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Graduate Student Alumni Spotlight

Civil Engineering MS

Student Name:  Whitney Walker

Program: Civil Engineering B.S.C.E. & M.S.C.E.

Graduated: 2011 & 2013

Employer: Johnson & Pace, Inc.

Position: Engineer in training

What attracted you to this field?

I always knew I wanted to do something with engineering.

Why did you choose UT Tyler?

I started my undergraduate degree here.

What do you like most about UT Tyler?

Small classes and you can interact with professors.

What are your career aspirations?

To become a PE.

What's your work experience?

I worked 1 year at Carrier as a mechanical designer doing mechanical and electrical design work; for JPI I work in commercial development and public works developing sites as well as sanitary sewer collection systems, wastewater treatment plants, and permitting for companies.

Do you have any advice to pass along to other students interested in this program?

Do internships, learn the information as you go in class (it makes the passing the FE easier).

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