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Civil Engineering Intern - Construction (Summer 2024) - Rochester

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19d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must have a strong interest in municipal infrastructure, basic AutoCAD/Civil 3D skills, and the ability to work independently outdoors in rugged terrain. In progress towards a civil engineering degree is required.
  • You will assist in construction observation, document construction activities, communicate with stakeholders, perform office tasks, and support civil engineering projects with a focus on compliance and project oversight.

Summer Internship

Construction & Surveying, EngineeringRochester


  • Stantec is now accepting applications for Summer 2024 Civil Engineering/Construction Management interns within our Community Development Group in multiple locations throughout Minnesota (Twin Cities, St. Cloud, Rochester).
  • As an intern, you will work in a team environment gaining practical on-the-job experience while having exposure to community development projects. Most of your time will be spent working outside on construction activities. Projects may include urban design and planning, roadways, park and recreation design, multi-use trail and pathway design, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, assessment and rehabilitation, infrastructure design, water and wastewater conveyance, and storm water management. We provide efficient solutions to our clients that are environmentally responsible, functional, and technically sound. Our structure cultivates career growth and provides opportunities as unique as you are.
  • We care about our employees' growth and development. Stantec is recognized on Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index, rated by Forbes as one of the world's best employers and one of America’s best employers for women, and ranked as a top 10 global design firm by ENR Magazine. Stantec has also earned Design Firm of the Year 2021 – ENR Midwest, Employer of the Year – Women in Transportation Minnesota Chapter, Top 50 Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals – AISES, and is proud to be named the 5th most sustainable corporation in the world, 1st in North America by Corporate Knights.


  • Experienced with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Requires understanding of basic AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and general surveying.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong interest in serving municipalities with their infrastructure needs.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take direction, and work independently.
  • Ability to work in outdoor conditions and be physically capable of navigating rugged terrain for the purpose of performing the duties outlined above.
  • Must have a reliable transportation to go to and from job sites, good driving record, and valid driver’s license.
  • You will be reimbursed for business-related travel and expenses.
  • Education and Experience:
  • In progress toward earning a bachelor’s degree (minimum) in civil engineering, structural engineering, construction engineering, construction management GIS/Survey, or related field from a post-secondary institution.
  • Specific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following is desired: civil engineering planning, design, construction, infrastructure, hydrology, environmental science, surveying and construction management.
  • Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • Use technical and communication abilities to assist with completing the civil component of a wide variety of projects in a dynamic design team setting.
  • Perform construction observation for project compliance with project documents and engineering principals.
  • Perform construction administration duties including documenting construction activities, measuring of materials, witness materials testing, review of shop drawings, and providing general project oversight.
  • Complete detailed reports as required.
  • Assist with construction surveying/staking as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with construction and engineering staff, clients, contractors, and other project stakeholders.
  • Office duties if available may include assisting with CAD drafting and design, and preparation of plans and specifications, reports, and other project deliverables.


Work type

Full time

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  • Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
  • Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.