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Project Management Intern

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Denver

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  • You must be pursuing a construction career, eager to learn project management, estimating, and civil construction management. Math skills are vital, as is the ability to problem-solve and work in extreme outdoor conditions. Strong communication and organizational skills are a must.
  • You will assist in project scope definition, resource planning, quality control, financial reporting, and ensuring timely delivery of project goals within budget. You'll review construction documents, determine material requirements, and collaborate with the project team.


  • Pursuing a long-term career in construction (as opposed to design)
  • A passion for learning multiple sides of heavy construction, including Civil Construction Management, Project Management, and Estimating
  • Intent to return for multiple internships in Civil Construction Management, Project Management, and Estimating
  • Ideally, also pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • Strong real-world math skills, as applied in the construction area
  • Skills test to follow
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • A balanced combination of the humility to recognize all there is to learn and listen intently to all stakeholders, as well as the inquisitiveness and confidence to pursue answers and understanding and figure things out when needed
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for the outdoor elements of heavy construction, including extreme weather, extreme heat over long periods, dirt and mud, and hard manual labor
  • Professionalism, including:
  • Superb interpersonal skills at all levels and with all stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong work ethic – highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to work reliably and effectively, both independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications


  • Learn to define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management and determine the resources (time, staff, and equipment) required to complete the project.
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards and specification.
  • Learn how all project funds are managed according to established accounting policies and procedures and assist in preparation of financial reports for job cost meetings.
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget, and according to specifications. And evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.
  • Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  • Review construction documents and understand scope of work needed to bid and execute takeoffs.


What qualifications are needed for this Project Management Internship?

To qualify for this internship, you should be pursuing a long-term career in construction, have a passion for learning about Civil Construction Management, Project Management, and Estimating, with the intent to return for multiple internships in these areas. Ideally, you are also pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Strong math skills, critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and a willingness to learn and work in outdoor construction environments are also important. Professionalism, including superb interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, a strong work ethic, organizational skills, and knowledge of computers, is required.

What tasks will I be responsible for as a Project Management Intern?

As a Project Management Intern, you will learn to define project scope, review project quality, manage project funds, ensure deliverables are on time and within budget, evaluate project outcomes, review plans and specifications, and understand material requirements and pricing. You will also assist in the preparation of financial reports and construction documents.

Will there be any skills tests required for this internship?

Yes, there will be a skills test to assess your real-world math skills as applied in the construction area.

Can I apply for this internship if I do not have any experience in the construction industry?

While prior experience in construction is not required, a passion for learning and willingness to work in outdoor construction environments are essential for this internship.

Will I have the opportunity to work as part of a team during this internship?

Yes, you will have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a team during this internship. Strong teamwork and communication skills are important for success in this role.

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