Our mission is to inspire, recruit and train the future generation of craft professionals while shaping positive perceptions of the construction industry. Powered by NCCER, BYF creates pathways that bridge the gap between curiosity and career placement.
As a grassroots effort, we work to equip the industry with the education and resources needed to effectively reach students, veterans, families and educators, as well as provide information about the industry and promote careers in construction.
We can’t reach those goals without you – industry representatives are key to building a pipeline of skilled craft professionals.
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From posters to digital presentations, BYF arms you with resources to make real-world connections with students.
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Show all the routes a career in construction can take with this interactive career path.
Introduce various construction jobs with education requirements, average wages and a brief overview of what the job entails.
Explore career options with young people by matching their interests with different jobs through this personality quiz.
Show that construction jobs are in demand by filtering by state or craft for a forecast of where craft professionals are needed.
Help students explore the world of construction by reading topics from how to get started in the industry to its history.
Browse downloadable posters, classroom resources and brochures to find materials to use in recruitment or classrooms.
Looking for a career awareness campaign? We offer customizable partnership packages that assist states with their recruitment needs.
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!
CareerStarter helps you explore careers in construction and maintenance right on your phone! Explore the various construction career pathways, take a career quiz, create your resume and connect to employers and educational opportunities near you!