The future of the construction industry is dependent upon the next generation of our workforce. AGC and its chapter, members and industry partners are focused on providing resources and sharing best practices for workforce development within the construction industry.

State and Local Programs

AGC Effective Workforce Development Measures Library – Examples of programs, schools, and tools that exist to recruit individuals to the construction industry from elementary through post-college.

AGC Chapter Industry Recruiting Websites
Numerous states utilize an industry recruiting website to help promote careers in construction.

States with recruiting sites.

National Programs

ACE Mentor

ACE Mentor

The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) helps mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction.

ACE Mentor

America Builds

America Builds

Explore the many benefits of pursuing high-paying careers in the construction industry of tomorrow. And look for available construction jobs in your area today.

America Builds

Build Your Future

Build Your Future

Build Your Future Credentialing Portal – Provides service members with NCCER credentials for the training they already received in the military and provides contractors with an outline of each MOS code, the equivalent NCCER training and a prescription of the training the veterans still need as they enter the industry.

Build Your Future

Careers Building Communities

Careers Building Communities

Careers Building Communities is a platform designed for students, educators, and other individuals to explore the industry and learn more about what it takes to obtain education and employment within each sector.

Careers Building Communities

CareerOneStop

CareerOneStop

CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration and helps individuals explore career options, training, and job placement opportunities.

CareerOneStop

Generation T

Generation T

Generation T is a collective of organizations committed to change an international narrative gone wrong — that the building trades are a default career.

Generation T

Hard Hat Heroes

Hard Hat Heroes

Build Your Future program focused on providing NCCER credentials for training received while serving in the military.

Hard Hat Heroes

Heavy Construction Careers

Heavy Construction Careers

Heavy Construction Careers offers a variety of job placement, career management, and educational tools that will help guide individuals toward the path that’s best for them. Hosted by The Beavers, this website has a number of resources including a recruiting video on careers in heavy construction.

Heavy Construction Careers

Helmets to Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats

Helmets to Hardhats is a national program that connects individuals from the Armed Forces with training and career opportunities in the construction industry.

Helmets to Hardhats

Hiring our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes

AGC of America has joined forces with the national Hiring Our Heroes program as part of the construction industry’s effort to add 100,000 veterans over the next five years. The new partnership will make it easier for construction contractors to find, recruit and hire veterans. Learn more about available programs by listening to this webinar.

Hiring Our Heroes

I Build America

I Build America

I Build America is a movement to generate pride and respect for the construction industry, and to recruit young people into the industry as a rewarding and valuable career.

I Build America

I Support CTE

I Support CTE

The CTE community is embarking on a campaign to double the federal investment in Career Technical Education (CTE), and we need your help!

I Support CTE