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Engineering Student Internship, Temporary

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/11
Posting End Date: 2024/04/25
Category: Engineering
Work Type: Temporary
Location: Rigby, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 21.00
Maximum Salary: 26.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The position requires an individual who has a strong desire to pursue a career in civil engineering and should be enrolled in a civil engineering undergraduate or master's level degree program.

The Idaho Transportation Department is hiring two Engineering Interns for our District 6 office, located in Rigby, Idaho. One intern will work for our Materials section, the other for our Environmental Planner in our Planning Section. Our Engineering staff reviews civil designs, scopes traffic studies, reviews site plans, evaluates traffic mitigation plans, and provides consultation for our in-field inspectors. The successful candidates would play a critical role, working directly with our Staff Engineer to facilitate these job duties and serve our development community and the citizens of Idaho. This opportunity provides interns with practical real-world experience and exposure to a variety of engineering disciplines. 

Example of Duties:

  • Assists Staff Engineer in the review of civil designs, drainage calculations, 
  • Assists Staff Engineer in the scoping of traffic studies, identifying road design alternatives, and impacted roadway segments for development study.
  • Assists Staff Engineer in the review of development site plans and identification of safety and maintenance conflicts. 
  • Assists Staff Engineer in the review and development of traffic mitigation plans.
  • Assists Permit Inspectors in the review of laboratory tests on a variety of construction materials (asphalt, concrete, aggregate, etc.) to ensure compliance with various requirements, plans, specifications, and contracts.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with supervisors and coworkers, County and outside agency representatives, contractors, and consulting firms.
  • Work with a team and receive mentorship for career development

Minimum Requirement:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze information, make decisions, and meet deadlines
  • Documentation, planning, and organizational skills


Pay: $22.35-26.15 an hour/Determined by experience and based on your year in college.


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.