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Internship/Co-Op, Structural - Summer 2024 Term

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You should have an interest in civil/structural engineering, architecture, and materials science. Maintain high grades, enjoy hands-on work, embrace challenges, and excel in communication.
  • You will assist with construction monitoring, field investigations, material analysis, testing, structural design, site inspections, drafting, research, and collaboration with SGH engineers on various projects. Travel and working from heights may be required.

Summer Internship



  • Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is seeking current students for a 2024 Summer Internship and/or Co-op in our Oakland, CA office.
  • As an 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.


  • Students should have an interest in civil and or structural engineering, materials science, architecture, and architectural engineering.
  • Maintain high grades in their studies, interested 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.
  • Successful candidates must have strong communication abilities.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist with construction monitoring, field investigations, condition assessments, construction observations as well as project drafting, structural design and analysis, and site inspections.
  • Analyze materials, support our petrography staff, develop test protocols, design and construct testing apparatus, perform tests, and analyze test data.
  • Collaborate with SGH engineers to perform reconnaissance on existing structures, conduct field tests, or monitor construction in progress.
  • 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 preparation of client deliverables, including construction documents, specifications, and written reports.
  • Work may include travel and working from heights.


Work type

Full time

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