Student Chapters

Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 16, 2017 0 Comments
Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical

As NAHB continues to celebrate Careers in Construction Month, we’re taking a closer look at two skilled trades that are essential components of the home building process: carpenters and electricians.

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Make a Living Building Homes

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on October 11, 2017 0 Comments
Make a Living Building Homes

October is Careers in Construction Month and a great opportunity to focus on the pipeline of skilled workers to the home building industry.

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Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

Kicking Off Careers in Construction Month

NAHB recently launched a Careers in the Construction Trades webpage to highlight opportunities in six popular trades.

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NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

Filed in Environmental, Student Chapters by on September 28, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Student Chapter Prepares for Solar Decathlon

The contestants will be judged on water use strategies; smart energy use; market potential; cost-effective design; and more.

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Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments
Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB has the tools to help members and HBAs get started.

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2018 NAHB Student Competition Now Open

Entries are now open for NAHB Student Chapter members for the annual Student Competition, which takes place at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando this January.

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All-Female Student Team Competes at IBS

All-Female Student Team Competes at IBS

In a predominantly male industry, four young women blazed their own trail as the first all-female team to participate in the annual NAHB Student Competition during this year’s International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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Get Ready for Fall Interns at Your Company

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on July 10, 2017 0 Comments
Get Ready for Fall Interns at Your Company

Student internships can give your business a boost with additional resources to meet your skilled labor needs. NAHB recently released a guide to help members understand and identify work-study student-learning opportunities.

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New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

New Resources Help You Recruit Skilled Labor

NAHB continues to update its members-only Skilled Workforce Development Resources to help you recruit skilled labor and spread the word about the valuable careers available in residential construction.

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Birmingham Builders Foster Growth Through Young Professionals

Birmingham Builders Foster Growth Through Young Professionals

The generation gap in the home building industry needs some serious attention. In response, young professionals councils and committees have been popping up in local HBAs around the country. The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders, for example, has already hosted three hugely successful events in 2017.

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