Originally Posted by stuvecorp
I would say check out at school what programs(or internship) there might be. That way you can 'try' things out and see how you like things without a life altering decision. Also try working at a construction company for a summer, you will get a feel of what it's like.
My biggest tip would be not to limit yourself and look at everything.
I would love to work for a construction company over the summer. But like everything else in the south a good portion of construction companies are family operated. Not many people see much "hope" in a 16 year old kid.