NAWIC is dedicated to enhancing the success of women in the construction industry by building educations, careers, futures and lives.

Below are resources to help you begin building your success.

BUILD YOUR EDUCATION – Learn about construction jobs and what you will need to know to start your career in the construction industry. Explore the searchable database containing more than 1600 construction industry programs, complete with links to their web sites. This site also features a Teachers’ Section, which equips them with tools to help students seeking careers in construction.

National Education Foundation (NEF) – Enhance your education of the construction industry with NEF’s certification programs and online learning courses.  Since its inception, NEF has focused on construction education and offers a number of certification programs (CBT, CCA, CDS, & CIT) in partnership with Clemson University.  In addition, the Foundation has developed several programs and competitions created to foster and promote construction as a viable career choice among students from grade school to high school level.

NAWIC Founders Scholarship Foundation (NFSF)  – Looking for a scholarship? Learn more about NFSF’s two annual scholarships.  The NAWIC Founders Scholarship Foundation was created in 1961 to award scholarships to students pursuing construction-related studies.

Other Educational Resources – Find other educational opportunities in your area and around the Nation.


Employers – looking for employees? Employees – looking for a new career? Look no further than the NAWIC Career Center.


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NAWIC uses NAICS codes to pinpoint what areas of construction our members work in. This information is kept in the NAWIC database and is available for members to use in the Member Directory. In the Directory, members can search the database for members who have a specific NAICS code.

Click here for the official NAICS website.

American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

America’s Career Kit

America’s Learning eXchange: Lifelong learning…anyone, anywhere, anytime. A virtual yellow pages of training and education resources. Resources for career advancement and a more productive workforce. More than 300,000 courses and 6,000 training providers at your fingertips. Free database searches. With ALX, the door to training and education opens wider than ever! is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer (mesothelioma). The goal is to offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos and mesothelioma-related issues ranging from occupational exposure to treatment options.

Mesothelioma Guide

Your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. Our mission is to guide mesothelioma patients to better health care options and to find a cure.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Not Sure What Career to go into? Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 Edition. You will have three ways to find career information by occupation.

Sisters in the Building Trades

The mission of the Sisters in the Building Trades is to expand a network of active women that will affirm building trades sisters as a positive and growing part of the construction workforce.