Careers in Civil Engineering

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Careers in Civil Engineering can be divided into two main categories. ‘Consultancy’ in an engineering context often relates to the discipline of producing designs or offering technical advice for infrastructure projects. On the other hand, ‘contracting’ denotes work that is undertaken for … Continue reading “Careers in Civil Engineering”

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Making the most of Uni in my career journey

By Prithvi, Chemical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham It’s so easy to think of your career as something in the future and put off thinking about how to get there. All through school I had no idea what I wanted to do at University, let alone for a job after. … Continue reading “Making the most of Uni in my career journey”

Balancing your work life and social life while on placement

It looks like it’s blog time again, and this month I will be talking about balancing work life and social life while on placement. Depending on where you are situated in the country, it may be easier/more difficult to maintain a social life. I’m quite lucky as I still live in Selly Oak and thus … Continue reading “Balancing your work life and social life while on placement”

Careers Support

Amongst the coursework and nights out (or in), it’s easy to forget why many of us came to university in the first place: to get a job. Even if you have no idea what this job will be – and there’s a lot of that going around – the right time to use the UoB’s … Continue reading “Careers Support”