Transportation Engineering Interns

Jacobs Engineering GroupHouston, TX

14 days ago


Job Title

Transportation Engineering Intern (Bridges) - Summer 2024

Job Location

Houston, TX

Job Overview

  • Assisting Engineers by performing routine aspects of structural engineering assignments
  • Working on transportation projects related to bridges
  • Developing calculations, drawings, specifications, cost estimates, and reports
  • Conducting finite element analysis and research design options
  • Preparing budgets and schedules for bridge design tasks
  • Collaborating with project engineers, project managers, and clients
  • Strong communication, organization, analysis, and problem-solving skills


  • Please refer to the company's compensation policy.


  • Perform structural design calculations for prestressed concrete and steel girder bridges, retaining walls, and drainage structures
  • Utilize computer programming skills to develop automation-based solutions
  • Conduct quality reviews and document research findings
  • Assist with assigned duties by project engineers and project managers
  • Attend meetings and interact with clients as experience progresses
  • Collaborate effectively with bridge and transportation engineers throughout Jacobs and the local community


  • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited program
  • Interest in bridge design
  • Must be at least a rising Junior
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to manage and achieve milestones, budget constraints, and quality benchmarks on assigned projects and tasks
  • Ideally, a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Working knowledge of MicroStation (preferred)
  • Previous internship related to the field of study (preferred)
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management within Jacobs

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

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That get hired for this type of internship

  • Mechanical Engineering18%

  • Engineering12%

  • Civil Engineering11%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering8%

  • Computer Science6%

  • 76 other majors42%

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

  • Boeing
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Houston, TX | $3,284/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,520

  • Miscellaneous$828

  • Food$378

  • Utilities$292

  • Transportation$266


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