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Consulting positions for new engineering graduates

  • 1.  Consulting positions for new engineering graduates

    Posted 03-09-2021 09:20 AM

    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 Engineers
    Design engineer

    Jon Zufelt, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE,
    Senior Hydraulic Engineer, HDR
    EIT (pre-PE registration), Design Engineer, CAD Specialist

    Marsia Geldert-Murphey, P.E.,
    Regional Director - Missouri & Illinois Operations, Lochmueller Group
    Engineering 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!

    Jennifer Hofmann Aff.M.ASCE
    Manager, Professional Advancement
    Reston VA