Interested in a career in construction?
- Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 9:25am to 10:15am
- Cheever Hall, 214 - view map
The Brooklyn Bridge, Hoover Dam, Golden Gate Bridge, and the Panama Canal are Great Projects that were all built by individuals who had to get out of their comfort zone and take risks to accomplish these projects.
Veteran builder and award winning civil engineering historian Paul Giroux will share his unique perspective of the great projects and the timeless lessons still relevant to modern practice and applicable to all future builders.
This presentation, related to the public event on 10/2 in the Procrastinator Theater, is geared toward MSU students who are interested in a career in civil engineering or construction.
Students will be able to:• Identify lessons from the Great Builders that are still relevant to modern practice.• Identify the key traits of the builders of the Great Projects.• Be able to apply lessons learned to real problems in today’s world.