The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation

provides a solid foundation for the growth and success of the mechanical contracting industry.

Hire Interns

Recruiting interns at career fair

MCERF will pay MCAA members $1,000 each for up to two students hired as either interns or full-time employees.

VIDEOS

Learn about MCERF from those who contribute and from those who benefit. Watch the "MCERF Story" videos.

  • MCAA's Vision for GreatFutures for Student Chapter Members

    MCERF Funds Vision of GreatFutures

    MCERF Funds MCAA's Vision for GreatFutures for Student Chapter Members

  • Best and brightest.

    Attracting the Brightest and Best Students

    MCERF invests in programs that attract the best and brightest students to the mechanical and mechanical service industries. LEARN MORE

  • MCAA's Vision for GreatFutures for Student Chapter Members

    Funding Values to Teach our Next Generation

    MCERF underwrites the development of practices, tools, methods, and materials to advance the mechanical contracting and service industries. LEARN MORE

  • Partners hire students and support MCERF programs.

    Our Partners are Vital to Our Continued Success

    MCERF receives support from local MCAA affiliates, manufacturers and suppliers, contractors and individuals to help achieve its goals. LEARN MORE

  • MCERF financially supports Career Development Initiative programs such as the GreatFutures Forum.

    Ensuring all Funds Support our Mission

    MCERF is a 501(c)(3) corporation with a Board of Trustees who oversee all donations received in an ethical manor. LEARN MORE

Education & Careers

MCERF supports programs that attract talented, well-educated, and industrious young professionals to our industry.

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Research

MCERF underwrites industry-critical research, which is conducted by leading researchers and consultants.

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Support Us

A foundation's strength and success depend on its partners-its trustees, financial contributors, and volunteers.

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News & Happenings

Students attending MCAA's GreatFutures Forum got a first-hand look at what it's really like to be a mechanical contractor thanks to "Ted: A Day in the Life." The video follows Ted McHugh of West Chester Mechanical Contractors in Aston, PA through a typical workday. In addition to highlighting the daily demands associated with keeping a project on time and within budget, it showcases how a great future is achievable in the mechanical industry.

Students hired and more to be hired thanks to MCAA's GreatFutures Forum!

Networking and hiring were the hallmarks of the GreatFutures Forum in Indianapolis recently. But the real story is the scope and enthusiasm of what is happening post-GreatFutures Forum when scores of students actually go to MCAA members' offices to hold the interviews they scheduled in Indy!