Pursue a career in underground
Down for That?
Are you looking for a career that takes you beyond your desk and allows you to get your hands dirty? A career in civil underground engineering is exciting, adventurous, and challenging, letting you travel the world while you develop your skills. It's also diverse and multidisciplinary. No two projects will ever be the same.
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Ready to explore the underground? Check out our resources for Engineering Students and Engineering Professors. Underground Professionals can learn more about contributing materials, offering tunnel tours, or becoming a speaker on campus.Resources
Latest Industry News
See what's happening underground, around the world.
Source: Tunneling & Underground Construction
California High–speed Rail Faces Challenges After US Award
California’s ambitious high-speed rail project that aims to move travelers from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours still faces significant funding challenges despite a $3.1 billion federal award.
Source: Tunnel Business Magazine
Amtrak and Midwest Partners Celebrate Federal Grants to Improve Chicago Hub
Amtrak and its Midwest partners have been awarded more than $101 million to improve existing routes and advance plans to expand Amtrak service as part of CHIP, the Chicago Hub Improvement Program.
Source: Tunnelling Journal
Sydney Metro Achieves TBM Double Breakthrough
Two 7m diameter TBMs working on the Sydney Metro have broken through a rock wall to arrive at Five Dock Metro Station and claim the title as the first TBMs in the southern hemisphere to complete a double breakthrough.
Everything is different in the underground industry. You're a creative problem solver who has to think on their feet. You will see more in one day than others will see in their whole career.”
Your Path to Underground
A scholarship may help you pursue a career in underground
Are you ready to take your education about underground construction one step further? Apply for a scholarship to learn more about the industry and get to know professionals and available opportunities. Scholarships are offered to students to encourage the academic pursuits and careers in the field of tunneling and underground construction.Learn More