Industry Opportunities and Career Placement

The Lyles School of Civil Engineering welcomes the opportunity to team with industry to give students internships and career opportunities.

Industry Opportunities Database

Students, you can post your resume online and search for internships, co-ops and permanent positions. You can also sign up for on-campus interviews! Employers interested in hiring Purdue Civil Engineering and Land Surveying & Geomatics Engineering students can register with this online database. Following registration, companies can access student resumes and request to set up on-campus interviews.

Career Opportunities Requiring Experience

Career Fair

For information on the CE Career Fair, and to register, visit the Civil Engineering Student Advisory Council (CESAC) Career Fair website.

Internship Information

Gain skills with different job opportunities and broaden your Civil experience with an internship. The Lyles School of Civil Engineering External Relations Office will actively work to help students obtain meaningful summer and full-time employment. Schedule an appointment with Kathy Heath, Program Coordinator, in the Civil Main Office to discuss opportunities.


For additional career information and resources, visit Purdue's Center for Career Opportunities.

CE Cooperative Education Program

Students can gain civil engineering experience while working toward their degree by participating in the Cooperative Education Program. The Lyles School of Civil Engineering Co-Op program helps students integrate theory and practice, confirm career choices, investigate potential job opportunities, and become better graduates. For additional information on the Co-Op program, visit CE's Cooperative Education Program.

CE Student Information Blog


This website, created by a Purdue student, allows students at Purdue to get more exposure to companies. Recruiters search through student profiles to find their ideal candidates and will reach out to you directly (Email, LinkedIn, etc). The best part? You get paid $1 each time any company saves your profile.

Purdue Employment

For more information on campus-based non-faculty positions, visit Purdue's main employment site.

External Faculty Postings for Ph.D. Candidates and Post Docs

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