Job Announcements

Job announcements posted below have been submitted by potential employers.  They have not been screened by the CEIE Department.

Full-time and internship postings specific to positions beginning in spring and summer, fall 2016:


  • Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. is currently seeking a Staff Level Geotechnical Engineer for our Sterling, VA office. Staff Engineers require 0-5 years of experience with geotechnical explorations and construction observation and testing related to the following areas:
    • Earthwork, foundation, and construction materials observation and testing
    • Subsurface investigations including borings and test pits, reviewing exploration logs, lab results, and plans
    • Calculations of bearing capacity, settlement, earth pressures, pavement section design, and slope stability
    • Preparation of geotechnical reports

    Candidates should be prepared for professional growth into such areas as retaining wall design, slope stability analysis, pavement design, review of subsurface conditions and foundation design, and project management.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with experienced PE’s and learn and perform on wide variety of projects.  Interested candidates should forward their resume to Sarah Dalton at  (Posted 5/2/16)

  • The Virginia Department of Transportation is currently seeking entry-level Business and Engineering Associates for our Core Development Program.  There are 6 Business Associate and 28 Engineer Associate positions.  The positions are located across the Commonwealth of Virginia.  For specific details and location information, please see the posting.  Applications will only be accepted through the state’s application site.  To find the posted positions, please click on the “search postings” link on the left hand side of the page.  In the search box “Working Title” enter CDP and click the search button at the bottom of the page.

  • Martins Construction Corp. has an open Project Engineer / Assistant Project Manager position for a qualified individual in Heavy Highway Construction, mainly the construction and rehabilitation of bridges. The applicant must possess strong analytical, organizational, planning and communication skills with a commitment to high standards, integrity and ethics. Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management is a must (if candidate is on track to obtaining his/her degree, the application will be considered for a co-op or internship with the intent to hire upon completion of studies). This position is intended to serve as an intense hands-on learning experience to prepare the candidate’s successful transition into semi-independent and independent Project Management roles in 1 to 2 years respectively (individual candidates’ commitment and performance are the key determinant of the duration of such transition).  If interested, please submit: E-mail professional resume and a sample of individual’s writing abilities (not team projects).  All e-mails should contain in the subject “GMU Student Application – <YOUR NAME>Martins Construction Crop., 210 Little Falls Street, Suite 300, Falls Church, VA 22046.  Please direct questions to Pooya Azar, Director of Operations  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, sexual orientation.  (Posted 3/25/16)
  • Washington Gas Entry Level Opportunity for Civil Engineers  Responsible for supporting the Transmission Integrity Management Program (TIMP) by investigating and maintaining historical engineering records related to pipeline integrity.  Manages engineering projects related to the remediation of identified pipeline integrity issues that enhance the safety and reliability of transmission and high pressure pipelines.  Apply online at: Please contact Michelle Long at with any questions. (Posted 3/11/16).
  • Arlington County’s Department of Environmental Services (Division of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Engineering and Operations) is looking to fill multiple positions for currently enrolled university students or recent graduates interested in paid, part- time, temporary internships which will last 8 or more months (40 hours/week maximum during the summer and up to 30 
hours/week maximum during the rest of the year). This department is responsible for design, construction, and maintenance of the County’s traffic signal and ITS infrastructure including traffic signals, remote data collection units, Bluetooth travel time harvesting, VMS signs, and the County’s fiber network. Motivated candidates should send a cover letter and up-to-date résumé to Andy Anton, ITS & Traffic Signals Engineer:  REQUIREMENTS: Eligible to work in the US, Valid driver’s license 
, Current enrollment or recent graduation from a Civil/Transportation 
Engineering or related degree program PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
Experience using traffic analysis software such as Synchro & SimTraffic, Experience or knowledge of VISSIM, Experience with data entry and analysis in ArcGIS, MS Office – Word & Excel experience.  (Posted 2/22/16)
  • The City of Norfolk is hiring an entry level engineer.  Please see the following link for the full position announcement:  Under the ‘Departments’ menu scroll down until you get to ‘Utilities’ and click on the box then click on ‘Apply Search’.  The position will close Fri. 03/04/16 11:59 PM Eastern Time. (Posted 2/17/16)
  • Bowman Consulting Group is looking for highly-motivated and hard-working individual with a desire to learn and grow professionally. We are seeking up to two interns for summer placement in the Leesburg, Virginia office. This paid position will report to a Team Leader and will primarily assist with CADD and basic engineering design work. The position also includes the possibility of some limited surveying and environmental engineering work. We are willing to expend the time and resources necessary to train and develop the selected individual. Position requirements: 1. Interest in civil engineering, 2. Enrollment in an ABET accredited college or university, 3. Experience with computer applications and design software software such as AutoCAD, Microsoft office, haestad methods, etc., 4. Ability to lift 50lbs. Please submit resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript to Douglas Wagner, P.E., Director of Engineering, 101 South Street, S.E., Leesburg, VA  20175, Office: 703 443 2400, Fax: 703 443 2425 (posted 2/17/16)
  • The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at NC State University is organizing  the RISE (Research Internship Summer Experience) program in Summer 2016.   The program is open to current undergraduate students in the upper classes as well as master’s students who are interested in doctoral studies. The RISE program will be hosted on the NC State campus in Raleigh, NC, from June 5 to August 4, 2016.  More information and directions for applying to the 2016 RISE Program are available at Application deadline is March 10, 2016.  (posted 2/6/16)
  • Transportation Department of Whitman, Requardt and Associates, LLP is hiring interns.  For more information please contact Moaz Khan | Civil Engineer, Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 450, Fairfax, VA 22030 Tel. 703.293.7406,
  • FHWA’s Professional Development Program (PDP) Office is advertising for several recent graduates of a Civil Engineering program (GS-810-07/09.)  As PDP participants, the candidates will receive an introduction to the technical, administrative, and program management aspects of highway engineering in the Agency.  During this 2 year developmental program, the employee will complete three major components including apprentice experience, developmental assignments, and a professional development academy. The apprentice experience will occur in one of  FHWA’s Federal-Aid Division Offices or Federal Lands Highway Division Offices.  Developmental assignment options may include the following: design, construction, project development, environment, safety, pavements, materials, research, ITS, bridge, traffic operations, hydraulics, preventive maintenance, access management, utilities and R/W, planning, surveys, geotechnical, and value engineering.  IMPORTANT: THE POSITION HAS A MOBILITY REQUIREMENT. Applicants must be open to geographic mobility for developmental assignments and permanent placement relocation nationwide. A signed mobility agreement is a condition of employment. For more information and to apply, please see the following USAJobs links:   (Posted 2/6/16)

