Civil/Environmental Engineering


According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Civil Engineers are involved in "the design, construction, and maintenance of physical structures in the interest of the general public. Technical specialties within the discipline include construction, environmental geotechnical, structural, and transportation engineering, as well as urban planning and water resources."

According to the US Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE), Environmental Engineers “work in any aspect of environment protection. Major areas include air pollution control, industrial hygiene, radiation protection, hazardous waste management, toxic materials control, water supply, wastewater management, storm water management, solid waste disposal, public health, energy, and land management.”

Manhattan College Resources

Sample Employers

Sample Employers in NYC

Sample Job Titles

  • Account Management
  • Energy Benchmarker
  • Energy Auditor
  • Energy Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Operations/Division Manager
  • Professor
  • Program Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Policy & Analysis Intern
  • Research Analyst
  • Solar Energy Analyst
  • Superintendent
  • Technical Principal

Job Listing Sites

  • Pathways to Science: To find programs such as undergraduate summer research opportunities, graduate fellowships, postdoctoral positions, as well as resources and materials pertaining to recruitment, retention, and mentoring
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • National Science Foundation REU Sites: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
  • NSA Internships: The National Security Agency offers internships, a co-op program, and scholarships
  • American Academy for Advancement of Science: A resource list of AAAS career development programs
  • Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation (CERF): Established to aggressively advocate for the protection and enhancement of coastal natural resources
  • Engineering Jobs – Civil: This component of the site is catered specifically to jobs in the civil engineering industry
  • Engineering Jobs – Environmental: This component of the site is catered specifically to jobs in the environmental engineering industry
  • Environmental Career Opportunities: This site offers environmentally-oriented jobs across a broad spectrum
  • EPA: Leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts, and works to protect our health and environment
  • Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA): ISA develops industry standards, certifies industry professionals, provides training, publishes technical articles, and hosts conferences/exhibitions for automation professionals
  • iCivilEngineer: An all-in-one site that features industry news, a career center with advice, informative videos, free magazines, and other resources
  • Civil Engineering Intern Jobs: An integrative part of that offers both jobs and internships for civil engineers
  • School Construction Authority: The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) offers exciting internship programs for college students.
  • SULI: The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Dept. of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories

Professional Associations

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