The economic crisis has also hit the German construction industry and led to massive layoffs. But one job has proved recession-proof: that of structural engineers. In fact,construction companies and urban planning agencies can't find enough of them.Given the downturn in the construction industry in recent years,few young people opted to study civil engineering. Now the Brandenburg University of Technology in Cottbus wants to meet market needs by working closely with the construction industry. For many graduates and current students,that effort has already paid dividends. Report by Sonja Schock.