Skip to content


The inaugural Summer Careers Academy program is focused on the skilled trades and is called, "Building Our Futures." This is a registered youth apprenticeship program connecting local youth and young adults (ages 16-24) in Orange County, NC to exciting and high-paying careers in the construction industry. Scroll down to learn more about this compelling career pathway with competitive compensation packages.

Making the Case for Careers in the Trades

Source: Generation T. (2018, May 15). "This is Generation T." Retrieved from

Watch more videos about Generation T:


Great Pay + No Debt + Exciting Work = Construction Careers

Source: NAHBTV. (2021, Oct 4). "Careers in Construction Trades." Retrieved from

Watch more National Association of Home Builders videos (NAHBTV) about the many different and dynamic careers in the construction trades:

Introducing the Summer Careers Academy

Source: Summer Careers Academy (2022, November). "Introducing the Summer Careers Academy." Retrieved from

Watch more Summer Careers Academy videos on the playlist at