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Build Your Future and NTHS Strengthen Partnership Through CareerStarter

Building upon the shared goal to provide opportunities in the construction industry to young learners, Build Your Future and the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) are strengthening their partnership by providing CareerStarter services to NTHS members.

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NCCER and Build Your Future Expands CareerStarter Nationally

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), through its Build Your Future (BYF) initiative, is excited to announce the national expansion of its career exploration tool, CareerStarter. This new program provides direct connections between entry-level job seekers, local training programs and employers.

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Taking a Different Route

As our children grow up and enter the world of education, we continue to ingrain in them that there is one route to success — a four-year degree. Starting in high school, they prepare for the PSAT, continue to study for the SAT and ACT and finish it off with applying to colleges around the world.

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Many in Gen Z ditch colleges for trade schools. Meet the 'toolbelt generation'

Gen Z are increasingly choosing trade schools over college to become welders and carpenters because ‘it’s a straight path to a six-figure job’

How Gen Z Is Becoming the Toolbelt Generation

Mike Rowe: Trade workers freer without $300K ‘millstone’ around neck


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