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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.

A construction craft professional was just assigned his first supervisor position as the jobsite foreman. Things went relatively well while the crew was small. As other crafts...
HOUSTON – Construction Career Collaborative (C3), is excited to announce WECan, a construction camp for girls, offered in conjunction with National Association of Women in...
​In my role as Executive Director of Construction Career Collaborative (C3), I make many presentations each year to building owners, general contractors, specialty contractors,...
Recruiting, educating and upskilling our workforce is a cornerstone of the U.S. construction industry, and an essential component to supporting our most important asset—our people...
When Clemon Prevost was a kid, he noticed the repairman who would come to the house to fix the TV earned as much in an hour as his dad did for a whole day’s work. So by 13 years...
Craft professionals in construction have the “gift of choice” and the chance to be the author of their own future. That was the main message from Mike Bellaman, President and CEO...
United Tool and Fastener (UTF) is supporting Construction Career Collaborative (C3) and its partner, the Houston Chapter of National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC),...
Elizabeth McPherson talks with Quincy Gibbs at a Signing Day for graduates of a Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) Ready for Industry Boot Camp.
When thinking about a future career, employment opportunities and high-paying salaries rank right at the top, even for Gen Z. With construction offering job advancement and...