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How to Get a Job in Civil Engineering 2007

A civil engineering degree is the foundation for a huge range of potential careers. This guide has been designed to give quick and simple answers to the questions that will come up as you start considering what you are going to do when you finish your course

In this year's Guide...

How do I go about getting a job?

Advice on finding an employer, writing a CV, dealing with the graduate recruitment day, what to expect at the interview, holiday work, your first day, and what to do if you pick the wrong job

How much will I earn?

Starting salaries and what you can expect with two and five years' experience.

What sort of company will employ me?

Understand what types of organisations employ civil engineers

Edinburgh

Be a part of NCE's How to Get a Job in Civil Engineering Live! event in Edinburgh

What is the ICE?

How the Institution of Civil Engineers can help you get to the top.

I want to build the London Olympics

There is plenty of work on this mega project

I want to do research

Routes into academia

I've always been interested in trains

There's a lifetime of work on the railways

I want to work for my local community

Local government offers exciting challenges plus politics

I'm interested in rescue and development work

Use your skills to help the victims of disasters

I want to work outside

Contracting is for you

I want to work abroad

Advice on how to find employers who will help you meet that ambition. Including special detail on the booming Middle East

I'm fascinated by structures

Creative? Check out structural engineering

I am fascinated by the ground

Geotechnical engineering offers a broad range of opportunities

Company profiles

Find out more from employers including Adams Kara Taylor, Arup, Atkins, Balfour Beatty, Buro Happold, Capita Symonds, Carillion, Costain, Cundall, Entec, Environment Agency, Faber Maunsell, Grontmij, Halcrow, Jacobs, MWH, Metronet, Mott MacDonald, Opus, Ramboll Whitbybird, Sinclair Knight Merz, Scott Wilson, Transport for London, Tony Gee, URS, WSP, Walsh Associates and White Young Green

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