Students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction are putting their classroom skills to the test out in the field this summer. Follow along throughout the summer as we show you some of the internships our students are taking part in.

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As part of thier senior requirements, Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) students take our Capstone Course where they apply theory over two semesters working collaboratively to develop a competitive proposal summarizing their design and construction solutions.  The top five team finalists present to industry leaders on Capstone Day. Learn more about the requirements here.

The Spring 2022 MLSoC Hardhatting Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the Moss Arts Center, located at 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg, VA 24061. The ceremony will begin at 4:00 P.M. and will be followed by a reception for graduates and their families. We ask that students arrive by 3 p.m. so we can line them up.

Parking - Moss Arts Center parking website

Reception - Following the ceremony, food will be provided in a tent outside of the Moss Arts Center.

Student group Building Women in Construction on a site visit

In an industry where women make up just 10.9% of the workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the second week of March is designed to highlight those women and break down any barriers or misconceptions. It's the reason the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWiC) created Women in Construction Week back 1998.

Virginia Tech’s Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) team brought another trophy back to Blacksburg! The project management team came in second place at the national competition in Reno, NV on February 9-12, 2022.

Two teams represented the Myers-Lawson School of Construction (MLSoC). The first team competed in the project management challenge which focuses on the overall construction process. The second, more specialized team, competed in the concrete competition.The MLSoC teams faced 1,331 students on 181 teams from 53 different universities during the ASC competition.