Build your skills and confidence in talking about civil engineering and guiding kids through engineering design activities.
Poll your fellow ASCE members for connections. It’s easiest to start where you are already known.
Possible venues include:
Civil engineering is a dynamic field that makes a difference in people’s lives. We help them get to work and school, bring clean water to their houses, design bike routes, and make buildings safer in hurricanes and earthquakes.
Research conducted by the National Academy of Engineering has found the messages people need to hear. Use these messages to drive your presentation, sharing your interest and passion for the field.
What's the most important thing you want any student to say at the end of an outreach event?
"I did civil engineering and I had fun!”
The ASCE Committee on Pre-College Outreach is building a network of Outreach Champions, ASCE members interested in promoting civil engineering to the pre-college audience. If you are interested, please
contact the Outreach Department to be added to the list.
We are building a library of best practices information, recording segments of our monthly meetings. These are conducted in Adobe Connect.
Videos created by the WGBH Education Department for ASCE. © 2012 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Project Lead: Lauren Feinberg; Project Advisors: Borgna Brunner, Susan Buckey, Sonja Latimore, and Nancy Linde; Photographers: Stacey Wei and Lauren Feinberg; Volunteer Engineer models: Chris Randall and Vanessa Forero; Narrator: Gentry Menzel. Photos courtesy of ASCE, WGBH, Microsoft Corporation, SITE Design Group Inc, Leikny Johnson, David Hathcox, and Blend Images/Jose Luis Pelaez Inc /Getty Images. Special thanks to the 6th graders at James P. Timilty Middle School in Roxbury, MA.