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Construction Intern Awards 2018

This scholarship program is designed to recognize the strongest construction interns in the industry, as well as the companies with the best construction internship programs across the country.

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Construction Intern of the Year Competition

Intern of the Year Contest

Starting from 6/4/2018 to 9/30/2018

$10,000 grand prize will be awarded to the construction intern with the best entry at the end of the competition. The next three runner-ups will each be awarded a $4,000 prize.

Past Weekly Scholarship Contests

New contest every week from 6/4/2018 to 9/2/2018

After reading this week’s prompt, send us a photo and write a 60-150 word caption that answers the question while giving us the story behind your picture. Once you’ve submitted your entry, share with friends so you can gather votes and use the tag #ConstructionInternAwards for a chance to be featured!

Don’t forget to follow our new Instagram (@learnconstruction) and join our Facebook group (2018 Construction Intern Awards) to keep up with the latest contest prompts.

Scholarship Week #13:

Topic: Labor Day Celebration Dates: (8/27 - 9/2)

Construction isn’t always all work and no play – show us how you have fun at your internship!

Labor Day is a holiday dedicated to the achievements of American workers, meant as a national tribute to the contributions that workers have made to the well-being of our country. How do you have fun while you work?

Scholarship Week #12:

Topic: Originality / Diversity Dates: (8/20 - 8/26)

What is something original about the company you're interning for?

What differentiates them from other companies, making them stand out from the crowd?

Scholarship Week #11:

Topic: Originality / Diversity Dates: (8/13 - 8/19)

How have your differences in background/experience given you a unique perspective on the construction industry or at your company?

Scholarship Week #10:

Topic: Company Dates: (8/6 - 8/12)

Why did you choose this company for your internship and what has been your favorite part about working there?

Scholarship Week #09:

Topic: Company Dates: (7/30 - 8/5)

Tell us about the history or culture of your internship company!

How do they make your internship experience impactful?

Scholarship Week #08:

Topic: Innovation Dates: (7/23 - 7/29)

What have you learned at your internship that has improved the way you work?

Does your company have innovative practices that have influenced how you think? Or maybe they gave you an opportunity that you didn't expect to have as an intern? We want to know about all of the cutting-edge stuff that you're doing!

Scholarship Week #07:

Topic: Innovation Dates: (7/16 - 7/22)

How is technology incorporated into the work that you’re doing at your internship?

Show/tell us about the technology that makes your life easier or explain how your company has innovated construction.

Scholarship Week #06:

Topic: Pride Dates: (7/9 - 7/15)

It’s time to brag about yourself – show us something that you’ve worked on or accomplished at your internship and explain why you’re proud of it.

Scholarship Week #05:

Topic: Pride Dates: (7/2 - 7/8)

When you’re in construction, there’s a lot to be proud of – and this week is all about patriotism!

Tell us how you build America through your work and what that means to you. You can use (or @ibuildamerica on Instagram) as a reference.

Scholarship Week #04:

Topic: Safety Dates: (6/25 - 7/1)

Describe your most memorable experience with safety and/or quality at your internship.

Please include a specific story! Explain how this experience affected you and helped you become better at what you do. Why was it so impactful and what did you learn in the process?

Scholarship Week #03:

Topic: Safety Dates: (6/18 - 6/24)

How has your internship company made safety a priority?

Safety is an important part of every job but it’s even more critical in construction. Describe how your internship company keeps you and your coworkers safe while you’re on the job. You can talk about policies/precautions but also tell us about culture and how that contributes to a safe working environment.

Scholarship Week #02:

Topic: Your Story Dates: (6/11 - 6/17)

Why did you choose an internship in construction?

Tell us about it! Whether it’s because of fond childhood memories of playing in the dirt or just because you like problem-solving, we want to know what brings you to the world of construction.

Scholarship Week #01:

Topic: Your Story Dates: (6/4 - 6/10)

Who inspired you to learn more about construction?

Tell us about someone who sparked your interest and how they’ve impacted your life. It could be someone with or without construction experience, we just want to know who has encouraged your journey to join a crew. These pictures don’t have to be recent – adorable baby snapshots and vintage family photos are more than welcome!