how to get into traffic engineering?
I'm entering my senior year of high school and i'm very interested in traffic engineering. I'm planning on majoring in civil engineering, but i hear you need job experience before you can land most traffic engineering jobs. i was wondering what i should do to maximize my chances of landing a job in the field, and what sorts of jobs i should get before actually becoming a traffic engineer. also, where in the US are traffic engineers most needed/hired? thanks :)
Asked By: Kara L - 8/23/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You're right on with the civil engineering degree. When you pick courses to take for your degree, take as many transportation-related courses as you can. This way you can improve your chances of getting an internship with either a consulting firm that does transportation engineering, or maybe with a government agency... More
Answered By: karl hungus - 8/23/2010
Additional Answers (1)
You are a senior in high school. Your first job will be to do well in college. For the engineering... More
Answered By: John S - 8/23/2010
$47/hour Part-Time Job Openings. Requirements: Must Have Computer.
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Local Candidates Across DC/VA/MD. Get It Together. Post a Job Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.