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Civil Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • Engineering
  • Boston

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  • You must be enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering or related program, 18 or older, eager to learn, with strong communication skills, technical proficiency, safety awareness, and authorization to work in the U.S. Previous internship and leadership experience is a plus.
  • You will support engineering tasks to develop technical skills, assist with research and design, collect project documentation, and adhere to ethical standards.


  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Water Resources Engineering, or related Undergraduate program.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Demonstrated interest in Civil Engineering, or related field, and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Authorization to work in the United States at the start of the internship.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus.


  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Civil Engineering.
  • Assist with project research, field work, and preliminary design calculations and analysis.
  • Support preparation of final design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.
  • Assist in collecting and maintaining project documentation.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.


What is the location of the internship for the Civil Engineering Intern position?

The internship will be located in our Boston, MA office.

Who is eligible to apply for this Civil Engineering Internship?

Individuals currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program with an anticipated graduation date of August 2024 or later are eligible to apply.

When does the internship start and how long does it last?

The internship is scheduled to start on May 20th, 2024 and will last for 12 weeks as part of the WSP Summer Internship Program.

Is the start date of the internship flexible?

Yes, the individual start date of the internship may be flexible.

What team will the Civil Engineering Intern be working with?

The intern will be working with the Property & Buildings Team.

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