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 Lyles School of Civil Engineering students?  Register your company on the database (free)!  Following registration, you can access student resumes, post your openings and request to set up on-campus interviews.  NOTE:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all on-campus interviews will be scheduled virtually until further notice.

GEARE Program: Work Abroad/Study Abroad

Our comprehensive Global Engineering Training Program develops engineers with high level communication skills, emotional intelligence & adaptability. These students work effectively anywhere in the world and with anyone. Watch this video to learn more about our students and the GEARE program. GEARE students study abroad and work abroad to become the best professionals around:

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 Administration Manager, via email at 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 be better prepared for their careers.

For additional information on the Co-Op program, visit CE's Cooperative Education Program.

CE Student Information Blog

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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