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Job Description:

Now accepting applications for the summer of 2023!Openings for this internship spread out among our offices. Please specify which office you are looking to work out of:
San Ramon/ San Jose/ Oakland/ San Francisco/ Lathrop/ Rocklin/ Valencia/Irvine/ RenoApproximate Hourly Pay Range: $22 - $25An internship at ENGEO is more than just a summer job. ENGEO 360° is a comprehensive summer internship program designed for talented university students to explore many facets of a professional technical consulting career in a dynamic, empowering environment. We give our interns a perspective of geotechnical, geoenvironmental, hydrologic, and geologic engineering consulting. This office internship will expose the interns to three interrelated aspects of engineering: office, laboratory, and field experience.Internship Goals

  • Provide a meaningful learning experience for talented students
  • Experience a leading engineering consulting firm
  • Make great contacts with a number of talented mentors
  • Find out what makes ENGEO unique


  • You will directly report to servant leader; will work with technical staff
  • You will be asked to complete a goals and expectations sheet
  • You will have weekly group check-ins with other interns

Laboratory - in one of our 4 Lab Locations - San Ramon, Lathrop, Rocklin or Valencia

  • GOAL: Expand understanding of construction materials properties; increase familiarity with standard testing procedures.
  • Work with ENGEO laboratory operations systems
  • Assist with laboratory tests, including:
    • Compaction curves
    • Cylinders
    • Atterberg limits
    • Gradation

Field (as scheduled TBD on availability)

  • GOAL: Observe performance and natural state of earth materials; understand how designs are implemented in field; gain appreciation for large-scale construction projects.
  • Attend Nuclear Gauge Training - onsite
  • Perform basic tasks
  • Well monitoring and observation, site visits and staking, sampling, courier samples
  • Assist/"shadow" staff in more complex tasks
  • Drilling, phase I ESAs, field mapping, fault trenching

Office (Design/Analysis)

  • Goal: Put it together…Synthesize knowledge of construction materials on "micro" and "macro" scale into engineering analysis and design
  • Depending on knowledge base, assist technical staff in a variety of roles
  • Drafting, calculations, cross-sections, developing lab programs, boring logs, report preparation
  • As appropriate, client engagements and meetings

Let's have fun!

  • You are part of the family! - Events - picnics, barbecues, informal social outings
  • Intern workshop and team event - in the corporate office

Experience and Skills:

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Prefer senior standing majoring in civil engineering, strong interest in geotechnical, or ideally B.S. Civil students going into Masters Geotech, Environmental or Water Resources Programs
  • If not a senior, it is required for students to have taken a soils introduction class
  • Good academic standing - ideal GPA 3.5 or higher
  • Access to a vehicle for the summer - field appropriate preferred
  • Clean driving record
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Pass pre-employment exams - urine drug screen, back evaluation, basic physical
  • Ability to manage oneself - looking to be lead in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • Some who shares the ENGEO Vision, Mission and Core Values.

VISION - An inspired team that brings optimal solutions with astounding serviceMISION - Apply cutting edge technical expertise, empower people to achieve their potential, elevate our profession.CORE VALUES - Selfless commitment to success of others. serve beyond expectations, live with impeccable integrity, be your own boss, accountability and collaboration in all we do.