General information on getting a
job in tough times
- Getting a job
- On a personal level
- A list of Civil
Engineering job opportunities sent to the CE Department (TAMU students
list of companies who hired our graduates in the past (TAMU
- Would it be OK if I listed
you as a reference?
- Would you please write
me a letter of
I am interested
in a co-op position. How do I get started?
interested in an internship. How do I get started?
- I am interested in
working for the Civil
- What is the
current job market looking like for Civil Engineering?
- Personal suggestions to a student
graduating now. Posting your resume online.
- Personal suggestions to a student who graduated 2 years
suggestions to an international student.
- TAMU Career Center
information on how to get a job
Job-seeking tips for graduates (Cached)
- Jobweb - career
and job-search advice from the National Association of Colleges and
- Another excellent
Search Tips tutorial
feedback from employers
- Your resume
how to write and post a public resume
advice on writing your resume - from a commercial outfit. Very
Words not to use in your resume
102 Steps to the perfect resume
writing your resume and
interviewing for a Job - see page 5 especially (from The Battalion -
job interview questions, why they are asked, and how you should answer
More interview questions and suggested responses
10 biggest job interview blunders
for the interview
- Important miscellaneous
Should you accept the offer?
An excellent summary of how to use social media to your advantage.
Written for IT people but very applicable to engineers in the new world we
live in. Cached copy if this
- Your online presence
and how it can affect your employment potential
- Your Facebook
- Managing your
- Survey finds
soft skills more important to employers than technical knowledge
Dress code (Cached)
The importance of internships
- How much money will you
make? (Written long ago - probably out of date in these times)
- an excellent series in long-term career development
records to develop during co-op, internships, regular employment,
volunteer, charitable work. For getting your F.E. and P.E.
submissions in order.
- TAMU Career
Center Web Site
- Student Engineers'
Council - Career Fairs - Click on the Events Tab
Association of Former Students - Careers
Career Center - get a job, write a resume, plan for interview, questions
interviewers ask, etc.
Career Center Internship
Commercial and Municipal Internship Listings
- How to write
- Interviewing for your job
Other Resources Including Job Search Engines
Engineering Salary Calculator - how much are you worth?
- A list of engineering companies that
you might consider contacting
- ASCE Career
- NeoGov - strong
in use by municipalities and the public sector
- The Civil Engineering Web
Directory - on right of screen, under Job Openings
- Engineering News Record Magazine
- USAJobs.com -
Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and
dmoz Open Directory Project
Navy Civil Engineer Corps
Juju Job Search Engine
- American Council of
The Job Search Engine This
thing really works well.
- National Engineers
- Engineering Jobs
- Engineering Central
NCS Career Magazine
- NSPE Civil Engineering
Database ( a list of headhunter firms - These people can be very effective
since they don't get paid unless they find you a job. But there are
thousands of them.)
- List of all Departments
- Expatriat (out-of-country) jobs
- Diedre Moire
A list of search engines to find information about the company who made you
- Better Business Bureau Company
- Hoovers Online
- And of course, the best generic search engine on planet earth:
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