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Career Opportunities

The program has produced many notable and successful graduates who have in the past and are currently serving in positions of leadership within our state and nation. Our civil engineering graduates are in demand and are highly respected among various industries and employers.

Civil engineers are mostly employed in architectural and engineering services, building construction, governmental organizations, and natural resources extraction.

Areas of Employment

As a professional civil engineer, you could have a number of different job titles, including:

  • Civil Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Water Resource Engineer
  • Coastal Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Structural/Architectural Engineer
  • Facilities Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer
  • City Planner

Employment Help

The College of Engineering recently implemented the Frank & Jessie Mosing Endowed Engineering Student Career Development Program, which offers services specifically to all engineering and industrial technology students. Most of the services are oriented to help you with career development, including resume writing advice, interviewing tips, internship and co-op education, and job placement help. Find the Career Development Office in Madison Hall, Room 105.

The University's Career Services office can also help you build your career — starting while you’re in school and continuing after you’ve graduated. For assistance with writing your resume, practicing your interview skills, and searching for internships and jobs, visit Career Services.