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Record attendance: 14th annual CEE Career Fair

February 4, 2020

An employer shaking a student's hand

An undergraduate student meets industry members.

Resumes at the ready, more than 300 CEE students attended the 14th annual CEE Career Fair on January 23. This year’s event saw record attendance from industry members.

Representatives from more than 92 companies were on hand to discuss career opportunities and internships with both CEE undergraduate and graduate students. Employer participation increased from the previous year by 15%. Several employers, many of which were new this year, were from outside the Seattle area.

Clark Construction employers standing in front of their booth

Representatives from Clark Construction.

Founded in 2007, the CEE Career Fair connects employers with students who are seeking internships and full-time positions. Industry focuses range from general civil engineering to specialty areas such as construction, transportation, geotechnical, structural, water resources/ hydrology/fluid mechanics and environmental engineering. This year, construction saw the biggest sector of employers in attendance.

Industry representatives, many of whom are CEE alumni, enjoyed a post-fair reception with the department chair and other faculty. Thank you to the many companies and organizations that continue to participate and support the CEE Career Fair.

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Admirable attendance

The following companies attended in 2020 and have participated in more than half of all CEE career fairs since 2007:

  • DCI Engineers
  • Degenkolb Engineers
  • Fehr & Peers
  • Gray & Osborne
  • Harriott Valentine Engineers
  • Hart Crowser, Inc.
  • HDR, Inc.
  • HNTB Corporation
  • Jacobs
  • Kiewit
  • KPFF
  • Magnusson Klemencic Associates
  • Manson Construction
  • PACE Engineers
  • Parsons
  • Perteet, Inc.
  • Reid Middleton
  • Tacoma Water
  • Transpo Group

Stellar support

The following companies attended in 2020 and have had near-perfect attendance since their first year:

  • AHBL
  • American Bridge
  • Associated Earth Sciences
  • Blueline
  • Carollo Engineers
  • Coffman Engineers
  • Cornerstone General Contractors
  • Coughlin Porter Lundeen
  • Davido Consulting
  • DOWL
  • Granite Construction
  • Kimley-Horn
  • Landau Associates
  • Morrison Hershfield
  • Murraysmith
  • Otak, Inc.
  • Shimmick Construction
  • Skanska
  • Sound Transit
  • The Walsh Group
  • Thornton Tomasetti
  • WSP