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Student Competition Winners Featured in NAHB Workforce Development Video

Filed in Student Chapters by on May 24, 2019 0 Comments
Student Competition Winners Featured in NAHB Workforce Development Video

Fresh off a win in the NAHB Student Competition at IBS 2019 in Las Vegas, construction management students at Shelby County High School (Ky.) are featured in a recent workforce development video touting a career in carpentry.

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‘Build My Future’ Event Gives Students Hands-On Construction Experience

Filed in Student Chapters by on April 17, 2019 2 Comments
‘Build My Future’ Event Gives Students Hands-On Construction Experience

Two Iowa HBAs recently held an event designed to teach the next generation of home builders valuable skills and shrink the home-building industry’s skilled workforce gap.

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Watch the Home Builders of the Future in Student Competition at IBS

Filed in Student Chapters by on January 11, 2019 4 Comments
Watch the Home Builders of the Future in Student Competition at IBS

Not only is the International Builders’ Show® (IBS) the largest annual light construction show in the world, it serves as a showcase for the next generation of home builders as hundreds of young people face off in the annual NAHB Student Competition.

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Tulsa HBA Draws 900 Students to Construction Career Fair

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on November 13, 2018 0 Comments
Tulsa HBA Draws 900 Students to Construction Career Fair

The Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa and HBA Charitable Foundation hosted a construction career fair on Oct. 25 at the Tulsa Tech Riverside Campus.

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Promote Careers in Construction with Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans

Promote Careers in Construction with Ready-to-Use Lesson Plans

NAHB has partnered with the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University and the University of Oklahoma Construction Science Program to create lesson plans that building professionals can use to encourage interest in construction careers at the middle school level.

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Inaugural Young Professionals Week Kicks Off Today

Filed in Councils & Committees, Student Chapters by on October 15, 2018 1 Comment
Inaugural Young Professionals Week Kicks Off Today

The NAHB Young Professionals Committee is excited to announce the inaugural Young Professionals Week Oct. 15-19, during Careers in Construction Month. Recruiting more young people into home building is a top priority, so it makes sense to feature the YP groups as resources for new builders.

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Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 11, 2018 0 Comments
Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

As a part of Careers in Construction Month, NAHB is launching a national day of action on social media on Monday, Oct. 15. Post to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media channel using the tag #CICDAY2018.

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Kentucky Builders Host 14th Annual Career Fair

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 5, 2018 0 Comments
Kentucky Builders Host 14th Annual Career Fair

Even before housing’s boom-and-bust of the Great Recession, Kentucky builders recognized the workforce was aging and more high school students were being discouraged from entering the trades. So the HBA of Kentucky joined forces with other state contracting associations to tackle the inevitable labor shortage.

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Careers in Construction Month Starts Today

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on October 1, 2018 1 Comment
Careers in Construction Month Starts Today

October is Careers in Construction Month, when NAHB members and state and local HBAs participate in a national campaign to raise awareness about the great jobs available in home building and related trade professions. Grab these tools and join us!

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Internships Give Students Practical Exposure to Home Building

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on August 21, 2018 0 Comments
Internships Give Students Practical Exposure to Home Building

Interns are a valuable resource to help companies in the home building industry find quality workers in a tight labor market.

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