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Structural Design Intern - Summer 2024

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  • You must have 3 years towards a Civil Engineering degree, E.I.T. certification, and knowledge of steel, concrete, wood design, and structural analysis. Familiarity with California building codes and software programs is essential.
  • You will gain engineering experience on various projects, learn from skilled engineers, and be part of a collaborative office environment.

Summer Internship



  • One of the largest and most diverse national Structural and Civil Engineering firms, KPFF Consulting Engineers works with Architects, Developers, Contractors, and Public Agencies to provide Structural and Civil Engineering design including preliminary design reports, full project management, project budgeting, permitting coordination, and sub-consultant management. We act on behalf of the owner to ensure a smooth start, guided process, and successful project completion. We excel at creative engineering and incorporating design sustainability into projects by helping our clients make "green" choices. We have been in business since 1960 and have an excellent reputation, a great team and flexible working environment. We believe in encouraging personal and professional growth, and work hard at providing a solid structure with minimal organizational restrictions.


  • At least 3 years progress towards Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering with Structural emphasis or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to function well in a team environment.
  • E.I.T. certificate or previous intern experience preferred.
  • Successful completion of classes in steel design, concrete design and structural analysis required. Classes in wood design and/or masonry design preferred.
  • Familiarity with codes and standards applicable to the design and construction of major building projects located in California.
  • Familiarity with typically utilized computer software programs (ETABS, RAM Structural System, SAP2000, RISA-3D, SAFE, Microsoft Office).

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Area of Responsibilities



  • As a structural engineering intern in our Orange County office, you will get the opportunity to gain some real world engineering experience on a wide range of project types and sizes and to learn skills to help take your future career where you want it to go. You will also get to work with some amazing people and learn from other engineers with a deep and diverse skill set while being actively engaged in a fun, collaborative office environment.


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