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Building the construction management pipeline.
 


The ABC National Student Chapter Network (NSCN) is a dynamic group of colleges and universities offering construction-related degree programs nationwide. The network facilitates the interaction of ABC member firms to faculty and college students to provide information and knowledge of the construction industry. At the local level, members are engaged through a variety of industry association and school events, including regular membership meetings, guest speakers, internships, community service projects, fundraisers, career fairs, job site tours, and more.  

 

The National Student Chapter Network's goal is to study and develop an understanding of the merit shop and free-enterprise philosophies of ABC, as well as the issues important to the construction industry. Through active network involvement, student chapter members are building the construction management pipeline. 


STUDENT BENEFITS 

Join the ABC National Student Chapter Network Connect with ABC Members
- More than 40 ABC student chapters across the country
- Officer positions available in each student chapter
- Student Chapter of the Year award
- Scholarship opportunities
- Community service projects


- Meet and work with ABC members and chapter staff.
- Participate in ABC membership events.
- Volunteer with a local ABC chapter.
   · Pay it forward by working with local high school students who are interested in careers in construction
- Compete in ABC’s annual Construction Management Competition.
              
   
Advance your career
Gain access to ABC membership discount programs and publications
- Participate in mock interviews.
- Attend careers fairs hosted by your ABC chapter and secure internships.
- ABC Marketplace
- Construction Executive magazine
   

Chapter Benefits

 
Support the career growth of future construction industry leaders. 
- Share the ABC mission, philosophy and vision with the next generation.
- Host workshops on professional development.
- Facilitate interactions between student chapters and member firms, as well as ABC committees and students.
- Represent your chapter on school campuses.
- Host student chapter meetings at the chapter office.
- Sponsor your student chapter and be represented at the ABC National Construction Management Competition.
- Hold fundraisers with student chapter and member firms (e.g., golf tournament, clay shooting, community service project).

Member Benefits

Play an active role in mentoring future construction industry leaders.
- Meet and mentor students who will be tomorrow’s construction leaders
- Develop young professionals and future ABC leaders.
- Network with students at ABC chapter events.
- Host jobsite visits to offer real-life industry experiences. 
- Find future interns or and employees.
- Sponsor a team to compete in the annual ABC National Construction Management Competition.
 





Want to start a Student Chapter of your own? 
Check out the ABC Student Chapter Handbook for more information! CLICK HERE! 

For questions or concerns, please contact Haley Moyers at moyers@abc.org or (202) 595-1974. 

ABC is also a member of these industry organizations:
AMERICAN COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION (ACCE)  AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CONSTRUCTORS (AIC) & CONSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COMMISSION
In 1974, ABC and several industry and academic organizations founded the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The primary goal of ACCE is the promotion and continued improvement of post-secondary construction education. 
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ABC is actively involved with the Constructor Certification Commission of the American Institute of Constructors (AIC), which was established to help individual construction practitioners achieve industry-recognized professional status. 
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ASSOCIATED SCHOOLS OF CONSTRUCTION (ASC)
 
ABC is a supporter and industry member of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC).
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