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Student Chapters: Be Sure to Apply for an IBS 2020 Travel Scholarship

Filed in International Builders' Show, Student Chapters by on October 24, 2019 0 Comments
Student Chapters: Be Sure to Apply for an IBS 2020 Travel Scholarship

The deadline for NAHB Student Chapters to apply for a travel scholarship to the 2020 International Builders’ Show is Oct. 31. Don’t miss the opportunity to help get some kids to IBS to experience all the home building industry has to offer.

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EO Shares Secrets to Student Chapter Success

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on October 22, 2019 0 Comments
EO Shares Secrets to Student Chapter Success

As we near the end of Careers in Construction Month, some NAHB leaders are going above and beyond to encourage
students to embark on a career in construction.

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NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 7, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

NAHB First Vice Chair Dean Mon and several NAHB members spent a day with nearly two dozen high school students to give advice, share personal stories and field questions about working in the home building industry.

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Young Professionals Week Kicks Off with #CICDAY2019

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Young Professionals Week Kicks Off with #CICDAY2019

YP Week was created last year to highlight local HBA young professional groups and activities, encourage local YP recruitment, and showcase the importance of membership and the positive impact that NAHB and HBA membership can have in the early stages of a home building career.

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Young Building Professionals Look to Attract More Like Themselves

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on June 19, 2019 0 Comments
Young Building Professionals Look to Attract More Like Themselves

Attracting new workers to the trades is a top priority of NAHB, HBAs, construction companies, schools, governments, economists, and pretty much anyone else with an interest in home building. Included in the group of concerned observers are current young building professionals.

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Student Competition Winners Featured in NAHB Workforce Development Video

Filed in Student Chapters by on May 24, 2019 1 Comment
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 3 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 5 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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