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What Can I do With a Degree in Civil Engineering?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources

Advising & Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career paths, job outlook, salary, and related careers.

  • Careers in Engineering
  • Careers for Scientific Types & Others with Inquiring Minds
  • Great Jobs in the President's Stimulus Plan
  • Real People Working in Science

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Vocational Biographies
Vocational Biographies describes the career success stories of 1001 real people. Search by career title, keyword, topic, and career cluster. Username: portland su and pass code: 3w9n

  • Civil Engineer
  • City Engineer/Director of Public Works
  • Director of Public Works
  • Disaster Assistance Programs Chief
  • Highway Design Engineer
  • Highway Materials and Test Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer

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Professional Associations

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Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Civil Engineering Majors

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    Internet Sites with Job Search Information for Civil Engineering Majors

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    Places of Employment

    Places of employment for civil engineers include federal, state, and local government (transportation and environmental agencies); engineering consulting, architectural, and construction firms; public utilities as well as industry.

    The following list of employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Careers' jobs database where the employer specifically requested civil engineering majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for civil engineering majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

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    Miscellaneous

    Department of Civil Engineering - Portland State University

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