Early Career Ethics

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A Discussion on Engineering Ethics

The decisions made by civil engineers can affect millions of people. What advice can an engineering ethics expert give to a new professional? Find out in this edition of ASCE Interchange.


A Short Story on the Importance of Being Honest

OK, so I am writing an article to tell you to be honest as a civil engineer. Well, if that point is not obvious, then I don’t know what it is.

However, it’s not always easy to be truthful with your clients, especially for younger and less experienced civil engineering project managers.

Let me share a story with you to make my point here.

When I was assigned my first project to manage as a civil engineer, I was very excited. My company told me that I was in charge of everything on the project, including client correspondence.

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Engineering Ethics: Real World Case Studies

Get an in-depth look at important ethics topics with extended discussions and case studies that are based on real work situations.


A Discussion of Ethics in Engineering Using Case Studies

Learn more about the world of civil engineering ethics in this interactive webinar led by ASCE 2019 President Robin Kemper.


A Question of Ethics

Explore ethical cases and issues affecting the civil engineering profession.

Early Career Ethics

  • 1.  Early Career Ethics

    Posted 02-15-2019 10:13 AM
    This is a space to discuss your thoughts and questions about early career ethics. Please share your thoughts and questions.

    Tirza Austin AFFMASCE
    Reston VA