Career Activity Curriculum Topic:

Intro to Construction Careers

Students will gain a new appreciation for craft professions, learn more about the workforce landscape, and be introduced to different types of education pathways.

Grade Level:

8th, 9th, 10th

Estimated time:

45 Minutes


Activity Handouts, Pen, Cell Phone or Laptop

Continued Learning

Embark on a BYF website scavenger hunt!

The mission of Build Your Future (BYF) is to equip you to help students explore careers in construction.

Research shows that 53% of the construction industry will retire by 2036. With the industry already struggling to fill critical skilled positions, now is an excellent time to introduce construction as an option.

Learning Outcomes

Teach students about different career paths.

Teach students about opportunities in the construction industry.

Enhance students’ understanding of what the construction industry is.