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Geotechnical Engineers

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Visit the Geotechnical Engineering section of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Web site,, to learn more about technologies, innovations, current projects, and to find publications and workshop listings. Read magazines and books about geotechnical engineering to gain a better understanding of the field. Another great way to learn firsthand about geotechnical engineering projects currently underway is to visit the Web sites of engineering consulting firms. Type the keywords "geotechnical engineering projects" and see what comes up.  Talk to geotechnical engineers about their careers, or see if your career counselor or science teacher can arrange a job shadowing experience. 

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