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June 15, 2017

I previously covered the benefits of becoming a jack-of-all-trades, and more recently, focusing on a specific niche as a civil engineer. In this post, I want to dig deeper into specialization as a...
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May 24, 2017

This is a question I struggled with myself when I started out as a young civil engineer working in the field of land development. When you work in land development, there are many different aspects...
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David Odeh
May 18, 2017

With spring graduation season in full swing, it’s a good time to take the temperature of the civil engineering job market. David Odeh, P.E., S.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE, is well-positioned for...
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May 12, 2017

Civil engineering graduates, rejoice. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is on your side. The 2016-17 Occupational Outlook Handbook projects an 8 percent increase in civil engineering employment...
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May 3, 2017

The million-dollar question that is currently running through the minds of thousands of civil engineering students: How do I find a civil engineering internship? And with good reason. Finding a...
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Career Advice 4 WEB FEAT
April 27, 2017

Imagine you could go back in time and meet yourself at 22 years old. What would you say to your younger self? What career advice would you offer, given all you’ve learned since? What...
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April 27, 2017

Your time is limited, today more than ever. Like most everyone, civil engineers are overextended, and between their careers and personal lives they have way too many responsibilities. That said,...
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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
April 5, 2017

The scientific community uses a strong network of shared data and peer review to enlighten scientists and bolster the quality of their research across the globe. In engineering, it is similarly...
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April 5, 2017

I am not currently in a position where I’m involved in the hiring process for a civil engineering company, but have been in the past, and wanted to answer the following question that I recently...
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March 22, 2017

I recently received an interesting question from a young civil engineer who said that his perception at this point in his career was that to advance quickly and increase his salary, he must move to a...
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