Texas A&M Survey Camp is a Jones|Carter Tradition

Survey Camp

Texas A&M Survey Camp 2016, led by Jones|Carter’s (JC) Surveying Practice Leader Carlos Cotton, PE, RPLS and Surveying Division Manager, Doug Bramwell, PE, RPLS was recently attended by 24 junior and senior-level students enrolled in the civil engineering program at the university. Survey Camp was created 15 years ago by Carlos, and continues to impart valuable information and teaching tools about the profession of surveying to eager students looking for real-world application. One of the “campers” is taking his training even further by joining Jones|Carter as a summer intern. Thank you for another great class and good luck to all of the graduates!

“Thank you for supporting this program. I hope in future years, more students are able to benefit from the opportunities given by companies like yours.” Benito S.

“We, as students, have gained so much insight from this course, and I credit all of that to you!” Ramses C.

“Thank you for your support and investment in this program. As a future civil engineer, I appreciate you taking two weeks off from your own job to invest in me.” Kensley H.

“Having a registered professional teach me surveying techniques really gave me a better idea of how to effectively approach uninformed areas.” Roberto G.

“I would like to extend my ongoing gratitude for being part of this experience and for your continuing support of Texas A&M student’s career goals.” Hannah P.

“Coordinating a real-world experience into a classroom setting is a difficult task and you have mastered it. Thank you for supporting the Texas A&M Civil Engineering Department.” Juan E.

“Most classes we attend are strictly in a classroom setting. I have always heard wonderful things about this class, and now I have a whole new appreciation for the surveying industry.” Kirby T.

For the 15th year, Jones|Carter has hosted Survey Camp, a highly successful and collaborative venture between Texas A&M and private industry. Created and led by adjunct professor Carlos Cotton, principal at Jones|Carter, the interactive course has been providing hands-on learning in the field since 2002. At Carlos’ invitation, a number of companies provide trucks, equipment, and crew chiefs for the two-week course. Carlos continues to lead the much sought-after course, joined by JC’s Doug Bramwell, PE, RPLS who assists in presenting the world of survey to attendees.

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