Become a member

To apply as an Apprentice or Journeyperson of the Carpenters Union please follow the steps below:

1. Apprenticeship Training Program – for applicants that have some or no experience in commercial carpentry.

Due to COVID-19 we will be accepting Apprenticeship Applications on-line without attending the informational session.

Please click the link below to download the application.  You will have to download and save to your computer to fill in.  Once you have completed application email it to    If you are unable to fill in form on your computer, you can print the application, fill out and mail the completed application to:  Local 277, 23 Market St, Binghamton, NY  13905.  Please call if you need help.  (315) 455-5797 Ext 1.

Apprenticeship Application

Apprentices Informational Sessions are cancelled until further notice.

  • To apply for the Apprenticeship program you must begin by attending an Informational Session located at one of the following offices:
    • 23 Market Street, Binghamton, NY
      • Phone:  607.729.0224
    • 181 Industrial Park Road, Horseheads, NY 
      • Phone:  607.729.0224
    • 6920 Princeton Court, Syracuse, NY
      • Phone:  315.455.5797
    • 207 Genesee Street, Utica, NY
      • Phone:  315.455.5797
  • These Sessions are scheduled the first Monday of each month at 6:00pm.  We suggest you contact one of the offices listed above to confirm the session.

Once we receive your application, you will be contacted by our Office and scheduled an interview.

2.  Journeyperson Member – for applicants that have experience in commercial carpentry you have the following options on how to apply:


Once we receive your application we will contact you for an interview with one of our Business Representatives.

Thank you for your interest in the Carpenters Union.