Civil Engineering Intern - Transportation, Summer 2024

at Parsons Corporation in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Join our 50+ engineers in Downtown Chicago to provide design, and engineering assistance for the Parsons Infrastructure design group, an international civil engineering consulting firm specializing in transportation projects.

Our Parsons Chicago office is now hiring civil engineering interns to work with our transportation infrastructure practice for road and highway systems for our Summer 2024 program There is a preference for rising Junior or Senior level students, or graduate level, who have taken some basic core classes in civil engineering. This program begins in Early June 2024 for 10 weeks or more and allows for 40 hours of work weekly with excellent compensation. Please note that Parsons does not provide relocation or housing assistance. These are office-based roles, while some hybrid remote working may be allowed.

Primary Responsibilities

+ Assist various teams specializing in Transportation, Roadway Design, Traffic Analysis, Drainage, Bus Rapid Transit, and Rail

+ Create and edit project cross sections, profiles, and typical sections

+ Perform quantity takeoffs for highway projects to create specific construction estimates

+ Support production of plans and project layouts using MicroStation and AutoCAD

+ LEARN & GROW in a collaborative engineering environment

Preferred Specific Skills/Abilities

+ Prior course work in Transportation or Highway Design is essential

+ Actively enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program in Civil Engineering

+ Rising Junior or Senior level students preferred, or in a Master’s Degree program.

+ Ability to work effectively as part of an engineering team and take direction

+ Use proper resources to problem solve

+ AutoCAD and MicroStation (experience not required, training is provided)

+ Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Come join us in Chicago for an educational and exciting intern experience.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions-and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$21.44 – $37.55

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as 401K!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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Job Posting: JC257068733

Posted On: Mar 20, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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