Civil Engineer - Summer Intern 2022

  • Parsons
  • Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2021
Full Time Paid Intern Civil Engineering (general)

Internship Description

Job Description:

Let’s talk about what you’ll be doing:

Internship – Full-time for duration of Summer Session 2022

Description – Civil Facilities Design, Site Development, Infrastructure and Utilities Engineering

Location – Pasadena, CA


To facilitate their education and the quality of their experience, each intern is paired one-on-one with a mentor of the same discipline. Interns will also participate in the Parsons Summer Internship Program where they will interact with interns of varying disciplines and senior management within the organization.

Under direction of a degreed and licensed civil engineer, you will become familiar with a variety of basic to moderately-complex engineering support assignments requiring a foundational knowledge of Principals of civil engineering, design/drafting standards, construction practices, and techniques.

All activities will be designed to give the intern a full understanding of the engineering design lifecycle and insight into the role that civil engineers play at Parsons.

The intern candidate will be expected to take and understand engineering notes, specifications, materials of construction, rough sketches, etc., and formalize them into working drawings. Work assignments are intended to develop a practical knowledge of site planning and layout, site infrastructure and utilities design, and their interrelationships within civil and other engineering disciplines, such as electrical/telecommunications, architecture, mechanical, structural, fire protection and environmental.

Work Activities and Products

Intern will have access to a state-of-the-art Computer-aided Design (CAD) workstation to learn basic work processes to edit or prepare engineering drawings consisting of physical arrangement, layout, 3D models, etc., from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information according to established industry and company standards and procedures.

Intern will be introduced to technical manuals, directives and Industry Standards to understand importance of codes and design requirements.

Intern will work with the engineer to compile engineering data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings and reports.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Here's What We’re Looking for:

Required Qualifications

  • Must be eligible for a government security clearance which requires proof of US citizenship
  • Intern candidate must be enrolled in an Engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university and have completed at least two years of studies in civil engineering.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s (four-year or above) or master’s degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on water resources, hydrology and hydraulics engineering.
  • Requirements include desktop personal computer (PC) literacy, a working knowledge of AutoCAD / Civil 3D preferred, and a working knowledge of other computer software; Microsoft Office Suite, used to complete design assignments.
  • Major GPA greater than 3.0
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Who is Parsons?

Parsons is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.