We’re committed to providing the highest quality training, and to supporting our alumni as they embark on successful, rewarding careers. Students, alumni, and faculty benefit from our ongoing relationships with individuals and organizations.

NBSS alumni practice craft traditions across a wide range of roles. Many are self-employed, while others work as private contractors or employees of corporations, small businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, and schools. In fact, 80% of our faculty members are NBSS alumni.

General career information by industry is listed below. You can find specific employment data for each of our Full-Time programs on their individual pages.

Job Openings in the Trades

Employers share job postings like these with NBSS every day. NBSS students and alumni get full access to these openings on our Student & Alumni Portal.

Woodshop space for rent in Waltham, MA
Locksmith @ Action Lock & Key (Burlington, MA)
Carpenter/Carpenter's Helper @ Northern Boulevard Restorations (Germantown, NY)
Bench Jeweler @ Ellsworth Jewelers (Ellsworth, ME)
Orchestral Strings Luthier @ The Loft Violin Shop (Columbus, OH)
Chairmaker's Apprentice @ O&G Studio (Warren, RI)


Contact Bryan McGrath, Director of Student Life & Career Services, at