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Geotechnical Intern - Williamsburg

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You should have a high school diploma and be working towards a BS degree in a science or related field, with less than one year left to complete your degree.
  • You will learn laboratory testing, field exploration, data review, report preparation, and project management while providing assistance and seeking learning opportunities.

Summer Internship

Science, Engineering•Williamsburg


  • Terracon is looking for students in the civil, geotechnical, or geological engineering degree program who are interested in an internship. Internships run from May-August. Co-Op opportunities are also available, which will run from May to December.
  • Opportunities are available all across the US!

Here are some exciting details about 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 alongside 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! You will also have the opportunity to participate in a cohort. The cohort is a way for you to connect with other interns across the company, and learn about their experiences. This is also a great way for you to start building your professional network! At the end of the summer, your cohort will present to our executive leadership team.


  • High school diploma and BS degree in progress in a science or related field (environmental, safety, engineering, chemistry, biology, geology). The ideal candidate will have less than one year remaining to complete their BS degree.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • 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
  • Essential Roles and 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 a final presentation to leadership regarding summer experiences


Work type

Full time

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