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What Can You Do With A Major In Civil Engineering?

Civil engineers design the built environment - the structures, roads, water supply systems, and much more - that surrounds us. The profession is broad and encompasses several technical areas including structures, transportation, geo-technics, water resources and environmental protection. Employment opportunities are plentiful in design, construction, management, teaching, and research. Employers include consulting firms, industrial companies, and government agencies and non-governmental organizations.


Civil Engineering Program

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Research and Development



Urban Planning

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Civil Engineer

Construction Engineer

Environmental Engineer

Facility Engineer

Structural Designer

Project Engineer

Site Engineer

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Architectural Firms

Consulting Firms

Engineering Firms

Environmental Consulting Firms

Government Agencies

Manufacturing Industry

Medical Companies

Oil Industry

Power Industry

Railroad Industry

Road Construction Companies

Telecommunications Industry

Transportation Industry

Utilities Industry

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