Additive Construction Research- Construction Engineering Research Laboratory

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)Champaign, IL

7 months ago


Job Title

Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Internship

Job Location

Champaign, Illinois

Job Overview

  • Develop and infuse innovative technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) facilities and training lands.
  • Participate in cutting-edge research in material testing or concrete construction.
  • Gain exposure to laboratory and in-situ evaluation of material properties.
  • Analyze results and write reports.
  • Independently utilize your skills and engage with experts in innovative ideas.


  • Stipend to be determined by ERDC-CERL.
  • Additional benefits may include health insurance supplement, relocation allowance, and training and travel allowance.


  • Execute cutting-edge research in material testing or concrete construction.
  • Evaluate material properties of mortar and concrete materials.
  • Analyze results and write proper reports.


  • Extensive experience in materials testing or concrete construction, or at least a Bachelor of Science in engineering, physics, or chemistry.
  • Knowledge of ASTM standards in a laboratory.
  • Skills in mechanical and rheological properties, volumetric concrete mixture design, mechanical testing to ASTM standards and evaluation, variable control during sample preparation and curing, report writing, data analysis, and computer aided design (CAD).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, use powered hand tools, and work well in a team setting.

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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 Champaign, IL | $2,681/mo

  • Housing/Rent$880

  • Miscellaneous$807

  • Food$396

  • Utilities$319

  • Transportation$279


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