Category: Jobs – Internships/Co-ops

Job Posting: Road Commissions (Houghton & Emmet County)

The Emmet County Road Commission (Harbor Springs Michigan) has an opening for a summer intern.  The road commission has several larger projects going this year including construction of a timber bridge, a large aluminum box culvert, a cold-in-place pavement recycling project, as well as a variety of other work including overseeing gravel crush production measurements, traffic counts, and assisting with survey work.  The road commission pays $15 per hour with a guaranteed 40 hours per week and some overtime on projects.  This is a chance to work with one of Michigan Tech’s civil engineering alumni to learn about transportation engineering and construction.  

Send resumes to: 

Brian A. Gutowski, P.E.


Emmet County Road Commission


The Houghton County Road Commission (Hancock Michigan) is looking for a summer intern to do construction oversight.  The student should be a civil engineering student with interest in transportation.  Basic surveying skills are a bonus.   The HCRC typically hires younger college students to train them so they can work several summers.  Additionally MTU students working at an Upper Peninsula road commission can be eligible for a $500 UP Roadbuilder scholarship for every year of successful completion of the position (supervisor recommends the scholarship).

Applicants will be reviewed on a first come first served basis until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should apply by sending an e-mail with a resume and short cover letter to:

John Cima, P.E. 

Assistant County Engineer

Houghton County Road Commission


The Village of Howard is interviewing for Summer & Fall 2021 Co-Op Internships, which are seasonal positions.  Interviews in the Green Bay area or online are currently available.

Requirements include:

  • Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Tech, Civil/Survey Major, or other related field of study.
  • 2.5 GPA or above
  • Student Visa, Permanent Visa, or U.S. Citizen,
  • Freshman Class Level or higher, and/or Graduate Engineer.

Apply via email or regular mail by sending resume and cover letter.

If interested in a paid learning experience, please contact:

Mr. Michael Kaster, P. E.

Village Engineer

Village of Howard

1336 Cornell Road

Green Bay, WI  54313-8923




Job Posting: Engineering Ministries International

Engineering Ministries International ( is a nonprofit organization whose vision is to see people restored by God and the world restored through design. As engineers, architects, surveyors, and construction managers, EMI and its volunteers desire to use our skills to serve people worldwide through the design of buildings and facilities; to design a world of hope.

The representatives in Michigan are hosting an online meeting on March 18th, at 7pm, to hear from one of the structural engineers on staff, who also is the Intern Coordinator for their offices. He will be sharing about a current project or two, and about the internship program.  Details and zoom link to follow! 

Please save the date and look for our future email. Feel free to reach out with any questions, or confirmation that you’re interested, so we can put you on our list for the meeting. 

See you there! CorrinneSarahMark, & Jason Michigan Network

Job Posting – City of Wausau (Internship: Civil/Surveying)

The City of Wausau is looking for 1 or 2 students to fill openings for their “Engineering Seasonal Technician” positions. The ideal candidate would be a student in a Civil Engineering/Surveying program, or a related Engineering program. Interested students can get more information and apply here.

David Huempfner, PLS

City Surveyor

City of Wausau – Engineering

715-261-6754 (office)

715-581-5987 (cell)


Wausau City Hall

407 Grant Street

Wausau, WI 54403-4783

Job Posting – MSA Professional Services

At the career fair, we will be looking for Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering Interns, Co-ops, and entry level full-time positions. MSA is committed to mentoring and teaching to assist student’s grow in their professional careers. Please visit our website at to learn more about MSA and our current openings. 

More information on MSA

MSA Professional Services started in the 1930s as a rural land surveying business, MSA has grown into an employee-owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm employing more than 350 engineers, architects, planners, funding experts, surveyors, GIS experts, landscape architects and environmental scientists. We have 17 offices across four states (Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin) and collaborate to pioneer projects in communities throughout the United States. You can learn more about us in our video.

MSA has earned a variety of notable industry accolades. The Milwaukee Business Journal identified the company as the third largest engineering firm in Wisconsin in its 2018 report. MSA was also selected Wisconsin Company of the Year for 2018 by the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Association. We also pride ourselves on being an employer of choice and take seriously our commitment to offering a fun, engaging professional culture as well as a healthy work-life balance. 

MSA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. I encourage you to share this information with your organization and we hope to speak with you at the career fair!

Thank you,

Alicia Fluhr | HR Business Partner
MSA Professional Services, Inc.100% Employee OwnedAn Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
+1 (563) 584-2900

No internship for Summer yet? – No problem…..Get one here!! (Strategic Internships in Rail)

Tech Students, if you don’t have an internship for this summer yet, consider sending your resume to the Strategic Internships in Rail Program. There are currently four companies who’ve each committed to taking at least one Michigan Tech student for an internship. Three of them are especially interested in civil/construction engineers and one in mechanical/electrical, but other majors are also encouraged. Don’t let the “rail” fool you….you don’t need to have experience in rail transportation to apply and companies often have students working in a variety of projects.

Find more information on the attached flyer and how to apply on the Info Sheet. You can also find more info on our web site 

For WSP, you need to apply directly online (follow instructions). For others, we are collecting resumes and sending them in as a package, so make sure you send  your resume to Amanda ( by February 9th, 2021.

Good luck and send me or Amanda email, if you have any questions.

Pasi Lautala, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor, Civil & Env. Engineering
Director, Rail Transportation Program
Michigan Tech University

Internship: City of Hastings, Minnesota Engineering Department

The City of Hastings, Minnesota Engineering Department is looking for an Engineering Intern to assist with construction observation and office duties on a 0.9 mile, $3-4 million street and utility reconstruction project, a 2 mile, $0.5 million mill and overlay project, and various GIS data collection tasks. Depending on an applicant’s prior experience, there will also be the potential to assist Engineering Department staff in project design preparation including collecting field measurements of city infrastructure and drafting. Hourly salary is $14-16 depending on qualifications. 40 hours per week Monday – Friday. Working hours, start & end date and schedule are flexible (depending on project demands and on employee’s desired experience and work schedule), with a total of 625 hours available. Applicant should be pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or related field. Valid driver’s license and authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer are required.  Applications should be submitted online via the City of Hastings website by March 15, 2021:

Contact Bryce LeBrun, Staff Engineer for questions.


Phone: 651.829.9611

Internship: Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG)

The Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG) internship program is a unique opportunity for undergraduate, graduate and law students like you to get hands-on experience in public service while learning more about transportation challenges and advancements in the U.S.

How to Apply

Start and submit your application for the Summer 2021 STIPDG program by clicking the button below. Throughout the process, you can save your application and return to it at a later time. You must include the application documents listed in the section below to complete the application process.