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Mentor a Student to Help ICC Promote Building Safety Month

Leaders in the trade and professional organizations that represent the residential construction industry are beating the drums to attract more young adults to the building trades.

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Boost Construction Careers and Win an Award

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Boost Construction Careers and Win an Award

NAHB Student Chapters want to honor those builders, remodelers and trade partners who promote careers in the home building industry with one of two national awards. But get your entry form in soon: The application deadline is Oct. 21.

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Exciting Opportunities at IBS 2016 for Young Professionals

As the number of young professionals attending the Builders’ Show continues to grow, so does the education and events specially tailored to give up-and-coming industry professionals the tools they need to refine their skills, make new connections and have some fun. Here’s a preview.

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Cheerleaders Wanted at IBS Construction Competition

Cheerleaders Wanted at IBS Construction Competition

Thirty-nine student teams from four-year universities around the country will compete for $1,000, a trophy and bragging rights during the 2016 Residential Construction Management Competition at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Jan. 18-20. If you are attending the show, there’s a good chance a team from a school near you could use a cheering squad.

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Texas Students Show Community Spirit

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Texas Students Show Community Spirit

The NAHB Student Chapters program helps prepare high school and college students for careers in residential construction. It goes beyond the classroom to give students real industry experience, often through acts of service. The 84-member NAHB St. Philip’s College Southwest Campus Student Chapter of the Greater San Antonio Builders Association recently demonstrated its dedication to the community. When […]

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RCMC: Challenging Builders-to-Be

RCMC: Challenging Builders-to-Be

It’s a marathon of work for the 54 student teams, the judges and event organizers for the NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition every year at IBS. But when you see a group of high school kids dancing joyously with their first-place trophy, you understand why it’s totally worth it.

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Building Industry Scholarship Applications Open

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Building Industry Scholarship Applications Open

The National Housing Endowment has opened its college scholarship application process for the 2015-2016 academic year. The endowment — NAHB’s philanthropic arm — administers these programs to help address the pressing need for educating and training future leaders in the home building industry.

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Students Work Hard for Arizona Home Show

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Students Work Hard for Arizona Home Show

The plumbing class of the Fred G. Acosta Job Corps Center, many of whom are members of the Center’s NAHB Student Chapter, enjoyed an early Thanksgiving lunch courtesy of the Southern Arizona HBA after the students helped the association with its semi-annual Home and Patio Show.

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Students Thank Vet with Wheelchair Ramp

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Students Thank Vet with Wheelchair Ramp

A brand-new NAHB Student Chapter is already making a name for itself in its local community: Students from Northside High School in Fort Smith, Ark., landed on the local television news station after they started building a new wheelchair ramp at the home of a disabled Vietnam War veteran.

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Hawaii Student Volunteers Build Garden Wall

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Hawaii Student Volunteers Build Garden Wall

The NAHB Student Chapter at Honolulu Community College have been busy helping their local HBA with special events, volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and learning a lot about careers in home building and the jobs they’ll aspire to.

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