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  • two wind engineers

    Why Engineers Share Knowledge and Experience

    • Jan 11, 2023
    • Eva Lerner-Lam, M.ASCE, M.SAE, F.ITE

    I wish I’d known how much seasoned professionals are willing to not only share their knowledge and experience with aspiring young professionals but also learn from them.

  • language

    Learn the Language of Government

    • Jul 5, 2022
    • Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E., M.ASCE

    I wish I’d known earlier in my career the common language and policy framework that can help engineers succeed in the world of public administration budgeting and funding. It would have saved me considerable frustration.

  • first job

    How to Get Ready for Your First Full-Time Job

    • Jun 8, 2022
    • Ben Walpole

    This month, civil engineers around the world are starting their careers. And those first full-time jobs are exciting. But also a little daunting.

  • vise clamp inflation wrench

    Inflation Squeezing Your Salary?

    • May 24, 2022
    • Nicolai Oliden

    Inflation has significantly impacted what and how much I can buy.

  • two cheerful colleagues shaking hands

    How to Get Leadership Experience Early in Your Career

    • May 9, 2022
    • Ben Walpole

    How does a young civil engineer get leadership experience when the work roles that would provide such experience require previous leadership experience?

  • female manager

    Moving into Management Takes Training and Empathy

    • May 2, 2022
    • Laurie A. Shuster

    Natalie Carmen, P.E., M.ASCE, shares her insights into changing roles.

  • female engineer working on laptop

    Why Hustle Will Always Beat Brains

    • Apr 6, 2022
    • Rashod R. Johnson

    I wish I’d known the value of diversity when I opened my own business. I started what is now known as Ardmore Roderick in Chicago in 2005. I was just 29 years old.

  • communication

    Passion and Communication are Key to a Successful Career

    • Mar 29, 2022
    • Wesley P. Davis

    At an age of just 31, Wesley P. Davis, P.E., M.ASCE, has progressed quickly in his career as a roadway and transportation engineer. Read his story.

  • civil engineer looking over city

    Best Places for Civil Engineers 2022

    • Mar 21, 2022
    • Laurie A. Shuster

    Los Angeles, Denver, and Houston still dominate the top 10 places to practice civil engineering. But two newcomers — Phoenix and Detroit — also made the list this year.

  • water PVC plastic pipes in the ground

    ‘Crafting a Better Quality of Life’

    • Mar 9, 2022
    • Ben Walpole

    President Dennis Truax on bipartisan infrastructure law, ASCE Legislative Fly-In.

  • industrial blueprint

    The New Infrastructure Law Could Reshape the Built Environment

    • Feb 1, 2022
    • Ben Walpole

    What skills will civil engineers need to take advantage?

  • civil engineers

    Podcast: The Changing Life and Times of the Civil Engineer

    • Jan 12, 2022
    • Ben Walpole

    What changes will the recent bipartisan infrastructure law mean for the everyday work of civil engineers?

  • man and women working at construction site

    Podcast: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Reshapes Civil Engineering Possibilities

    • Dec 14, 2021
    • Ben Walpole

    Kristina Swallow, P.E., Pres.18.ASCE is excited about the opportunities ahead.

  • Solving That “Last Mile” Problem With Mentorship

    • Jul 22, 2021
    • Melissa Fickel

    Potential mentors must not only possess knowledge to be passed on, but also have the time and willingness to devote to helping a younger professional grow their career.

  • Mentoring: You Might Be A Mentor Already and Not Even Know It

    • Jul 22, 2021
    • Salvador Bentolila

    ASCE’s Mentor Match platform allows you to search for potential mentees based on common interests they might share with you.

  • Three Tricks for Mastering Time Management

    • Jul 22, 2021
    • Michael Tocco

    Time is just as important as money, but sometimes the schedule is not tracked as closely as the budget.

  • Building Your Professional Brand

    • Jul 22, 2021
    • Maegan Nunley

    Your professional brand is who you are in the professional world - both online and in person.

  • Top Questions to Ask Your Mentor

    • Jul 22, 2021
    • Kush Vashee

    The best mentor relationships are the ones where each side learns something from the other. No matter how young you are, you never know what someone can learn from you.