Careers in Construction

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Looking for an entry level job or internship in construction? This is an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have relevant entry level and internship opportunities.

Construction Careers

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If you’re interested in how things get built, a career in construction management may be for you.

Construction management is another part of the industry to get into. This involves planning, coordinating, budgeting, and supervising a construction project while working with people involved in every stage of the project. You could work from a main office or on the ground where a project is happening.

To become a construction manager, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree, preferably in construction management or a related field, such as architecture or engineering. An associate’s degree with some experience can suffice for some positions. You’ll also need some experience in construction, which you can gain through part-time jobs and internships. Even though it’s not required may also want to consider certification to show your expertise.

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Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Construction

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Hanley Wood - Washington, DC based Hanley Wood is “the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the residential and commercial design and construction industries.”

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C. Wonder - NYC based C. Wonder offers "clothing, accessories and home decor products of outstanding quality and astonishing value in a setting that excites and inspires.”

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Kramerica Industries - Kramerica Industries is a New York, NY based energy, fashion, food, tourism, and housing conglomerate that is in the business of thinking up new ventures.

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J. Crew - J. Crew is a New York, NY based apparel retailer that started with a catalog in 1983 and is known for its preppiness, but that may be changing.

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Build It Green! NYC - Build It Green! NYC is a non-profit “working towards reducing the amount of unnecessary construction and demolition (C&D) waste clogging our landfills.”

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The Home Depot - The Home Depot is one company that stands to benefit from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, so you may want to consider a career with them.

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General Growth Properties - GGP is a Chicago, IL based real estate trust that owns and operates shopping centers all across the United States.

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Velcro - Velcro is a Manchester, NH based company that makes hook-and-loop fasteners (you knew they were called that, right?), and they're hiring.

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Samaritan’s Purse - Samaritan's Purse is a Boone, NC based non-profit that serves people through Emergency Relief Programs and Community Development and Vocational Programs.

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Perkins+Will - I’m not much of an architectural critic, but Perkins+Will's projects look great and so do their entry level jobs for recent college grads.

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The Taunton Press - Based in Newton, CT, The Taunton Press may be a great place to work if you're interested in their topical areas or interested in publishing in general.

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Warrior Group - If you’ve always wanted to work in the construction industry, but have been thwarted until now by the recession, give Warrior Group a look.

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Institute for Market Transformation - If you’re intrigued by the philosophy behind the Institute for Market Transformation, they you’ll probably want to take a look at their Jobs page.

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Green Education Foundation - If the Green Education Foundation sounds like something that you want to get behind, then you should check out both their job openings.

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Populous - Populous' work goes well beyond architecture and design, so I’d imagine that they offer all kinds of jobs; however, right now the options are pretty limited.

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U.S. Green Building Council - The U.S. Green Building Council is a non-profit that serves the $60 billion green building industry, and they have some pretty cool job offerings.

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Luck Stone - You can stop eating your Lucky Charms in your underwear at noon every day and turn stone into a job because Luck Stone has a strong college recruiting program.

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Arena Stage - Arena Stage has a number of job opportunities for the drama enthusiasts in the crowd. The most interesting opportunity is Audience Development Manager.

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ReliableRemodeler.com - ReliableRemodler.com’s Jobs page is a bit sparse, and it fails to identify which of their jobs are geared towards new college grads.

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Pella - Pella appears to have an extremely strong entry-level hiring and college recruiting program, and their Careers site does a great job of engaging students

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Navigant Consulting - Based in Chicago, IL, Navigant Consulting specializes in helping companies that are facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and significant change.

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