A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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.

“Congratulations, you have been selected to be a part of the team! Your starting date will be….” There are no sweeter words than these that I’ve heard in the eight months I...
“If you work hard and show initiative, there is no end to where you can go.  The work is out there, all you have to do is go find it and never stop learning.” – Moore, Pipe...
Determination, dedication and diligence…Those words seemed to be the trending topic amongst industry leaders on Thursday, November 19, 2015 as construction industry and...
My name is Alejandro Velez, and I have 10 years in retail work experience and roughly five months of industrial construction experience. I have an associate’s degree in sociology...
October 1, 2015 was a star-studded night at the Wortham Theater Center as some of the best and brightest in the construction industry were honored at the Associated Builders and...
Many students seeking a certification already possess a four-year degree and have decided to learn a trade in order to make a better living for their families.
It all started in 1978 when a group of East Harlem teenagers were posed the question of what could be done to improve their community. Their answer was simple: “We’d rebuild the...
SER celebrated with a gala featuring a silent auction, dinner, inspirational speakers, and live music where they raised over $365,000 in support of their life-changing workforce...
The industrial construction renaissance underway along the Texas Gulf Coast brings all sorts of workforce challenges – and educators and industry leaders are working overtime to...