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Professional Engagement

Brian Maroney of Caltrans discusses the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge at the 7th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways.

Brian Maroney of Caltrans discusses the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge at the 7th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways.

The enterprise of bridge engineering is advanced through team work. Practicing professionals know this and many are mentors to UB students.

Students compete to build an earthquake-resistant bridge at the 6th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways.

Students compete to build an earthquake-resistant bridge at the 6th National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways.

How to Get Involved

Practicing professionals and students can challenge each other to do better, try something new, share knowledge and expertise—anything that advances the profession as a whole or increases opportunities for students and younger professionals.

  • Be a mentor
  • Hire an MS student as an intern
  • Allow a grad student to shadow you for a day
  • Look at resumes of upcoming graduates
  • Deliver a guest lecture