Breaking Ground:
The NCCER Blog



A Summer Spent Soul-Searching

7/31/2017
Maybe I will spend two years in an apprenticeship to become a welder. Maybe I will become an ironworker.

Internships Provide Invaluable Experience

7/27/2017
Internships are a great way to gain valuable industry experience as you get your feet wet in a real-world setting.

What Are You Doing This Summer?

7/13/2017
For the last 14 years, my summers have consisted of the same thing: gainful employment in the construction industry!

Ice Cream vs. Industry

7/6/2017
As much as I wish cookie dough connoisseur was part of my daily job description, not all summer jobs prepare us for our future career path.

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About NCCER

NCCER develops standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable credentials. These credentials are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry which allows organizations and companies to track the qualifications of their craft professionals and/or check the qualifications of possible new hires. The National Registry also assists craft professionals by maintaining their records in a secure database.