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Geotechnical Intern

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Chicago

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  • The candidate must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with coursework in soils and structures, have experience in a summer internship or other professional position, be willing to travel, and have experience with software such as AutoCAD or ArcGIS and GINT. They must also have the physical ability to perform field work in various weather conditions and possess a valid U.S. driver's license.
  • The Geotechnical Intern will assist with soil laboratory classification, perform field work including data collection and sample collection, assist with AutoCAD drafting, and work under the direction of project managers to gain valuable experience in the environmental and engineering field.


  • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, with coursework completed in soils and structures.
  • Experience in summer internship, or other professional position, strongly preferred.
  • Willingness to travel on temporary assignments as needed.
  • Experience with software such as AutoCAD or ArcGIS and GINT, is a plus.
  • Physical ability to perform field work in summer and winter conditions.
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license.


  • Soil laboratory classification, review and interpretation
  • Perform field work as needed to support projects, including, but not limited to, field observation and data collection, soil and water sample collection, drill rig observation, and support of other field investigations
  • Assist with project drafting in AutoCAD
  • Work will be directed by various project managers
  • This is an excellent opportunity to challenge your project and client management skills, collaborate with other environmental and engineering professionals, learn from our senior staff and gain a wide range of experience.

GEI provides the professional services that improve our world’s built environments.

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Mission & Purpose

GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, has provided a broad range of consulting and engineering services on over 50,000 projects in 50 states and 22 countries. GEI is honored to maintain decades-long trusted advisor relationships with dozens of clients and partners nationwide. Narrow-scope projects with new clients often lead to an expanded relationship over time as we prove our technical qualifications and offer innovative solutions that improve bottom line results. A mid-sized, privately held, employee-owned firm, GEI offers direct access to nationally recognized engineers and scientists who lead client engagements, and who, in turn, are supported by and mentor some of the very best young minds in our business. We employ top talent in our fields at all levels who teach and learn in a collaborative, supportive, and stimulating environment. For more information, please visit the firm’s web site at www.geiconsultants.com.