Careers in Construction Month (CICM) is a nationwide campaign held every October to increase public awareness of construction careers, inspire the next generation of craft professionals and make an impact on the perceptions of a career in construction.
In 2021, supporting organizations celebrated by submitting a proclamation, signing the CICM pledge, spreading the word on social and participating in the I BUILT THIS! video contest.
In 2021, we asked educators and industry members to create meaningful connections during the month of October.
Organizations who signed the pledge received an entry into a drawing to win one of four $5,000 scholarships to be given to the secondary construction craft training program of their choice.
In 2021, the organizations who won this drawing were …
View the full list of pledged organizations.
Map last updated 10/31/2021.
States across the country filed an official proclamation in October. In a record-breaking year, 47 states and U.S. territories filed a proclamation.
Thinking about filing a proclamation next year? Find the steps below:
1. Look up your state on the guide to find your governor’s website and proclamation information. Use our sample “Where-As” statements to help fill out the proclamation request.
2. Let us know when you file your proclamation by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll mark your state on our map. Be sure to tell us your name, filing organization and state.