Great Careers

See a list of career options with a Construction Management degree.

Construction Management Opportunities

The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) website http://www.cmaanet.org/career provides video highlights of some construction management opportunities.

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Career Resources

JBU Construction Management graduates encounter a wide variety of career choices. Our department maintains contact with over 50 companies posting summer and full time positions all over the world.

The Career Development Center (CDC) is also available on campus to equip CM students with quality programs, resources and services for making wise decisions concerning their academic and professional lives. The center is located in the Walker Student Center where it assists students with writing resumes, preparing for interviews and connecting with JBU alumni.

For more information, please visit the Career Development Center online, or contact Chris Confer:

  • Chris Confer,? Director of Career Development
  • cdc@jbu.edu
  • 479.524.7263

Internships

Potential employers like to see that graduates have gained practical experience through summer internships. So, in addition to the practicum provided through on-campus course work and various service projects, each student is required to work for a construction company for at least one summer (a minimum of 400 hours) during his or her college career. This fulfills the requirements of the CM 2431/2441 course sequence.

Summer internships are typically paid jobs secured by a student's own effort. JBU's CM Department and Career Development Center can sometimes assist students in their search for summer employment. After an internship is complete, the student fills out a one-page form describing their work activity. This form is reviewed by the instructor and mailed by the CM Department to the employer for verification and comment.

Associations

Associations provide a professional link between JBU students and the construction field. Graduates find that the involvement they begin as students continues to be valuable throughout their career.