Rutherford + Chekene (R+C) is one of the foremost engineering practices in California providing geotechnical and structural engineering. Established in 1960, we are committed to hands-on involvement with our clients and to maintaining a friendly and welcoming in-office atmosphere. Since the founding of R+C’s geotechincal department nearly 50 years ago, their reputation for excellence in creative problem solving, cross-discipline collaboration, and holistic building design has made them the geotechnical engineer of choice for many design teams and premier academic, healthcare, government, and civic institutions throughout Northern California.
“R+C feels like a family. They did a great job of checking in and making sure we were exposed to a variety of projects.” — Previous R+C Intern
The Intern Experience
Interns gain experience in analysis, design, and construction
administration and are exposed to a wide variety of
engineering tasks. They work under the guidance of senior
engineers and with other interns. The intern program
includes mentoring, educational seminars, construction
site visits, and company social events. This paid intern
program lasts for 10 weeks between June and September;
exact dates are flexible.
How to Apply
Students should submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial
transcript, and the names and contact information of two
engineering professor references no later than March 3,
2023. The subject line of the email should read: Geotechnical
Internship [Candidate Name]
Please submit applications to:
Ms. Laurel Jiang, GE
Many of our clients ask for proof of COVID vaccination to attend
in-person meetings or jobsites, as such our ideal candidate will
be able to meet this requirement.