Alaska Construction Career Day (ACCD) is a day for high school students to explore the wide variety of construction and transportation careers. Labor unions, construction companies, University of Alaska, school districts, state agencies, trade and professional organizations collaborate to provide the students with an introduction to various aspects of construction.
Goals of Alaska Construction Career Day:
Every student receives a hard hat, cinch bag, and safety supplies.
Heavy Equipment Demonstration:
Students are able to climb onto and sit in the seat of various pieces of large heavy equipment, which adds a real-life learning experience.
By far the most popular exhibit is where students explore construction occupations:
Students are connected with:
WeBuildAlaska is a workforce initiative designed to be Alaska's one-stop-shop for information on training, employment, and opportunities within Alaska's construction industry.
Disclaimer: The Alaska Construction Career Day (ACCD) is funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and administered through the Alaska Department of Transportation Civil Rights Office. The funding is used to supply each student with protection equipment (PPE), hard hat, gloves, safety vest, safety glasses ear plugs, lunch and transportation to and from the event. All participants must wear close-toed shoes. No sandals or open-toe shoes will be permitted.