Careers in Construction Month

Why choose construction?   

Governor Hogan Proclaims October 2018 “Careers in Construction” Month!

Governor Larry Hogan issued a proclamation acknowledging that the construction industry is one of the nation’s largest industries, employing more than five million individuals. And we’ll need 1.5 million new craft professionals by the year 2019. Won’t you join us?


Train to be the best.

If you are a student considering your initial career path, a seasoned veteran of the construction or any other industry, or an employer looking for ways to improve your employees’ skill set, our programs are a viable option for you. Our programs are fully approved and accredited by the:

•National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
•U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
•Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council (MATC)
•DC Apprenticeship and Training Council (DCATC)
•Veterans Administration (VA)
Our program is periodically reviewed by NCCER and consistently receives “outstanding” ratings.

Host a Construction Career Day.

Do construction career events work? Yes! Check out the results that Build Your Future (BYF) has gathered during recent interactive regional career days:
• 55% viewed construction careers more favorable after the event
• 85% were more interested after learning about careers in construction
• 72% agreed that construction can offer huge earning potential
• 23% would like to pursue a career in construction after attending the event



Are you in construction? 

Share how your company is celebrating Careers in Construction Month and tag us: #abcproud, #careersinconstruction and mention ABC of Metro Washington. 


Considering a career in construction?

Build Your Future provides an excellent resource for individuals interested in a career as a craft professional.
Click the image to find out how you can go pro in construction.