Career Opportunities

Civil engineers plan, design, build, operate and maintain public and private projects such as mass transportation projects, bridges, buildings, treatment plants, and pipelines. Professionals in our field pursue a variety of technical specialties, including construction engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, urban planning, and water resources.

Career Resources


CEE Career Fair
The annual CEE Career Fair takes place in late January with the goal of connecting students, recent graduates, and employers who are interested civil and environmental engineering. The CEE Career Fair is open to all students, and registration is not required for students. 

The 11th Annual CEE Career Fair
Thursday, January 19, 2017
1:30 - 4:30pm
South Ballroom, Husky Union Building (HUB)
, UW Seattle Campus.

Tips for students:  (1) New! Submit your resume on CEE Resume Book, a virtual collection of resumes for employers to search before and after the career fair.   See instructions here.  (2) Attend CEE Career Fair Prep Night with industry reps. The 2017 event was a great success. [For sudent takeaways from this event, see here (PDF).]  (3) For more information and resources on how to make the best of career fairs, visit the UW Career Center.   Attend the career fair well prepared, with plenty of resumes

Employers: Online registration for the 12th Annual CEE Career Fair (Jan. 18, 2018) opens in September 2017. Register early to secure a place. Space is limited.

CEE Employers List
List of employers who have actively recruited or employed CEE undergraduate and graduate students.

Engineering Internship Program
The College of Engineering Internship Program develops and promotes opportunities that provide engineering students with credit for degree-related, paid work experience.

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Employment Center
The ITE Employment Center provides information for people interested in careers in the field of engineering planning, research, design, construction, teaching, and the environment.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Careers Board
Post your resume, search jobs in private and university sectors, learn about the ASCE Mentoring program.

UW Career Center
The UW Career Center uses a web-based system called HuskyJobs to manage job and internship listings. Hundreds of job listings are received each month and postings are updated on a daily basis.
Commercial engineering job board.

Commercial job board.

CEE Career Fair

CEE Career Fair