demand for different construction careers in your state and share the opportunities available.

Use this interactive career path to help students see all the routes a career in construction can take. 

From technical training to college degrees, check out the different scholarships we have available.

The annual I BUILT THIS! video contest encourages students to showcase their projects and promotes craft skills.

Shop trading cards, brochures, posters and more for resources to hand out to students or families.

Education Blogs

Careers In Construction

Careers in Construction Month

Careers in Construction Month (CICM) is a campaign held every October to increase public awareness, inspire the next generation of craft professionals and make an impact on the perceptions of a career in construction.

With many resources and ways to promote construction, there’s a way for everyone to participate!