Build Your Future

Build Your Future (BYF)  Indiana encourages youth across the state to explore and pursue fulfilling careers in the construction industry.

Construction Career Quiz

Interested in learning about which construction career could be the right fit for you? Take the quiz and find out!

About BYF

BYF supports schools across the state in a variety of ways ranging from our construction clubs, to educating students about construction career opportunities, participating in career fairs, and supporting work based learning.

Some of the free resources we offer: 

(BYF Construction Club) was a great opportunity for the younger grades to learn a little bit about not only the construction industry, but what we have to offer at the high school as they get older.

Mike McComish
Concord High School

BYF Construction Clubs

Club Highlights:

Interested in bringing a construction club to your school? Fill out a quick survey and we will reach out to you!


BYF Construction Club was an excellent program that my students very much enjoyed. It is very well put together. It comes with supplies, lesson plans and slides. It is very easy to implement while introducing new experiences and trades to elementary students. Highly recommend!!!!!!!!!!

Ryan Macy
Northeast Greenwood Elementary

Request our Simulator

Looking for new and exciting ways to grab your students’ attention and expose them to the exciting jobs in the construction industry? Sign up to host our simulator at your building!

Become an Ambassador

Are you an industry professional? Are you interested in sharing your knowledge with  youth and promoting workforce development? Sign up to become a BYF Ambassador and get connected with schools and events in your area!

For 33 years, I taught architecture, building trades and civil engineering classes at Hamilton Heights. I often had the BYF website up to show students visuals because, especially with Millennials and Gen Z, you have to get their attention in a few seconds.

Eric K. Fisher
Director of Talent Development at Indiana Constructors, Inc.

What's your trade?

The construction industry is full of opportunity with an extensive range of trades to work in. Want to find out which construction craft career would be perfect for you? 

Explore Careers

Project Manager
Project Managers keep projects running from development to completion. They plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects.
Millwrights assemble, maintain, repair, move and disassemble machinery in construction sites, power plants, and factories.
HVAC Technician
HVAC technicians are responsible for air quality systems from installation to end-of-life by performing maintenance, warranty and emergency repairs.

Questions? Contact a K12 Program Manager

Kate Walters
(317) 854-0820

Macauley Wieland-Horning
(317) 643-3784

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