Civil Engineering is in every pore of our society. The buildings we frequent, the bridges we cross, the motorways we drive on; every structure, surface and support system is grounded in civil engineering. The challenges facing civil engineers today are endless, as are the career prospects. Diverse and rewarding opportunities exist all over the world in many different employment sectors from transport, flood-risk management and environmental protection, construction and power plant companies to aid agencies and the army. A career in civil engineering demands a combination of technical knowledge and creativity to solve problems and carries the responsibility to change our environment and improve the lives of millions of people.