Professional Engagement

Photo of student working on basal bridge.

IBE recognizes the importance of having strong connections between the industry and academic sides of bridge engineering. Our insitute encourages collaboration and mentorship between students and professionals.

Getting Involved

Industry professionals engage IBE in a number of ways

  • They may serve a mentor to a bridge engineering student
  • Industry firms and professionals often hire student interns with bridge engineering concentrations
  • Our students sometimes shadow professionals
  • Some practitioners offer to review graduating students' resumes.
  • Professionals and academics deliver guest lectures