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Civil Engineering, Construction

Industry-Specific Insights

  • The quickest way to do an efficient search is to concentrate on the major industry employers and professional sites. Check out the list of companies below.
  • Learn about the different specialties within civil engineering (i.e. geotechnical, environmental, construction management, structural, water resources, and transportation) to hone in on your real interest.
  • Subscribe to industry-specific association newsletters to learn about companies in your area.
  • Participation in design competitions can help you stand out from the pack.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to attend professional events and conferences (i.e. ASCE).
  • View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.

Job Boards

Industry-Specific Job Boards

Recommended Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

Recommended Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.

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