Intern - Structural / Architectural Engineer - Spring/Summer 2020
Sargent & Lundy
Chicago, IL

About $67,000 - $96,000 a year

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Sargent & Lundy's Core Values
We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business
Focus on client satisfaction in all activities
Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff
Communicate openly and honestly
Improve continuously

As an Associate Intern, you will be assigned to work on a project team and assist the Transmission Line Engineering team members in the execution of their project work. These projects may involve the design of new and/or modifications and upgrades to Transmission Line engineering projects.

Working under the direction of senior engineers, this position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in engineering one or more of the following areas:

Assist in the preparation of engineering calculations, drawings, and specifications.
Design of Foundations, Development of Structural Loading, Analysis of Transmission Structures.
Work on a variety of tasks associated with project reporting, such as tracking and evaluating project activities, project progress, and associated data.

Please note that this internship position does not provide a subsidy for relocation expenses.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:
Must have an expected graduation date in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 with a degree in Civil (Structural) Engineering from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program
Solid understanding of basic statics and strength of materials.
Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.
Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction.
Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines.

Valued but not required skills and experience:
Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community
Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred
Prior, related internship or co-op experience