Minnesota Student Chapters

Student Chapters of APWA-MN operate as non-profit organizations at participating universities. Membership will assist you in finding networking opportunities and could be key to acquiring a challenging, long-term employment opportunity prior to graduation.

Membership benefits:

  • Resume and interview assistance
  • Networking and mentoring
  • Scholarships
  • Further education in public-works related topics

Student Chapter objectives:

  • Stimulate continued interest in and understanding of the dimensions of civil engineering and public works.
  • Guide students through the steps required to become a successful professional civil engineer within the field of public works while promoting the better good for society. 
  • Promote a spirit of unity by providing an opportunity for students to become acquainted with each other and practice working together effectively.
  • Serve as a gateway to connect civil engineering students with working professionals as a way to increase job placement following graduation.

APWA-MN University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Become a member of the APWA-MN University of Minnesota Student Chapter. When you sign up as an individual member, the $25 membership dues will be extended through your graduation date. Once you become a member, please send an email to apwa@umn.edu to be added to the Student Chapter mailing list.

Index of Student Chapter News Articles:

University of Minnesota (UMN) Student Chapter Officers:

Sydney Romandine, President (roman429@umn.edu)
Elisabeth Post, Vice President (payne355@umn.edu)
Berit Klein, Treasurer (klei0757@umn.edu)
Isabel Newhouse, Secretary (newho094@umn.edu)
Seana Ruiz, Social Coordinator (ruiz0144@umn.edu)

APWA-MN Chapter Liaisons: Young Professionals Committee

University of St. Thomas (UST) Student Chapter Officers:

Kate Achenbach, President (keachenbach@stthomas.edu)
Genevieve Tester, Vice President and Chair of Communications (genevieve.tester@stthomas.edu)
Adam Johnson, Chair of Professional Outreach (john6609@stthomas.edu)
Cecilia Dircks, Chair of Recruitment (cecilia.dircks@stthomas.edu)
Evan Selin, Chair of Development (evan.selin@stthomas.edu)
Triston Johnson, Chair of Finance (

APWA-MN Chapter Liaisons: Young Professionals Committee

To learn more, download the Student Chapter Constitution (pdf). 

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