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By Irene Cherkassky Next time you stroll down the street, look around you. What do you see? Whether you live in a small hamlet or a teeming metropolis, architects define our spaces, our very view of the world. The influence of design is inescapable. There are approximately 160,000 licensed architects working in the United States, says Martin Pedersen, executive editor for Metropolis, an architecture and design magazine. Many more work in the field who are without licenses. Architects may work in small, one- or two-person offices specializing in family homes, or they can be part of large international firms specializing in urban planning. They

Information is the Key to Tapping This Highly Educated Market By Lisa Yorgey Lester Civil engineering is one of the oldest engineering professions. From ancient pyramids, aqueducts and dams to modern day bridges, runways and highways, its practitioners have been entrusted with building and maintaining the infrastructures in which we live. In 2000, civil engineers held approximately 232,000 jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than half of these engineers were employed by engineering consulting firms that primarily develop designs for new construction projects. The remaining engineers were employed by federal, state and local agencies, construction and manufacturing industries, or

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