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A Career in Civil Engineering

To me, no career could be more interesting than one that lets me serve larger society by pursuing my passion for the design of objects on a l*****rge scale. It is this attraction to the inner workings of complex everyday ***** like busy roadways and towering skyscrapers that draws ***** to civil engineering as a c*****reer. The importance of civil ***** to society will also allow me to serve the greater good. On a ***** practical note, the strong continuing job prospects ***** financial rewards ***** civil engineering are excellent, furthering ***** desire to choose a c*****er among the design of amazingly intricate objects like airports, sewage systems, roads, and airports.

First, it is the importance ***** ***** engineering to society that makes civil ***** an intriguing career choice ***** me. Civil engineers are responsible for the design and supervision of tunnels, dams, bridges, *****, ***** systems, *****, and airports would never have been built. Without ***** civil engineer, we would not be able to drive to work on a well-designed freeway, enjoy efficient sewage *****, or even w*****k in the high-rises that grace most cities worldwide.

Because civil *****ing is *****e ***** the most important careers in modern society, it appeals strongly to my ***** to contribute ***** ***** society. As a civil engineer, I would h*****ve the opportunity to design buildings that keep their inhabitants comfortable ***** safe, or ***** build roadways that are efficient and structurally sound. I am strongly drawn to the idea of ********** one of the f*****ces responsible for ensuring our day-*****-day lives are efficient and productive. *****e ***** the greatest accomplishments ***** I can imagine would be to see the efforts of ***** ***** enjoyed ***** thousands of people on a daily basis.

***** sec*****d important draw of a civil engineering career is ***** practical financial and ***** aspects ***** the job. The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that the median annual wage for ***** engineers in 2002 was $60,000. Although prospects for employment in civil engineering will increase more slowly than average, a growing infr*****structure in the United States and ***** ***** ensure that civil ***** remain in demand. Notes the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, "more civil engineers will be needed ***** design and construct safe and higher capacity transportation, water supply, and pollution control systems, ***** large ********** and building *****es. They ***** will be ***** to repair or replace existing roads, bridges, and other public structures." Altogether, the job outlook for civil engineers is good, and the wages are enough to ensure a very comfort*****ble standard ***** living.

The third reason that I am draw ***** civil engineering is an ***** to the work itself. I love to think about ***** ***** and use of physical objects on a l*****rge scale. Large-***** projects like bridges, roadways, and airports bring out a feeling of awe ***** respect within me. I love to look at the world from a


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