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Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Dallas

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Burns & McDonnell


2mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be enrolled in a civil engineering or geology program, have prior internship experience, a 3.0 GPA, and legal work authorization in the country for this Geotechnical Engineering Intern position in Dallas.
  • You will assist in geotechnical design, research project data, plan explorations, and apply engineering concepts for projects as directed by the responsible engineer.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Geotechnical Intern will work collaboratively with the responsible geotechnical engineer as part of the Burns & McDonnell Geotechnical Department. The Geotechnical Intern will support and assist in completing requests for engineering-related services by the Geotechnical Department


  • Currently enrolled and in good standing in a post-secondary education and/or technical certificate program in Bachelor of Science program in Civil Engineering or Geology (or have previously completed).
  • Accepted into or currently enrolled and in good standing in a Masters of Science program in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited program strongly preferred.
  • Preferred to have completed a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Geology degree prior to internship.
  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated and eager learner aptitude to grow and develop within the field.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist in the geotechnical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion as directed by the responsible geotechnical engineer.
  • Assist with research and compile project-related data (geotechnical data, boring logs, subsurface profiles) as directed by the responsible geotechnical engineer.
  • Assist with planning subsurface explorations and laboratory testing programs as the responsible geotechnical engineer directs.
  • Apply basic knowledge of commonly used geotechnical engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the geotechnical engineering services industry.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Compliance with all policies and standards.


Work type

Full time

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