The Department and its staff maintain strong links with industry, through alumni, personal and professional relationships, and also through research and consultancy. 

Services to industry


Access our expertise

Hire a Technical expert

Many of our staff take on consultancy work, often through Imperial Consultants, which is the consultancy arm of Imperial College. Consult our academic staff list to identify any members of staff who work in your area of interest. 

Hire our facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities are housed within our 5 main laboratories and are available for hire for commercial testing and analysis. Find out more about our laboratories

Attend a Continuing Professional Development Course

The Department offers a number of our MSc modules on a stand-alone basis. They typically take one term to complete. Find out more about the CPD programme


Engage with our students

Recruit our students

Our students are keen to take on industrial placements during holiday periods. We also internally advertise graduate positions to those coming to the end of their studies. We run an annual meet the industry event where you can engage with our students, raise your profile, and let them know of any upcoming opportunities. Find out more about student recruitment

Other ways to get involved

We are lucky to have input from industry across a range of our activities, for example: 

  • Research collaborations
  • Student sponsorship
  • Supervision of UG and PG projects
  • Assisting with teaching
  • Student prize donations
  • Give a talk/seminar

Find out more about other ways to get involved

Outreach and Public Engagement

We undertake Outreach activities with the primary aim of getting young people excited by civil engineering and the prospect of studying it here at Imperial. 

Examples include TV appearances by John Burland (The One Show and Michael Portillo's Great Continental Rail Journeys) and Ahmer Wadee (Engineering Connections), occasional school visits and involvement in external schemes including Royal Institution Masterclasses, ICE Christmas School Lectures and Budding Brunel, Arkwright Scholars and Headstart sessions.  

Within College we also take part in the Imperial Festival and Imperial Fringe events. If you are interested in collaborating with the Department in this way, please contact our Outreach coordinator, Ana Mijic