Educator Resources

Help Students Find Meaningful Careers

Share construction career opportunities with your students.

Construction Career Quiz

What career is right for you? Take our construction specific career quiz to find out!

Some helpful links and pages to support your classroom needs:

Classroom MAterials

Help students explore careers in construction and download free career exploration activities which include:

Construction Career Demand Interactive Map

Check out the need for different construction trades on an interactive map. Sort by state or craft to see what specialties are in high demand and where in the country they are needed the most.

BYF Youtube

Visit the Build Your Future Youtube for videos on construction questions and career insights.

Career Starter

NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research)’s CareerStarter provides students with a tool that allows them to build profiles, search postsecondary training programs, and connect with contractors looking to hire for entry-level positions.


In 2022, about 1.3 million women worked in the construction industry, accounting for 10.9% of the workforce. Click to learn more about the state of women in construction.

Participate in Careers in Construction Month

October is Careers in Construction Month to inspire the next generation of craft professionals and improve perceptions of a career in construction.

I Built This! Contest

Encourage your students to participate in the annual I BUILT THIS! video contest, a nationwide competition inviting construction craft students and trainees to showcase their building projects.

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