Your advice and counsel is critical to students as they graduate and pursue a career.
The construction industry offers ever-evolving, dynamic career opportunities for students who want to enter the workforce immediately after high school and for those who want to pursue college degrees.
The industry needs individuals with advanced degrees and training in business and computer-savvy positions – such as project managers, estimators and designers – as well as skilled trades specialists. A career in construction offers good pay and benefits, ability to continue education, potential to advance, and opportunities to be your own boss. Job opportunities are plentiful and expected to increase over 10% through 2019.
As your child’s greatest supporter, we recognize that you want what is best for them: to be healthy, happy and successful, both as children and as adults. As a parent you play an integral role in guiding them along the right path. As your child receives their high school diploma, we hope you encourage your child to explore the many careers in construction.
A career in construction offers good pay and benefits, ability to continue education, potential to advance, and opportunities to be your own boss. In the next ten years, the construction industry will need additional workers to cover new work and a retiring workforce. And it’s not just careers in the skilled trades. Administrative, design, and construction management careers are all on the rise.
Your son or daughter might have what it takes to design or build the next stadium, bridge, high rise, or even your town’s next hospital. Help your child consider a career in the construction industry and watch them build a successful future!
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