Civil engineers who shared their experience and advice in "Explore Engineering Careers in Consulting" responded to 5 questions we did not get to during the live roundtable discussion. Here are their answers to the second question in this series of posts:
Today's question: What positions would new engineering graduates typically be offered?(Answers are based on individual experiences and are not necessarily representative of practices at all consulting firms.)
Benjamin Cornelius, P.E., S.E., M.ASCE,Partner, LERA Consulting Structural EngineersDesign engineer
Jon Zufelt, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE,Senior Hydraulic Engineer, HDREIT (pre-PE registration), Design Engineer, CAD Specialist
Marsia Geldert-Murphey, P.E.,Regional Director - Missouri & Illinois Operations, Lochmueller GroupEngineering Intern is our entry level position and responsibilities depend on the discipline but is heavy on computer design and drafting.
If you missed our live session watch the recording posted on the Career Discovery web page https://collaborate.asce.org/covid-19/career-discovery. Also register there for future roundtable sessions exploring civil engineering careers in education, industry and construction – and bring your questions for our panelists!