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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March 8, 2017

What concentration should I pursue for my civil engineering degree, and how much does it affect my ability to change paths later in my career? I get these related questions often from civil...
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February 17, 2017

If you are a civil engineer with any amount of experience, you probably chuckled when you read the title of this post. The question that came in actually read as follows: I need help to find a...
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January 30, 2017

My studies and experience convince me that the trajectory of our professional and personal lives will be heavily influenced by our brain literacy; that is, what we know about our brain, how we apply...
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January 25, 2017

Civil engineers working in construction often ask this question. There is not a catch-all answer here, but the short answer is you must be persistent in finding ways to do design work in your...
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January 20, 2017

It’s a little bit like a party where all the invited guests are civil engineers. ASCE Collaborate is a new member benefit giving Society members a powerful resource with which they can network...
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January 5, 2017

I am really glad that a civil engineer recently asked me this question because I think the answer can have a profound effect on the career of a civil engineer. How important is it to work in the...
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December 15, 2016

I recently got an interesting question from a civil engineer who owns a small civil engineering company. I will call him Joe to keep him anonymous and let you know that his business consists of only...
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