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Co-op Student Intern (Civil Engineering Majors)
State of Wisconsin | Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Job Description

Civil Engineer Interns are responsible for performing technical and/or engineering support duties related to the functions of the multi-modal transportation systems in the areas of project development construction and design, traffic, systems planning and operations, and highway maintenance. The range of duties provides an opportunity to apply basic engineering principles in a work environment! The Co-op Internship positions are for the full summer and may have the opportunity to extend through the school year. Selected students are expected to be available during the full summer months and WisDOT may be able to work with you depending on your school's Co-op requirements.

Examples of duties you may be doing include, but are not limited to:

* Providing assistance on construction projects including maintain project records and documentation, assisting in the preparation and completion of reports, project exhibits, plans, specifications and contract documents; and inspecting structures, paving, grading, and roadway drainage
* Providing assistance on design projects including assisting with plan preparation, data collection, design field review, and writing reports
* Assisting with land use and access studies, and other transportation studies including the appropriate public involvement, environmental documentation, agency coordination, and preliminary highway design
* Assisting in the preparation of initial designs for traffic signals engineers
* Assisting in the inspection and maintenance of highway culverts and bridges

Special Notes:

Students who have already graduated or will be graduating from a college/university program in May 2019 are ineligible for an internship.

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this recruitment/announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

Pay for engineering internship positions is based on the number of credits (which includes spring 2019 coursework) earned:

24-53 credits: $13.75/hour

54-85 credits: $15.50/hour

86+ credits: $17.25/hour

Masters program: $18.00/hour

Doctoral program: $19.00/hour


Eligible students must meet the following requirements to be considered for a WisDOT Engineering Internship:

Student must carry a minimum of 6 credits during their spring 2019 semester

Student must have a good academic standing

Student must be enrolled in a 4 year degree program with a Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters or Doctoral status as of Fall 2019.

Note: Junior and Senior level students must be enrolled in a civil engineering related program (e.g. environmental, structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental/water resources, material science, geological, construction etc.) Freshman and Sophomore students may be pursuing any engineering program).

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