Careers in civil engineering

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Interested in building a greener and more sustainable future? Our graduates get the skills and experience needed to land a career in civil or environmental engineering.

What can I do with a degree in civil engineering?

Civil and environmental engineers reduce the impacts of society on the environment. They solve critical water issues, manage aging infrastructure and advance renewable energy technology.

Our graduates have the knowledge, skills and experience to succeed as we build a greener and more sustainable future.

Career options for civil engineering graduates

  • Construction & risk analyst
  • Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental engineer
  • Geophysicist
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Marine engineer
  • Municipal engineer
  • Policy maker
  • Professor
  • Project engineer
  • Project manager
  • Researcher
  • Safety engineer
  • Structural designer

Additional education and training may be required.

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