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Geotechnical Intern - Sacramento

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15d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You should have a high school diploma and be pursuing a BS or MS in civil or geotechnical engineering with less than one year left in your degree program.
  • You will assist with sampling, testing, and field work while learning from mentors, providing support to staff, and giving a final presentation on your experiences.

Summer Internship



Terracon is looking for students in the civil, geotechnical or geological engineering degree program who are interested in an internship, summer of 2024. Internships run from May – August.

Here are some exciting details around our internship programs:

The Terracon internship programs will support our Geotechnical service line.

In this program, you will take part in an exciting, fun and meaningful work experience as you work along-side some of the brightest engineering minds and state of the art technology in the geotechnical engineering 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 geotechnical 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!

During the summer, you will have an opportunity to learn about the following:

  • Laboratory safety and safe work practices
  • All aspects of our laboratory testing capabilities and the purpose of each test
  • Understanding soil test procedures (ASTM, DOT, COE, etc.)
  • Shadow field exploration team
  • Data review
  • Report preparation
  • Proposal creation
  • Basics of project management
  • Communication of test results (internal and external)
  • Introduction to GeoReport
  • Quality management system and procedures


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

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Performs sampling or testing as directed.
  • Seek learning opportunities from mentor
  • Provides assistance to other field and/or laboratory personnel
  • Assists other technicians or professional staff on routine tasks
  • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments.
  • Create and give final presentation to leadership regarding summer experiences


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • The expected salary range for this position is listed below. The base range may be adjusted based on the specific location of the applicant. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.
  • $17.20 - $22.80 per hour