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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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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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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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 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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November 16, 2016

Yes, every civil engineer should learn about business development. That concludes this post… Just kidding. First of all, let me define business development for those civil engineers who are...
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September 15, 2016

Civil engineers often ask me why it is so important to obtain your P.E. (professional engineering) license. There are many reasons why obtaining this prestigious credential is important. In this...
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