• Auburn,  Alabama

Applications for The Construction Management Summer Academy for Young Women hosted by the Auburn University McWhorter School of Building Science are currently available. If you know of any rising 11th - 12th grade female students interested in learning about the exciting and diverse career opportunities available in construction management, have them APPLY HERE.

Applications close at midnight on April 15, 2019. Notifications will be sent no later than May 1, 2019. As this is a scholarship camp, students selected for the program will have the $800 camp fee waived.

This 5 day/4 night camp is designed to:

  • Provide hands-on and experiential learning activities incorporating construction drawings, materials/methods, and technologies
  • Educate the participants on safety management principles, field operations, project management, pre-construction services and other key topics in the industry
  • Encourage and educate the participants on professional career options available in construction
  • Offer the participants opportunity to interact with McWhorter School of Building Science faculty, industry professionals and current students
  • Provide positive experiences on a university campus

There will be opportunities for hands-on construction experiences, visiting an active construction site field trip, working in collaborative team exercises specific to the construction industry to evoke critical thinking and develop deeper problem solving skills, and more!

The application deadline is April 15. For more information, go to: Auburn Youth Programs

For your application, you will need:

  • A $25 non-refundable application fee
  • A copy of your most recent transcript or report card (un-official copies allowed)
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, or coach
  • One (1) brief essay (300 words or less) answering the question: Why are you interested in learning more about the construction management field?
  • The three required documents need to be saved and uploaded as one PDF document.


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