Career Paths for Engineers

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Your career path is a journey where you will try to match what you want with who you are. So, congratulations on making the first step and coming to one of the best Civil and Environmental Engineering departments in the world!

Now let’s find out where it might take us next...

 

What do Civil Engineers do?

Civil Engineering is all about applying scientific principals and critical thinking to shape the world. Over your career you will build all kind of infrastructure such as underground tunnels, airports and commercial buildings. We keep people switched on and powered up by supplying electricity and gas; we secure clean water supply and take action against pollution… Some of us may become consultants, some technicians or some contractors. Even though we may have different roles, we have the same aim of helping the world become a better place. To find out more about civil engineers’ stories, click here!

 

How can I become a Civil Engineer?

So you have decided to become a civil engineer but are not sure how to get there? No matter what kind of civil engineer you want to be and which field you want to specialise in, we strongly encourage you to register with the ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers). Based in London, they offer all the information you need and guess what, student membership is free! Have a look here.

 

Just some wise words…

Want a head start with your career path? Do remember to check out these useful links for the latest internship and job opportunities: https://imperial.targetconnect.net/student/home.html ; ... 
Engineering firms do not usually have set deadlines for applications like the banking industry, as short-of-hand seasons vary due to undergoing projects. However, it is always good to have your CV ready and attend career events to develop your own professional network. So why not start now by checking out what career events CivSoc has organised for you? (click on the previous 'magical words' in blue!)


Stay tuned and good luck peeps! 

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Shell

As we develop innovative new ways to meet the world’s growing demand for energy, we’re searching for remarkable people to join us.

BP

The world is changing fast and our industry is changing with it. The energy mix is shifting towards lower carbon sources, driven by technological advances and growing environmental concerns. In BP, we will help drive this transition.

Kenham Building

Building or renovating a home should be an exciting experience, so we’ll take the stress away

Vinci

The VINCI name symbolises the best in innovation, creativity and technological mastery, befitting for a Group that harnesses a culture of innovation to deliver technical expertise in tackling the most complex of projects.

ARUP

We shape a better world

Metis

Honesty, clarity, expertise; these three words form the foundations of Metis. What started as two chartered engineers on a mission to challenge the status quo, is now a leading consultancy renowned for outstanding customer relationships.

AKT II

You need look no further than our logo to find an apt metaphor for AKT II’s style of work. A freely moving reactive mass of entities, the swarm represents the core nature of our engineering philosophy. It embodies everything that we stand for as a cutting

Ramboll

At Ramboll, our 15,500 consulting engineers, designers and management consultants are committed to creating sustainable and long-term solutions for our customers and society.

AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone

Foster + Partners

Foster and Partners are an award-winning British architectural design and engineering firm who put forward an innovative, modern and sustainable approach.

Price & Myers

Price & Myers is a consulting civil and structural engineering practice with offices in London, Nottingham and Oxford.

Robert Bird Group

The Relentless Pursuit of Engineering Excellence

Walsh

We’re a leading UK structural and civil engineering consultancy with a positive collaborative approach. Using advanced technology and shared experience we plan and design clear buildable projects.

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