Outreach Campaigns and Toolkits

Workforce Development
Contact: Greg Zick
(202) 266-8493

Careers in Construction Month (October)

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the opportunities available in residential construction trade professions. You can also choose to another month, week or day that works for you. The most important thing is to make a special effort to promote the trades each year.

View the Careers in Construction Month Toolkit for ideas to recognize the contributions of those professionals working in the field and to foster a positive image of construction careers.

Careers in Construction Month is sponsored by:

Lowe's Pros logo

Career and Technical Education Month® (February)

Career and Technical Education Month®, or CTE Month®, is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.

Career and Technical Education Month® is sponsored by:

Andersen Windows logo

National Groundhog Job Shadow Day (Feb. 2)

National Groundhog Job Shadow Day is a nationwide initiative that encourages professionals to provide job shadowing experiences for students. Inspire the next generation of professionals to pursue a career and create public awareness of the hard work and economic contributions you make to your community. View the flyer and download ads for your social media channels.


Promoting Women in Construction (year round)

Recruiting, training, and supporting women in construction is part of the workforce shortage solution. Currently, women comprise only 10% of the current construction workforce. Please download, print, share these materials to increase women’s awareness and access to construction careers.

Women in Construction Recruitment Video

Promoting Women in Construction is sponsored by:

Builders Mutual logo