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Bolton & Menk, Inc. Civil Engineering Intern - Summer 2024 in Jefferson, Iowa

Civil Engineering Intern - Summer 2024



Bolton & Menk is now accepting applications for our2024 summer internshipseason in our Jefferson location. For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. As a Des Moines Register's Iowa Top Workplace and Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with a great team of professionals and grow your career!

As a Civil Engineering Internwill learn practical on-the-job experience serving our municipalities throughout Iowa and will spend the majority of your time working with construction phase activities.

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What You Will Be Doing:

  • Assist on civil engineering projects with tasks involving civil engineering, planning and design.

  • Assists with the preparation of reports, of plans, specifications, and cost estimates.

  • Assists with construction observation, performing construction staking, performing construction administration duties

  • Some internship opportunities may also include working on various reports, completing design calculations, writing specifications, and reviewing shop drawings.

What We Are Looking for:

  • Degree Programs: Selected candidates will be enrolled in a Civil Engineering degree program or closely related program from an accredited post-secondary institution.

  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.8. Desired GPA 3.2.

  • Current Status: Desired is Sophomore or above with completed coursework in general surveying and AutoCAD drafting.

  • Students must have the ability to work in extended outdoor conditions and be physically capable of navigating rugged terrain for the purpose of performing the construction observation duties.

  • Students must possess a valid driver’s license and their own transportation or have ability to use public transportation. You will be reimbursed for business-related travel.

Each year we look for variety of experience, education, and ability for our student intern pool. Some positions may be filled with students who have experience depending on the level of complexity a project or client may require. Preference may be given to students who have completed a previous internship with Bolton & Menk.

Relocation and housing are not included.


For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard-working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms, a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. With over 900 employees in Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

It is our responsibility and privilege to embrace the diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences necessary to develop infrastructure systems that serve all people. Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including disability and vets.


EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.