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Civil engineers plan, develop, and execute the construction of public infrastructure. They are responsible for designing and overseeing the construction of roads, bridges, harbors, power plants, and water and sewage systems.
Do the structures engineering interns at United have much work-life balance?
The work life balance is very good. Engineers are encouraged to only work 40 hours a week. If you do work more than 40 hours a week, the extra time can either be converted to overtime pay or to "comp time", which essentially is paid time off. Only once during my internship did I have to work on a...
Can you share what a day in the life of a structures engineering intern may be like at United Airlines?
The work days at United are generally 8 AM to 4:30 PM, although the start and end times can be lightly adjusted as long as you get your 8 hours in each day (excluding a half hour lunch). The only consistent meeting in my schedule was a 9 AM morning meeting with the Structures group. Outside of th...
What's the best way to present myself as someone interested in engineering?
At a career/job fair to stand out most it really comes down to your interactions with employers. Showing genuine interest in what they present is always a great way to start. If someone isn't interested in you because of your lack of experience it is always beneficial to ask what you can improve ...
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