Category: Jobs – Internships/Co-ops

Internships: Volkswagen Group of America

Volkswagen Group of America is looking for applicants for a 10-week internship this summer within our EHS department. The program description and specific role posting are attached. Any interested applicants must apply with a resume and cover letter via email to internship@vw.com, subject line “Application for EHS Internship,” no later than March 11. It is a mostly remote position, so we are accepting applicants from across the country. We will be covering business travel (air/lodging) to some of our facilities during the internship for some hands-on experience.

If any interested applicants want to reach out to me directly, my work information is below:

Caryn Murray Ballou 

Product Stewardship Specialist  

Environment, Health & Safety (US/H) 

T. +1 248 754 4227 

M. +1 248 425 7973

C. Caryn.MurrayBallou@vw.com

Job Posting: Associated General Contractor (Summer Work Program)

Summer Work Program

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

​Designed exclusively for Michigan construction contractors, this cooperative program between the AGC Construction Industry Advancement Program and Michigan colleges and universities provides construction work experience for undergraduate students. Contractors have the opportunity to hire Civil Engineering and Construction Management Sophomores and Juniors from accredited Michigan Universities.

Terms: Students will earn $550/week salary + $800 for tuition in fellowship from the employer + $800 for tuition in fellowship from the AGC CIAP. This equates to over $17.00/ hour for up to twelve weeks. Students also gain the benefit of great industry experience.

Students interested in participating in the Summer Work Program need to complete and submit an application. Students who complete the following application, and are hired as a result of this application, agree to  the terms of the program provided above. 

The application is now open for summer 2022.

Job Posting: Coleman Engineering (Internship)

Coleman summer interns will be exposed to a combination of field and office related civil and surveying engineering activities. 

Information regarding Coleman Engineering Company can be found at www.coleman-engineering.com.  Interested students can feel free to reach out to Kevin Trevillian (ktrevillian@coleman-engineering.com) directly .

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            Kevin W. Trevillian, P.E. • Principal

                635 Circle Drive • Iron Mountain, MI 49801

                P: 906.774.3440 • F: 906.774.7776 • C: 906.282.3419

                ktrevillian@coleman-engineering.com

Job Posting: CAD Tech @ OHM (Hancock)

OHM is looking to hire a CAD Technician in their Hancock office. This person would be working closely with Engineers to help draft plans for Construction for Municipal, Transportation, Trail, and Site jobs. At this point, the individual doesn’t need much experience other than familiarity with Civil 3D, as there will be some training.

See below for the link to the job posting.

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/OHM1000OHMA/JobBoard/e6849ce8-d619-4e84-aedc-cdcd63008580/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8d9fa493-f39c-4437-89c7-b875ce87d8fc

Job Posting: Railroad Industry Opportunity – West Lake Corridor Project Internship

Railroad Industry Opportunity: West Lake Corridor Project Internship
Description: The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) is expanding its South Shore Line passenger train service to Hammond, Munster, and Dyer through the construction of a new line known as the West Lake Corridor (WLC). To assist with various tasks relating to this service expansion, NICTD seeks a college student in their junior, senior, or graduate years of study with an engineering, marketing, and/or communications background to serve as a project intern.

Reporting to the project engineer, the intern shall assist the project manager and associated project engineers with engineering, communication, public outreach, and other activities as directed. This position may also work on other assignments associated with capital improvements on the South Shore Line. Work may be available during the 2021-2022 school year on a part time basis as well as during the summer of 2022. This is an at-will six month initial opportunity that may, at the District’s discretion, be renewed for successive periods of time or on a month to month basis.

Health Note: To qualify for an interview, candidates must meet the CDC’s most current
definition of fully vaccinated from the COVID virus or provide written evidence of a bona-fide medical or religious exemption from receipt of COVID immunizations. If hired, the successful candidate must also agree to self-test weekly for the COVID virus as part of the District’s efforts to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Assists in project implementation by providing support to the West Lake Corridor
project team.
● Basic Engineering tasks including reading drawings, organize digital and physical copies
of drawings, completing monthly reporting tasks, assisting with creating expenditure request and coordinate review of submittals within eBuilder.
● Coordinate with the Design Builder to prepare, post, and manage timely project updates
on various social media locations and the NICTD project website.
● Assist with all public outreach activities including, but not limited to, preparation and
logistical management of public meetings and information sessions.
● Perform other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, assistance with
communications, engineering, public outreach, and such other topics or projects as directed.

Qualifications: Applicants must meet the following education/experience requirements:
(1) Currently enrolled as a full time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree, in their junior,
senior, or graduate year(s) of studies. Engineering, communication, and/or marketing majors, minors, or skills are highly preferred.
(2) Interest in longer term employment within the field of transportation, public utilities, or
other relevant fields is preferred but not required.
(3) GPA of 2.8 or better or enrollment in an honors’ program.
(4) Participation in relevant extra-curricular activities.
(5) Demonstrated ability to identify problems as well as develop and implement
solutions.
(6) Self-starter with the ability to timely address multiple priorities and deadlines.
(7) Demonstrated proficiency in knowledge and application of Microsoft Windows and Office Suite – especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
(8) Willingness to learn, able to work under occasionally highly stressful or uncertain
conditions, excellent verbal and written communication skills, valid driver’s license, and no recent drug, alcohol, or felony convictions.
(9) Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable
accommodations. This is an indoor/outdoor position where the employee frequently must be able to work in the type of environmental and climate conditions typical to northwest Indiana.
(10) Must read, write, and communicate clearly and fluently in English.
(11) Must be flexible about unexpected changes in work assignments or priorities.
(12) Must have reliable transportation to and from Hammond, Indiana.
(13) Must be a U.S. citizen and have a b green card permitting long term employment
including, but not limited to, employment after graduation.
(14) Persons with a long term interest in working in Northwest Indiana are preferred.

Position Schedule: During the school year, the work to be performed will be adjusted to fit the intern’s academic schedule. Work is possible during semester and holiday breaks. During the summer season, the anticipated normal work hours are thirty (30) to forty (40) hours per week or less during the daytime, Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend work may be necessary based on project and operational needs.

Additional Requirements:
(1) Must pass all required assessments
(2) Must pass a background screening
(3) Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug and alcohol screenings
(4) Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a safe driving record.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is $17.00/Hour. There are no paid holidays. An identification card will allow the intern free travel on District trains during the time of the internship. Personal protective gear will be supplied if needed. No other benefits are provided.

Code of Conduct Statement: NICTD is committed to maintaining the highest standard of conduct for providing a safe source of public transportation. NICTD job positions are challenging and rewarding. Competitive pay and benefits are provided in a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

How to Apply: Deliver, mail, fax, or e-mail a resume outlining training, experience and work history, to NICTD’s Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations at the address below. A cover letter explaining why you are interested in this opportunity is encouraged; but not required. This is a rolling application process. NICTD accepts no responsibility for misdirected, lost, or misaddressed resumes. This is a rolling application process. Apply early for best consideration; NICTD reserves the option to close this opportunity without notice at any time. Persons who desire confirmation that a resume has been received may contact Ms. Shelly Winn at (219) 874-4221, ext 253. Candidates will be advised after receipt of their resume whether they are selected for an interview. Contact information for delivering resumes:

Director Human Resources & Labor Relations
Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
Attn: WLC Internship Opportunity
601 N. Roeske Avenue
Michigan City, IN 46360-2669
Fax: (219) 872-5841 E-Mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com
NICTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER