Civil Engineering Interns

Pape-Dawson EngineersAustin, TX

3 months ago


Job Title

Internship Summer 2024 - Civil Engineering

Job Location


Job Overview

  • Under the guidance of a licensed engineer (P.E.) and as a member of a project team
  • Assist with infrastructure design on Transportation, Water Resources, Environmental, Survey, or Residential and/or Commercial land development projects
  • Assist the team in other necessary daily tasks


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  • Assist a Project Manager in the production of project plans, specifications and cost estimates
  • Develop feasible design alternatives and compare significant parameters such as typical sections, horizontal and vertical alignments, right-of-way requirements and cost
  • Identify and analyze the principle design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project's purpose and need
  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
  • Prepare written technical reports and engineering studies using approved company format
  • Perform site visits, assist in engineering field tests/construction observation, and complete as-built drawings of constructed improvements and utilities
  • Interns mainly do redlines, help with submittals, help prepare exhibits, and some get into design when they have experience.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in civil or agricultural engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • Previous experience in civil design through internships is preferred; not required
  • Familiar with engineering principles, techniques, and procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, and public agencies
  • Flexibility in managing job tasks as deadlines and priorities change
  • Familiar with AutoCAD Civil 3D and MS Word and MS Excel
  • Previous experience in InfoWorks
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm with occasional overtime
  • Must be reliable and dependable

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Civil Engineering36%

  • Engineering15%

  • Mechanical Engineering10%

  • Construction Management9%

  • Environmental Environmental Health Engineering3%

  • 142 other majors24%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Kiewit
  • Turner
  • Boeing
  • Kimley-Horn
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Austin, TX | $3,339/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,575

  • Miscellaneous$832

  • Food$378

  • Utilities$296

  • Transportation$258


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