ASCE Texas Section’s annual Student Symposium fosters close association between engineering professionals and over 350 university students. The Student Symposium combines the Texas-Mexico Student Conference’s concrete canoe student competition as well as a variety of other student competitions, a career fair, and seminars into one event. Each year, the Student Symposium is hosted by an ASCE Student Chapter with support from their local Branch and the Texas Section. We believe this partnership results in the development of future industry leaders. Each year the host school identifies a theme and spends an entire year planning!
The Student Symposium includes seminars on technical topics* and power skills that support the transition from the learning environment to the professional arena. We are always looking for guest speakers – contact us at [email protected] with your ideas. The Student SymposiumCareer Fair is an opportunity for employers to meet with over 350 students from universities from across Texas and Mexico in one place. We know the students who participate in ASCE are some of the brightest civil engineering minds engaged in leadership, teamwork, and professionalism. We think you’ll agree, and we encourage you to consider attending the Career Fair annually! More details below.
Local professionals are encouraged to attend. Technical seminars planned by the local ASCE Branch are typically eligible for professional development hours (PDHs).
Experience the Excitement
Want a firsthand look at what its like to attend the Student Symposium? Check out our video below from 2019!
2021 Student Symposium
We invite you to join the Texas Section and ASCE Student Chapters from the Texas-Mexico Student Conference on April 15-17, 2021 for our 7th Annual ASCE Texas Student Symposium. The 2021 Student Symposium is hosted by the ASCE Student Chapter at the University of Texas at Austin. Additional support will be provided by the ASCE Austin Branch, ASCE Texas Section and ASCE Region 6.
Important: the event will be held in a virtual format for 2021.
For questions, please contact Competitions Coordinator Jessica Hilscher PE at [email protected] or (512) 431-4779.
We are seeking Corporate Sponsors to help keep the Student Symposium affordable for the student attendees. We hope you will consider supporting this one-of-a-kind event and help our students reach their full potential. Benefits of sponsorship include:
Brand recognition & engagement with civil engineering students across Texas & Mexico
Identify potential staff members and interns
Network with local industry professionals
Enjoy student competitions & social events
Through your support, you are helping to support Texas’ civil engineers of tomorrow! Thank you!
For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Heather Guillen PE at [email protected] or (713) 394-5635.
Individual registration includes a conference t-shirt, the Career Fair, Professional Student Mixers, and the Final Evening Awards Banquet. Check back in early 2021 for registration information for the 2021 Student Symposium.
Please contact Mike Sosa at [email protected] or (512) 910-2702 with any questions about registration.