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Civil Engineer Intern/CO-OP

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a junior or senior Civil Engineering student, proficient in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and HYDROCAD, with a passion for renewable energy and the ability to work in teams. EIT Certification track preferred.
  • You will assist with due diligence, CAD design, stormwater design, permit applications, and project support tasks as a Civil Engineer CO-OP at New Leaf Energy, Inc.

Off-cycle Internship



  • New Leaf Energy, Inc. is seeking civil/environmental engineering juniors and seniors for Intern/ CO-OP roles on our Civil Engineering team. The Civil Engineer Intern/CO-OP will work with a team of engineers to assist in reviewing and designing renewable energy projects (solar PV, energy storage, wind).
  • We have two positions available starting May 2024. One position is available in our Troy, NY office and one position is available in either our Lowell or Boston MA offices. The internship will last through August 2024, with the option to extend through the fall at reduced hours during the academic year.


  • While no one individual will possess them all, the successful candidate will bring many of the following experiences, skills, and attributes. If you’re unsure of whether you meet enough of the qualifications below but believe that your college work and skillset is a good match for this position, we invite you to apply!
  • Enrolled in a 4-year ABET accredited bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent;
  • On-track to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam for EIT Certification;
  • In, or entering into, third or fourth year of college program;
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and HYDROCAD or an equivalent tool;
  • Ability to work in ad-hoc teams and take direction;
  • Ability to occasionally visit project sites;
  • Passionate about renewable sources of energy;
  • Preference to extend the internship to at least six months (reduced hours during the academic year).

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Site due diligence and research of bylaws;
  • Creation of plan sets (CAD);
  • Site civil and stormwater design;
  • Permit applications;
  • General project support tasks.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental and vision;
  • A 401k plan with immediate vesting and a company match (100% of the first three percent of your pay; 50% for the next two percent you contribute);
  • An open and self-managed paid time-off policy;
  • A hybrid work location policy that supports working from home for part of the week;
  • A parental leave policy for both birthing and non-birthing parents, available immediately upon hire;
  • Professional development and education assistance.