Civil and Environmental Engineering

Please visit the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Civil and Environmental Engineering Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Civil Engineer - AECOM, Portland, OR
  • Field Engineer - Schlumberger Oilfield Services, Anchorage, AK
  • Site Engineer - U.S. Department of Energy, Lake Charles, LA
  • Junior Architect - Robert Jackson Miller Architect, New York, NY
  • Structural Engineer - Robert Silman Associates
  • Environmental Consultant - Environ, Phoenix, AZ
  • Field Engineer - Turner Construction, Washington, DC
  • Rotational Project Engineer - The Structure Tone Organization, New York, NY
  • Consultant - IBM Global Business, New York, NY
  • Project Manager - Arial Foundation, Ensenada, Mexico

1-2 Year Post Grad Options 

  • Fellow (Princeton in Africa) - Access: Energy, Kisumu, Kenya
  • Sustainability Engineer (Princeton in Africa) - Nyumbani Village, Kitui, Kenya
  • Research Assistant - Mpala Research Center, Nanyuki, Kenya
  • Energy Auditor/Building Performance Analyst (Princeton Project 55) - Center for Neighborhood Technology, Chicago, IL
  • Staff Intern - Manna Christian Fellowship, Princeton, NJ

Graduate and Professional Schools

  • Ph.D., Civil & Environmental Engineering - Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering - University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering - University of Bath
  • Ph.D., Environmental Policy - University of Miami
  • M.S., Civil Engineering - Columbia University
  • M.S., Structural Engineering - Stanford University
  • M.S., Structural Engineering - Imperial College London
  • M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S., Environmental Engineering - University of Wisconsin
  • M.S., Biomaterials - University College Dublin
  • M.S., Historic Preservation - Columbia University

Internships of Recent Civil and Environmental Engineering Majors

  • Intern - Turner Construction, Plainsboro, NJ
  • Intern - Parker Resnick Structural Engineering, Los Angeles, CA
  • Engineering Technician I, Civil Structural Architectural Department - Fluor Corporation, Houston, TX
  • Intern - Center for Development with Solar Energy, Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • In House Design Summer Intern, Bureau of Engineering - Design and Construction - New York City Department of Environmental Protection, New York, NY
  • Structural Engineering Co-op, Process Infrastructure - Ausenco, Vancouver, Canada
  • Intern, Real Estate Development - Grupo Altis, Lima, Peru
  • Intern - International Water Management Institute, Accra, Ghana
  • Intern, Office of Economic Policy and Analysis - Environmental Defense Fund, New York, NY
  • Engineering Intern, Maintenance Engineering - Dulles International Airport, Dulles, VA

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.