Engineering Interns

Kpff Consulting EngineersSeattle, WA

3 months ago


Job Title

Engineering - Mechanical Internship

Job Location

Seattle, WA

Job Overview

KPFF's Special Projects Group is seeking a full-time Mechanical Engineer Intern in our Seattle office. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who are eager to develop their design and project management skills and who are passionate about providing exceptional client service.


Please see the 'Requirements' section for information regarding compensation.


  • Be directly involved in a wide variety of challenging projects, including cranes and lifting devices, bulk material handling, ferry and vessel interface systems, industrial process systems, lock and dam gates, and high profile large movable structures.
  • Work in an interdisciplinary environment and collaborate with talented engineering professionals.
  • Utilize a holistic approach to project management, solving client's problems and seeing the big picture on every project.
  • Have direct access to clients and owners.


  • Currently enrolled in a BSME program.
  • Completed 90 credits or more by the start of the internship.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering fundamentals.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong technical and organizational abilities.

Preferred Requirements & Skills

  • Graduating senior or enrolled in a MSME program.
  • EIT certification.
  • Previous engineering intern or graduate-level work experience.
  • Knowledge in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MS Excel, and VBA.
  • Willingness to work on a variety of project types.

We're excited for you to apply!

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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

  • Mechanical Engineering38%

  • Engineering14%

  • Civil Engineering8%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering7%

  • Chemical Engineering4%

  • 220 other majors26%

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

  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Seattle, WA | $4,692/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,442

  • Miscellaneous$1,103

  • Food$516

  • Transportation$329

  • Utilities$302


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