Construction Career Exploration Tools and Teaching Materials
Construction Career Foundation offers middle, and high school teachers and guidance counselors access to curriculum, teaching materials, success stories, videos, and other content to explore construction careers with their students. The resources and tools listed below can help students better understand how they can pursue a career in the construction trades – similar to the steps students need to take to enter college or the military.
First Step Resources for Educators, Parents and Youth:
Additional Minnesota Construction Trades Resources:
The following resources are all available here. Not registered with the Department of Education? You can do so here.
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry: Career Information on Construction – 4/14/21
- Department of Labor-developed resource with tips and ideas on how to share information on careers in construction and the skilled trades with students.
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry: Career Counseling Resource – 4/13/21
- Department of Labor-developed resource for educators and school counselors to share with students about careers in construction and the skilled trades. The interactive version of this tool can also be accessed here: https://secure.doli.state.mn.us/counselingresources/
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry: Trade Tools Job Data – 4/13/21
- Department of Labor-developed resource featuring wage and education information about the most in-demand construction careers in Minnesota.