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Engineering - Civil Internship - Ongoing Opportunity

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • Engineering
  • Los Angeles

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  • Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be able to visit and inspect job sites, sit and stand for extended periods, and apply engineering principles with sound judgment and focus.
  • The Civil Engineering Intern will work on a variety of site development, transportation, and utility projects, collaborating with experienced engineers on tasks such as site planning, environmental analysis, storm drainage studies, permit coordination, and design of various civil engineering elements. The intern will have the opportunity to work on challenging projects, communicate with clients, and receive mentorship from senior-level engineers in a supportive team environment.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to visit job sites to inspect existing conditions and document potential scope of work
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time at a desk working on a computer and viewing a screen
  • Ability to learn and apply established engineering principles to solve problems and/or overcome obstacles using sound judgment, independent decision making, and prolonged focus


  • KPFF's civil engineering staff accomplishes projects for site development, parks, and recreation facilities and the improvements to existing city streets, urban arterials, and highways. Scope of services may include site planning, environmental analysis, storm drainage studies, wetlands enhancement, permit coordination, and design of site grading, drainage, storm detention, utilities, access roads, parking facilities, and public street improvements.
  • In addition to typical site development engineering, our civil group serves as a prime consultant to government clients for management and design of transportation, waterfront, site improvements, and major utility projects.
  • Our engineers work in dynamic teams with open communication and strong support from senior-level mentors. These teams work directly with our clients on some of the most challenging projects in the region. We promote decision-making at the level closest to the issue in order to most efficiently and effectively serve our clients, and to promote professional growth for our staff.

Providing Civil, Structural, Survey, Specialty, and Protective Design Services

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Mission & Purpose

KPFF is a multi-office, multi-discipline engineering firm. We’re driven by a commitment to our core values of Excellence, Trust, Relationships, Stability, and Passion; defining our professional practice, how we are organized and our commitment to our clients and employees. For more than 60 years, KPFF has provided creative, practical solutions for projects of all kinds, scales and industries. We approach every design challenge to fulfill our passion for solving problems, delivering excellence and enabling the growth and creativity of our people, partners and profession.