Civil Engineering Intern

Collection Facilities

Recruitment #23-20001026-104

Introduction

MWRD's Internship Program offers paid internship positions. While the main focus is on wastewater management, there are opportunities to gain knowledge and practical experience in a wide range of functions in each department.

Paid Interns

Paid interns are limited to 119 working days per calendar year and receive $18.00 per hour. They do not receive benefits or paid days off.

Required Documents:

  • Letter of recommendation from a class instructor, professor, or Internship Coordinator from current school or university.
  • Cover letter stating interest in position.
  • Resume.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrollment in a degree-seeking program in an accredited college or university.
  • Permanent residency within the territorial boundaries of the MWRD (students may attend school outside the territorial boundaries).
  • You must be a citizen or national of the United States, or an individual who is otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States.

Candidates are required to submit the Online Internship Application, cover letter, resume and letter of recommendation through MWRD’s Online Employment Center.

Questions regarding the internship program may be directed to MWRDInternships@mwrd.org.

Minimum Requirements

Position Title:

Civil Engineering Intern

Department:

Engineering

Location:

Main Office Building Annex

111 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Description:

The intern will be introduced to engineering design concepts, contract specification preparation, the contract bidding process, and contract post-award design review activities associated with large scale capital improvement projects in the Collection Facilities section.

Rate of Pay:

This is a paid internship at $18.00/hr.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Interest in civil engineering
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Can work both independently and within a team environment

Educational Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program majoring in engineering.
  • Completed first two years of engineering program.


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