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Career Services

What you do after graduation is just as important to us as your education.  Let up help you build your brand and prepare you for your job search and career in the construction industry.

Prepare for Your Job Search

Mentorship Opportunities


Industry mentors can be a resource for career advice and discernment. Connecting with a mentor is different from meeting from a recruiter or setting up an interview for a job. Being respectful of your mentor’s time and expertise and responding with curiosity and humility as they share their experiences can be a powerful way for you to learn how to navigate the industry!

Looking for a mentor?

  • Attend a mentorship event organized by the CIAC Career Mentorship and Inclusion Committee
  • Attend a company presentation
  • Connect with a guest speaker or panelist from one of your classes
  • Ask CM faculty if they have mentor suggestions based on your interest or affinity

Other Training Opportunities


Undergraduate students are required to complete an internship prior to graduation.

Career Outcomes

In an department survey of the class of 2022, with 36% of the graduating class responding, students reported an average starting salary of just over $75,000/year.

The national occupational outlook for construction managers is projected to grow faster than than the average for all occupations.

Explore Construction Management Student Outcomes from Next Destination survey by UW Career Services