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If you think you know what a career in the construction trades has to offer, you might need to take a fresh look! Construction trades are being transformed with emerging technologies, leadership training, and employee-focused cultures that could be a remarkable foundation for your future.


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Start building your career in construction by exploring one or all of the many industry pathways to success below:

Middle School

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High School

Freshman / Sophomore

    • Discover career and technical education (CTE) courses and a variety of subjects available at your school that can help you build your career in construction. Enroll in STEM courses like math, pre-engineering, architecture and design, computer-aided design (CAD), and explore any trades-related classes offered at your school such as carpentry, electrical, blueprint reading and more!

    • Discover available options to experience construction first-hand by requesting a job shadowing opportunity through your school and one of our many BYC Ambassador construction employers.
      (CLICK HERE to fill out and submit inquiry form.)

    • Request a jobsite tour with one of our many participating BYC Ambassador employers.
      (CLICK HERE to fill out and submit inquiry form.)

    • CLICK HERE to learn more about available skilled trade and craft training opportunities in your area at the Community/Tech College level, and CLICK HERE to learn about 4-year University construction degree options.

    • CLICK HERE to discover pre-apprenticeship opportunities where you can gain useful hands-on experience, earn college credit and get paid while you do it!

    Junior / Senior

    • Continue your career and technical education (CTE) coursework and take advantage of higher-level college prep courses offered at your school.

    • Begin discussions with your high school career development counselor about your options, entering the workforce after you graduate or pursuing secondary education then entering the workforce.

    • Research educational and career pathways into the construction industry.

    • Request a school visit from one of our BYC Ambassador employers, job shadowing opportunities, paid internships or pre-apprenticeship opportunities available with our BYC Ambassador employers.

    • If you plan to pursue a two-year certification/degree or four-year degree, begin your college prep by studying for and taking your SAT or ACT.

    • Learn more about available skilled trade and craft training opportunities in your area at the Community/Tech College level, as well as 4-year University construction degree options.

    • Identify local construction career prep opportunities such as paid student internships, pre-apprenticeships and on-the-job training programs.

      Community / Tech Colleges

      4-Year Universities

      Apprenticeships

      Build Your Career. Build Your Community.
      Build Your World!


      If you think you know what a career in the construction trades has to offer, you might need to take a fresh look! Construction trades are being transformed with emerging technologies, leadership training, and employee-focused cultures that could be a remarkable foundation for your future.

      Build Your Career. Build Your Community.
      Build Your World!


      If you think you know what a career in the construction trades has to offer, you might need to take a fresh look! Construction trades are being transformed with emerging technologies, leadership training, and employee-focused cultures that could be a remarkable foundation for your future.

      Build Your Career. Build Your Community.
      Build Your World!


      If you think you know what a career in the construction trades has to offer, you might need to take a fresh look! Construction trades are being transformed with emerging technologies, leadership training, and employee-focused cultures that could be a remarkable foundation for your future.

      Build Your Career. Build Your Community.
      Build Your World!


      If you think you know what a career in the construction trades has to offer, you might need to take a fresh look! Construction trades are being transformed with emerging technologies, leadership training, and employee-focused cultures that could be a remarkable foundation for your future.