Local Craft Competitions Send Trainees to the Next Level

0 December 18, 2014  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, featured

Across the country, construction apprentices and trainees are showcasing their skills and competing at Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) chapter craft competitions. Chapters including the ABC San Diego Chapter, the ABC Pelican Chapter and the ABC Metro Washington Chapter recently held their events and are now preparing their winners to head to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., […]


Education Professionals and Construction Industry Collaborate on Career Pathways

0 November 21, 2014  Careers in Construction, Construction Training, featured, The Skills Gap

As a response to Harvard’s 2011 Pathways to Prosperity report, national leaders from the construction industry joined forces with educators this week during the Construction Career Pathways Conference. Hosted by NCCER in conjunction with the Association for Career and Technical Education VISION2014 conference, the program highlighted examples of some of the highest performing career pathways in the […]


Florida International University Wins the 2014 ABC Construction Management Competition

0 November 12, 2014  Careers in Construction, featured

Florida International University claimed the top spot at the 2014 ABC Construction Management Competition (CMC), taking home the first place overall winning title March 11 in Miami Beach, Fla. The competition started at the beginning of the school year in September when the students were given a request for proposal based on a real project […]


Choosing a Career in Construction

0 October 1, 2014  Careers in Construction, featured, On The Job

October is Career in Construction month and we are sharing the story of craft trainees and professionals from across the country who know they made the right decision when they started their career in the construction industry. While not everyone shares the same journey, there’s common ground between each and every person that chooses to […]