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Career Development

The construction industry stands alone in its diversity of occupations, crafts and breadth of opportunities for learning and leadership. Career development choices include crafts training, apprenticeships, advanced equipment operations, supervising, information technologies, project management, engineering and general management. Good educational systems should build awareness and prepare students of all ages for selecting among the many options for getting started.

On Friday, May 6, 2016, at Brady’s Landing, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston and Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) hosted a...
The following article was authored by Rob Vanya of San Jacinto College:San Jacinto College is introducing new courses in HVACR in response to requests by industry partners and to...
A shortage of skilled labor along the Gulf Coast inspired global engineering construction company Fluor to open a craft training facility near Houston, where students are trained...
Watch video interviews of Dickinson (Texas) High School students who have completed courses in welding and are preparing to graduate and pursue careers in the construction...
One of the organizations we’re proud to partner with at Construction Citizen is Neighborhood Centers in Houston, where they’ve now officially launched a new workforce initiative...
Construction companies in Indiana will need to hire more than 61,000 workers over the next two years.  This alarming statistic is why the Indiana Construction Roundtable...
The following article originally appeared in the April newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, LLC.  Reprinted with permission.The recent National AGC Annual Convention in...
The gold and silver medalists in Structural Welding spoke with Construction Citizen authors Elizabeth McPherson and Jasmine Swoope about their experiences in the competition.
Braddock compares recent articles: “Some stories focus on the fact that women are finding fantastic careers in construction while others suggest it is too difficult for women to...