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Internship/Co-Op, Civil Engineering - Summer 2024 Term

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You need to be a current Civil Engineering student with high grades, a passion for the field, and excellent communication skills. Ready to learn and contribute in a professional consulting environment.
  • You will assist with a variety of civil engineering projects, conducting research, analysis, and design work. You'll collaborate with different groups and work on diverse tasks from land development to utilities investigation, gaining hands-on experience and contributing to client deliverables. Travel may be required.

Summer Internship



  • Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is seeking current students for a 2024 Summer Civil Engineering Internship and/or Co-op in our Waltham office.
  • As a Civil Engineering Intern or Co-op, you will work side-by-side with industry-leading experts in the office and in the field to gain hands-on experience while applying classroom knowledge to real-world challenges.


  • Currently enrolled and plan to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Interest in civil engineering.
  • High grades in their studies.
  • Interest in learning through hands-on work experience in a consulting engineering environment.
  • Enthusiastic about the challenges associated with the development of sophisticated engineering work product in an atmosphere of high professionalism.
  • Strong communication abilities.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist with and develop your engineering skills on a breadth of projects that may include:
  • Land development projects in the public and private setting across several markets
  • Adaptive re-use renovations
  • Sustainable development concepts, including urban recharge
  • Flood-exposure evaluation and mitigation
  • Detailed due diligence and risk assessment
  • Utilities and drainage investigation and design
  • Detailed hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
  • Plaza reconstruction
  • Accessibility evaluation and repairs
  • Pavement evaluation, investigation, and design
  • Pump system investigation and design
  • Detailed data analytics with Civil3D and other software
  • Preparation of construction documents, specifications, written reports, and presentations
  • Collaborate with SGH’s Geotechnical, Marine, Structural, and Building Technology groups on slope and shoreline stabilization, retaining wall systems, footing drainage systems, sub-slab dewatering systems, floodproofing, plaza drainage systems, and many other exciting projects.
  • Organize field data and assist with research to facilitate analysis, problem solving, and repair design.
  • Perform analysis under the guidance of licensed professionals using a combination of hand calculations and analysis software.
  • Assist with preparing client deliverables, including construction documents, specifications, and written reports.
  • Work may include travel.


Work type

Full time

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