Build-Oregon July Newsletter

Educator Externship 2020



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Build-Oregon June Newsletter

Finding Construction Related Resources in a Virtual World



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Build-Oregon May Newsletter

Changing Perceptions of Construction Careers

One of the challenges the construction industry faces in recruiting and retaining the next...


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Build-Oregon April Newsletter

An Update on the Construction Sector

Over the last six weeks, conversation has shifted from training and workforce development, to job site safety and an effort to keep construction up and running across Oregon. Schools are closed, training is at a...


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Build-Oregon March Newsletter

Short COVID 19 Note

On March 10th, I attended the Oregon Workforce & Talent Board's all-day conference. By Friday of that week I was self-quarantining; by the following Monday schools were closed and my office was closed until April...


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Build-Oregon February Newsletter

Construction Career Map

AGC has been spending a lot of time in high schools these days. This could include learning about the Career and Technical Education offerings, attending a career related event promoting Build-Oregon, or introducing one of...


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Build-Oregon January Newsletter

AGC Launches Administrator Externship

AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter has partnered with Willamette Education Service District on an Educator Externship for...


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Talking Construction Careers in Lane County

On October 25, Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter hosted career and...


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5 Construction Jobs Paying Over 40K a Year

Construction is a lucrative career field to pursue. Many jobs pay over 40K a year, and most of them do not require a college education. If you’re looking for a career that pays well and has a low unemployment rate,...


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Celebrating Careers in Construction Month

October is Construction Careers Month, and what a great time to be talking about finding a career in the construction sector!

This month the Oregon Employment Department announced that construction has accounted for a quarter of all Oregon's employment growth...


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