Education & Training

Student Chapters

Blending the academic experience with practical real-world experience


Membership in an AGC Student Chapter provides young professionals with an opportunity to learn, observe and develop their skills with current leaders in the industry.

Student Chapters exist at accredited two- and four-year schools offering programs in construction management, construction technology, and construction-related engineering. Schools must be accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) or the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

Student Chapter Benefits

AGC Student Chapters are very involved on campus, in the community and industry. In addition, AGC of California and the AGC Construction Education Foundation provide a myriad of collaborative activities and events designed to enhance the student's learning experience.

Participation in an AGC Student Chapter provides student members with opportunities to:

  • Network with other students, professors and industry professionals
  • Attend professional development and training 
  • Attend job walks and tour construction projects
  • Enhance their practical industry experience and skill set outside the classroom learning environment
  • Gain a competitive hiring advantage through job and internship placement
  • Attend AGC of California Annual Conference and National Convention at student registration rate
  • Apply for industry scholarships  


AGC Student Chapter STATISTICS

  • There are 12 active chapters in California - Check the Student Chapter Directory for chapter on your campus
  • 529 miles between most Northern & Southern campuses
  • There are 600 active student chapter members statewide

Starting an AGC Student Chapter
In order to start a new AGC Student Chapter on your campus, your campus must first meet the criteria and follow the application process established by AGC of America.  

 

Get Your Company Involved

Here are a few examples of how you or your company can support you local AGC Student Chapter:

  • Sponsor an event, chapter t-shirts or funds for traveling to an AGC Conference or event
  • Donate Safety & PPE items such as hardhats, vests, or goggles
  • Attend on-campus meetings and present information about your company projects
  • Provide job walks of current or recent projects
  • Include student chapter members in community volunteer opportunities
  • Assist students with in the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Competition or other competition prep