According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of civil engineers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024. The growing population, increasing urbanization, and aging infrastructure have greatly increased the demand for civil engineers who are prepared to address these global issues.
The ways in which civil engineers contribute to improving lives around the globe are endless. Civil engineers are continuously working on solutions to infrastructure challenges, from providing clean water and sanitation to remote and underserved communities, to improving public transportation networks.
“Mobilizing the engineering community to become more effective in delivering real products and services of benefit to society, especially in the developing world, is a vitally important international responsibility.” UNESCO Report, Engineering, 2010
Careers include: Structural Engineer, Surveyor, Water Resource Professional, Transportation Analyst, Project Engineer, Land Development Engineer, and more.