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🚀 Internship

Engineering Project Manager Intern

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Harris County

11d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Houston

23d left

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in an educational institution, working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in project management, construction management, civil engineering, or a similar field. They should have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and possess excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently, strong time management skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Communication skills and mathematical problem-solving abilities are also important for this intern position.
  • The Engineering Project Manager Intern at Harris County will assist with implementing and managing projects, analyzing roadway condition data, providing technical assistance for planning documents, conducting research on relevant topics, preparing briefing materials, maintaining records, and performing other assigned duties.

Summer Internship

EngineeringHouston

Description

  • Precinct 4 Forward Internship Program (P4FIP), is an 8-week paid summer internship for students with a passion for serving others.
  • We’ve designed our program to expose students to career opportunities with Harris County and apply what they have learned in the classroom to hands-on projects. P4FIP provides students the chance to bridge the gap between academic understanding and practical professional experience. Students from all schools, and students who identify with a group that is historically underrepresented, including but not limited to Black, Hispanic, Native American, students with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
  • Interns will create a community to help support their personal and professional development throughout the summer as they launch their career. Interns will work with a mentor, form relationships with other interns, and engage our Senior Leadership Team. 

Requirements

  • Internship Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in an educational institution and working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in project management, construction management, civil engineering, or a similar curriculum
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Work independently with limited supervision, relative autonomy, and general review.
  • Requires excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to undertake new tasks with little guidance or direct assistance.
  • Utilize good time management skills and effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks/initiatives.
  • Must be self-motivated and team oriented.
  • Must be able to solve simple mathematical problems associated with normal work situations.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with co-workers, industry and/or governmental representatives.
  • Strong skills using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Manager(s) to implement/manage assigned projects and programs from inception to construction including feasibility studies, preliminary engineering design, budgeting, resource allocation, bidding phases and construction.
  • Complete analysis of roadway condition and serviceability data to determine potential future projects undertaken by Precinct 4.
  • Provide technical assistance preparing various forward-looking planning documents, in conjunction with Precinct 4 staff, outside consultants and staff augmentation.
  • Complete research on various transportation, drainage, and other relevant topics, synthesize findings into a briefing for senior staff.
  • Provide support on the development of briefing materials and presentations to be presented to a wide range of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Prepare correspondence, complete forms, and maintain records and files related to work activities.
  • Perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Mar 15, 2024

Location

Houston