The best builders are never finished learning
In order to provide the best service, we need the best employees. In part, this comes from hiring the right people. It also comes from providing regular, high-quality continuing professional education. Clark is committed to training – and retaining – employees at all levels to foster personalized, professional growth.
Clark Corporate University
Clark Corporate University provides our employees with the technical, management, and leadership expertise that enables them to bring solid skills to current assignments, prepares them for future projects, and facilitates the achievement of their career goals. Over 100 courses are available to Clark employees throughout the country.
In addition, informal programs – mentoring groups, seminars, and job site tours – ensure that learning is all in a day’s work.
Professional Development ProgramsBoot Camp
This week-long program provides employees with a greater understanding of Clark’s project management practices, as well as the opportunity to develop problem-solving skills.Field Development Group
The Field Development Group is dedicated to enhancing field management learning through career training. It challenges employees who possess the drive, perseverance, attitude, leadership, and dedication needed in the field. The group hosts job site tours and conducts training courses for employees.
Beyond the strong technical competencies Clark employees develop, our training cultivates the skills employees need to be effective leaders. The leadership and professional development curriculum present employees with challenging real-life scenarios that aid in the development of these skills and help fulfill career goals.Business Unit Leadership Development (BUiLD)
In an effort to develop versatile leaders who have a comprehensive understanding of our business, can spot emerging opportunities, and can manage multifaceted projects, this training program prepares senior managers to become company leaders. Those chosen for BUiLD learn business and leadership lessons directly from Clark executives through business analysis, case studies, and teamwork.Toastmasters International
Clark sponsors several Toastmasters clubs in various offices. Toastmasters helps employees develop their communication and leadership skills.
Recent GraduatesJumpSTART Orientation Program
JumpSTART was developed to help recent graduates become familiar with Clark and our corporate culture. During this day-long program, recent graduates learn departmental functions, enjoy lunch with executives, tour a job site, receive a safety briefing, and are taught how to use Clark’s internal resources.Professional Development Rotation Program
Our Professional Development Rotation Program provides recent graduates with an intimate understanding of the entire construction process by having each gain first-hand experience in field engineering, project management, and acquisition over his or her first few years with Clark.Team Clark Mentoring Program
In the year-long Team Clark Mentoring Program, small groups of recent graduates collectively learn about the construction industry and working at Clark.
Every team has a mentor − an employee with several years of operations experience – who plans monthly educational and social events for the group. Activities include job site tours, visits with architects and subcontractors, community service and charity events, as well as taking in area attractions, local sporting events, and cultural sites.