Job Market Rebounds For the Class of 2005

Rubin, Debra K.; Howard, Shannon; Powers, Michael; Tulacz, Gary
June 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/20/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 24, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that this year's construction job market for members of the college class of 2005 could be a better graduation gift than a new car from parents. Those trained in civil engineering and construction fields are academia's new hot commodities as industry employers have taken a stand and are offering them more options--and more money. While many 2005 college graduates are just a few weeks out of school, more carried off employment contracts along with their diplomas.


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