Articles written by Civil students for Civil students

How To Get An Internship
By Emily Anderson

Internships are a great way to expand your knowledge, and learn more about the industry. Often the idea of obtaining one seems scary and overwhelming, but there are many resources and tips available to help out with the process. Here are a few of them: 

By Emily Anderson

There is a sub-committee for civil students who are looking to get involved, but cannot commit a large portion of their time, or are unsure about what they are getting into. The sub-comm helps our VP Internal and our VP Events organize events like banquet, apartment crawls, and Blues Pub. It is a great way to get involved in CEUS, and is a great experience to have if you are interested in running for council in the following years. If you’re interested in finding out more or joining sub-comm, you can email the VP Internal or the VP Events at: or

Design Teams 
For people who prefer a little more hands on experience, there are many civil-oriented design teams. These are McGill Engineers in Action, Concrete Canoe and McGill Bridge Building. For more information on these, check out the design teams sub-section.  

Incoming U0 civil students can apply to be the U0 Civil Representative who sits on both CEUS and the Engineering Junior Council. The application process for this position takes place in mid-September. Additionally, U1 civil students can apply for the positions of U1 Civil Representative and Vice President Administration on CEUS. These application processes also take place in September. The selection of the U0 Rep and VP Admin is through an interview, whereas the U1 Civil Rep is done by an in-class election. If you are interested in any of these positions or have any questions please email the CEUS President or VP Internal at or

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