Construction Internship - Summer 2024

Meritage HomesFranklin, TN
Paid Internship

12 days ago


Job Title

Construction Intern (Summer 2024)

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Job Overview

Are you looking for an incredible career opportunity? Meritage Homes, a top 5 builder specializing in energy-efficient homes and communities, is seeking future leaders to join our internship program. This internship is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of our business and industry. As a Construction Intern, you will learn about the new home construction process, ensuring homes are delivered on time, within budget, and meet customer quality expectations. You will also have the opportunity to participate in cross-functional projects and make real-world business recommendations to senior leadership.


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  • Work closely with internal business leaders to learn the homebuilding industry, Meritage's business model, and an assigned functional area (e.g. construction, land, marketing, operations, finance, human resources)
  • Understand and apply our core values in day-to-day tasks
  • Translate classroom experience into practical application during the internship
  • Collaborate on cross-functional projects with other interns and business leaders
  • Present business recommendations to senior leadership
  • Write a paper focused on the internship experience or an assigned topic


  • Actively enrolled in a degree program from a regionally accredited university or college
  • Must demonstrate:
    • Integrity and passion for work
    • Desire to "win" and achieve results
    • Inclusive mindset
    • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
    • Innovative thinking and ability to solve complex problems
    • Commitment to excellence
  • Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience working in a team environment on cross-functional projects
    • Ability to navigate through ambiguity
    • Leadership or influential role in previous experiences
  • Examples of relevant college coursework/majors:
    • Business Administration
    • Civil Engineering
    • Construction Management
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • Real Estate
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Human Resources
    • Operations
    • Project Management

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Career Paths

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

  • Construction Management26%

  • Civil Engineering16%

  • Engineering9%

  • Architecture6%

  • Management Science6%

  • 46 other majors34%

Typical benefits offered for paid internships

(National average offered by employers)



Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For Southeast region

Real Estate

Typical pay range:

$15.30 - $19.68

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Franklin, TN | $2,911/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,477

  • Miscellaneous$630

  • Food$320

  • Utilities$248

  • Transportation$236


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