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Felsburg Holt & Ullevig Intern - Transportation Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

FHU's core values form the basis of our internship program, which provides valuable hands-on experience before your career begins. Students have opportunities to join FHU and cultivate professional skills in a dynamic environment that encourages personal development and career growth. During your internship, you will join a project team performing meaningful work under the guidance of highly qualified professionals.

FHU is currently looking for a summer intern to join us in our Des Moines, Iowa office working on transportation projects with opportunities to assist with the following:

  • Field monitoring and data collection activities, which may include traffic count data collection, infrastructure condition surveys, and traffic operations evaluations.

  • Technical analyses and written documentation as a part of teams working on projects. Projects may include traffic impact studies, corridor studies, transportation safety analyses, bicycle and pedestrian plans, area-wide transportation plans, and traffic design tasks

  • Roadway design tasks utilizing CADD software. This work may include addressing red lines, producing plan sets, developing quantities and detailed cost estimates

  • Research into various transportation design, operations and planning topics

  • Client contact and participation in presentations in a supporting role


Internship Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or Graduate student in Civil Engineering

  • Field work experience preferred

  • Strong computer skills

  • Strong mathematics, verbal and written communication skills

  • Available for 3-month time frame

Preferred Skills

  • Previous coursework in transportation field

  • Working knowledge of and interest in roadway design, transportation operations and planning

  • Valid drivers license


Salary starting at $20.00 an hour.