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Summer 2024 Internship

🚀 Summer Internship

Minneapolis +19

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  • The ideal candidate for the Summer 2024 internship in Minneapolis should be a current junior or senior student or graduate student in civil/structural engineering, architecture, architectural engineering, building science, or a related field. They should possess excellent academic standing, effective communication skills, a strong problem-solving mindset, and a keen interest in forensic engineering and architecture. Demonstrated leadership skills, integrity, and work ethic are required, along with the ability to physically perform tasks such as attending meetings, performing inspections, lifting/carrying materials, working in various temperatures, reading construction drawings, and traveling. Additionally, the candidate should be medically fit for safety requirements, possess a bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field, and have a valid driver's license.
  • The intern will assist project teams in conducting on-site investigations, collecting data, performing research, and assisting with the preparation of client deliverables for structural and architectural projects at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Summer Internship

Architecture & Urban PlanningMinneapolis, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, San Diego, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Fort Lauderdale, Irving, Honolulu, Pasadena, Princeton, San Antonio

Description

  • WJE is a team endeavor characterized by a culture of trust and personal responsibility. We encourage open communication, continuous learning, innovative thinking, ongoing mentoring, and free-flowing collaboration. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with industry-leading experts and gain hands-on experience while applying classroom knowledge to real-world challenges. A day in the life of a WJE intern may include field visits to active investigation sites, observations of in-progress construction, or collaborating with staff in our world-class laboratory in Northbrook, Illinois.

Requirements

  • Current student with excellent academic standing in junior or senior year of a bachelor’s or in a graduate program in civil/structural engineering, architecture, architectural engineering, building science, or related field
  • Effective verbal, graphical, and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for solving problems in the built world and curiosity about how things work
  • Interest in forensic engineering and architecture with a focus on existing structures
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, integrity, and work ethic
  • Physical Requirements:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position requires visual acuity and listening ability. Individuals must have the dexterity to be able to operate office and field equipment such as computers, printers, fax/copy machines, telephone/voice mail systems, and other office and field equipment. Requirements may also include:
  • Ability to attend meetings at the various office, field, and construction sites
  • Ability to perform inspections of buildings and other structures, both visually and with instruments
  • Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to perform work in the temperature extremes presented by work in the outdoors
  • Ability to read construction drawings, diagrams, printed materials, and computer screens
  • Ability to record data clearly and write passages for reports, letters, etc.
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to safely work at heights
  • Ability to safely use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts, and other access equipment
  • Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction hazards
  • Ability to safely work in a variety of occupationally hazardous locations
  • Medically fit to utilize respiratory protection devices and other forms of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ability to drive and safely operate a motor vehicle
  • Education:
  • Preferred:
  • Bachelors or better in Architectural Engineering.
  • Bachelors or better in Architecture.
  • Bachelors or better in Building Science.
  • Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering.
  • Bachelors or better in Structural Engineering.

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning

Responsibilities

  • Assist project teams with on-site investigations, condition assessments, and construction observations, which may include documenting distress, field testing, gathering data, collecting test samples, and preparing site visit reports
  • Organize field data and assist with research of modern and historic construction documents, building codes, and design guidelines to facilitate analysis, problem-solving, and repair design
  • Perform analysis under the guidance of licensed professionals using a combination of analysis software and engineering calculations
  • Assist project teams with the preparation of preliminary and final client deliverables, including structural and architectural construction drawings, specifications, and written reports

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Minneapolis, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, San Diego, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Fort Lauderdale, Irving, Honolulu, Pasadena, Princeton, San Antonio