Topic: Career Development

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First step: turning an internship into a full-time job

Kacy Grundhauser, A.M.ASCE, talks with Civil Engineering about how she turned a college internship into a full-time job where she can focus on her dual interests in water resources and transportation.

How I aced the P.E. exam

With the next round of P.E. and S.E. exams approaching, it’s nearly crunch time for those seeking professional licensure this spring.

Ask Anthony: What if I am unhappy in my current civil engineering position?

Not happy? The good news is that because civil engineering is such a broad discipline, you have several steps you can take to find a better situation.

What every civil engineering student should learn in their first year of college

If you had to highlight one lesson any civil engineering student should learn during their first year in college, what would you pick? What’s the essential knowledge base a young civil engineer should build on for a career in the 2020s?

StartUp Part 5: When to make your first hire

Too much interest? Too many good opportunities? It’s the kind of problem small-business owners dream about – but a problem to address, nonetheless.

A year later – considering the effects of COVID-19 on civil engineering

ASCE's COVID-19 Community Calls podcast series featured civil engineers checking in on how the pandemic was changing their worlds. Now they're back reflecting with a year's worth of perspective.

2021 ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering: By the numbers

The 2021 ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering boast impressive resumes and accomplishments.

How to prepare for – and succeed in- conversations with the media

Maribel Castillo, vice president and director of corporate communications at T.Y. Lin International, discusses interacting with the media.

There is great value in mentorship and networking

Randell H. Iwasaki, P.E., M.ASCE, had a long career in the transportation field, one that greatly benefited from the encouragement of others.

Young engineer recovers nicely from a pandemic layoff

By making a step-by-step plan and following it carefully, Daniel Bressler, EIT, A.M.ASCE, landed a new job in just a few weeks.