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Highlighted Transportation Career Profiles

Transportation is key to our economy. Many things that we do are driven based upon transportation. If you look back when Eisenhower came up with the concept of building the interstate, he built it for military purposes. Little did he know, or the rest of the world know the impact it would have on the economy.

Pat Natale, Executive Director, American Society of Civil Engineering

For me, personally, it's about the ability to really make a difference and see what you've done, how it impacts not just small groups, but all of society. It's really gratifying to see that you can make an actual difference in improving people's lives through the work that you do.

Monique Evans, Director of Safety Research and Development for the United States Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Catalog of Career features

Aerospace Engineer
Construction and Building Inspector

Construction and building inspectors are responsible for ensuring that new construction and changes or repairs to existing buildings comply with building codes, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.

Bridge Engineer

Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain, which is the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer.


Enviromental Engineer
Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineers design, build, and test mechanical devices, including machines, engines, and tools.

Highway Engineer
Urban & Regional Planner

Urban and regional planners construct plans and programs for the use of land. These plans can create communities, accommodate growth, or revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities, metropolitan areas and counties.

Marine Engineer
Policy Analyst

Policy analysts work to influence political and social decisions in one or more of four areas: collecting information, analyzing potential policies and making recommendations, evaluating the outcomes of existing policies, and sharing information with government officials.