Industry members benefit from UW resources and interact with the department in a variety of ways, from contributing to the educational mission to working with faculty and students on research problems to utilizing specialized lab equipment on campus. Find ways to connect with us from the options below. We look forward to partnering with you!
Hiring? Find students for internships or open positions through a variety of channels. Students are interested in opportunities that expand their experience and build knowledge and skills (internship, co-op, part-time or summer jobs) as well as permanent career placements.
- Annual UW CEE Career Fair: Attended by more than 350 students, the annual career fair is held in January and connects employers with students who are seeking internships as well as full-time positions. Registration for interested companies and organizations begins in late August.
- Job and Internship Posting Services: More than 85 percent of undergraduate students pursue internships, working on high-profile projects that often result in job offers. Post your job and internship announcements to email lists and student blogs, which are sent to current students and recent graduates. Please send information in the body of an email (rather than a PDF or Word document) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More UW resources for employers
- Career Center @ Engineering (CC@E): A full-service office that works in conjunction with the central UW Career & Internship Center to coordinate job postings, on-campus interviews and technical talks. It also manages the Engineering Internship Program.
- UW Career & Internship Center: The central clearinghouse for employment opportunities and career services to students and employers. Services include Handshake, on-campus interviews, annual recruitment programs, career fairs, and a range of comprehensive services for students and employers.
- College of Engineering Partnerships with Industry: Working closely with industry and foundation partners, the College of Engineering is developing a new generation of innovators.
Lab and equipment use
UW CEE houses research facilities that offer unique equipment and services to the research community in the Pacific Northwest. The following labs are available for industry use:
Learn about ongoing faculty research or collaborate with faculty and students to find solutions to your company’s research challenges.
Take advantage of faculty and student expertise to solve complex technical problems. Depending on the research area, please reach out to appropriate faculty members directly. Locate faculty via the faculty finder, which indicates research specialty areas.
Gain access to research centers
Collaborate with the following faculty-led research centers to address pressing issues:
- Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans): Transportation research and education in the Pacific Northwest including Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.
- Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics (SCTL): Leading supply chain, transportation and logistics research and education.
- Post-Disaster Rapid Response Research Facility: Enabling the collection, assessment and archiving of high-quality data in the aftermath of disasters.
- Mountains to Sea Initiative: Water sustainability research at UW, addressing key questions directly relevant to the Pacific Northwest.
Share your expertise
As students prepare to enter the workforce, they benefit from learning about current challenges and projects in the field. Join us on campus to give a presentation about your work. In addition to company exposure, you’ll be directly connected to students.
Please contact us based on topic area:
- Construction/Transportation: Steve Muench, email@example.com
- Structural/Geotechnical: Marc Eberhard, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Environmental/Hydrology & Hydrodynamics: Alex Horner-Devine, email@example.com
Insight and input from professional engineers is valuable to our students. Please consider mentoring students through the following student activities:
- Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams: Help students evaluate technical aspects of design, mentor students and provide support for teams to succeed at competitions.
- In-class projects: Provide case studies, presentations and guest lectures.
- Resume assistance: Participate in events and panels to provide resume and interview feedback and best practices.
- Engineering Exploration Night: Talk with students one-on-one about engineering careers.
- CEE 101: Give a talk in this seminar course that introduces undergraduates to the various research areas in civil and environmental engineering.
- Capstone Design Class: Mentor a team of students working on a capstone design project, or volunteer to evaluate projects.
Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Host field trips and site visits
Host site visits and field trips to help our students see engineering in action. Sponsor visits to local construction sites, traffic management centers, water treatment centers and offices, or other locations that showcase new technologies and modern approaches to solving today’s engineering problems. They love to learn from you!
Contact us: email@example.com.
Learn from us!
An educational hub, the CEE department offers a variety of resources, from seminars and lectures to connecting with faculty experts.
- Endowed lectures: Throughout the academic year, UW CEE offers three annual endowed lectures, bringing experts to campus to talk about their research.
- CEE and UW-wide seminars and events: Stay up-to-date on upcoming lectures, seminars and other events that are open to the public.
- Connect with faculty: Locate faculty via the faculty finder, which indicates research specialty areas.