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Intern - Structural Engineering (Bridge) *Summer 2023*

Saint Paul, Minnesota
If you are an undergraduate pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an interest in structural engineering and bridge design, then consider joining our team this upcoming summer in downtown Saint Paul!

As a member of our Surface Transportation team in downtown Saint Paul, you will apply your academic knowledge while working alongside Professional Engineers and Technicians who have established a reputation for generating safe and efficient designs for complex transportation infrastructure systems for the Department of Transportation, local agencies, and design-build contractors. While working on these projects, you will assist with highway bridge design, railroad bridge design, pedestrian bridge design and retaining wall design, and production of final plans, specifications, and cost estimates

The ideal candidate would be available to work 40 hours per week with occasional overtime throughout the summer of 2023 from mid-May through mid-August. This position would primarily work from our office in downtown Saint Paul, MN; however, there may be instances in which this position would be provided with flexible / hybrid work arrangements.

***Out-of-state students are encouraged to apply and may be eligible for housing assistance.***

Note: To be considered for this opportunity and to perform the assigned responsibilities, candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and must be able to complete and pass any background, security, and drug test requests required by TKDA, clients, and state and/or federal agencies.

Required Qualifications. 

  • Undergraduate pursuing a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering with interest in bridges.
  • Previous experience or formal training with Microstation, MathCAD, STAAD or Geopak.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills; Ability to ask questions, engage in discussions with team members, and assist with technical report and specification preparation.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications.

  • Previous coursework or project assignments related to structural or bridge design.
  • Thorough understanding of drafting techniques, plan development, and related engineering practices.
  • Previous experience developing construction plans and specifications.

Click the link below to learn more about the TKDA Internship Experience: 

If you are looking for a hands-on internship opportunity where you can apply your knowledge to challenges outside the pages of your textbook, then apply on-line today to join our team!


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