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Construction Materials Intern - Tempe

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24d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



  • Terracon is looking for students in the civil engineering degree program who might be interested in a summer internship. Internships run from May-August. Co-Ops are also available that run from May to December. We have multiple positions all across the US.
  • The Terracon internship programs will support our Construction Materials service line. In this program, you will take part in an exciting, fun, and meaningful work experience as you work alongside some of the brightest engineering minds and state-of-the-art technology in the construction materials engineering and testing industry. You will not only learn and advance technically but will also be provided with opportunities for professional development. You will be assigned a leader/mentor in the materials engineering field. The mentor will help you with career planning along with technical skill development. You will learn how our line of business interacts with the client and how we differ from design engineers. You will learn what consulting engineering is all about!


  • High school diploma and pursuing a BS or Master's degree in civil or construction engineering. The ideal candidate will have less than one year remaining to complete their BS degree.

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  • You will also have the opportunity to participate in a cohort. The cohort is a way for you to connect with other interns across the company, and learn about their experiences. This is also a great way for you to start building your professional network! At the end of the summer, your cohort will present to our executive leadership team.
  • You will learn how to:
  • Effectively write a proposal
  • Provide a high level of client experience to our clients
  • Correctly manage change orders
  • Execute projects safely, accurately, and profitably
  • Topics will include project management, project execution, and client development.
  • By working closely with your mentor and our experienced technicians, you will have hands on experience:
  • Learning site safety and safe work practices
  • Performing sampling or testing as directed.
  • Providing assistance to other field and/or laboratory personnel
  • Transporting equipment, specimens or documents to field personnel, laboratory, clients or other offices, and providing physical assistance in equipment set-up.
  • Assisting technicians or professional staff on routine tasks
  • Learning industry standard proposals and report writing practices
  • Be exposed to client interaction
  • Understanding test procedures (ASTM, DOT, COE, etc.)
  • Preparing reports
  • Learning how to communicate test results to clients
  • Learning about laboratory organization, scheduling, and efficiency
  • Learn about quality management systems and procedures


Work type

Full time

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