  •  A postgraduate research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water (OW).  This appointment will be served with the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) in Washington, DC.  Applicants must have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a biological or physical science, engineering, environmental, health, or a public health field within five years of the desired starting date, or completion of all requirements for the degree should be expected prior to the starting date.  The appointment is full time for one year and may be renewed upon recommendation of EPA and contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend. The annual stipend will range from $43,684 to $53,435 based on level of education.  The mentor for this project is Richard Weisman (  For more information or to apply go to the following link: (Posted 1/16)

  • VDOT offers excellent internship opportunities to engineering students.  Click the following link to apply to the VDOT Internship Program Internship Program.  Email questions or comments to (posted 10/14/15)

  • Scott Long Construction is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill project engineer positions. Project engineers at Scott Long are responsible for supporting team operations through technical analysis and providing creative solutions. Additionally, project engineers communicate daily with project managers, architects, engineers, and owners to assist the management of construction projects. Scott Long has numerous opportunities for career growth and professional development, which make it an ideal company for personal growth as a professional. Intersted candidates may send resumes to (Posted 7/7/15)
  •  Internship Opportunity: Washington GasThe Pipeline Integrity Intern position involves conducting research on historical documents related to the installation of transmission and high pressure pipelines in order to establish that the records are Verifiable, Traceable and Complete.  The research includes searching for documentation in archived boxes, reviewing as-built drawings and working in the geographical information system (GIS).  Other duties may include organizing files or making copies.  Candidate must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited institution. Interested candidates should email their resumes to (Posted 5/5/15)
  • George Mason’s office of Project Management and Construction invites applicants from CEIE students for summer, fall, and spring internships specializing in construction administration  (level 1).  Applicants will be assigned and rotated through projects in Construction Inspection and Compliance, Land Use Development, and Construction Project Management.  Typical duties will include: inspecting construction to assure quality and compliance with contractual documents, preparing daily reports, reviewing change orders and their execution, work with various agencies to assure compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations, assist with required environmental reporting, tracking and monitoring construction project progress and expenses.  Prior internship experience, knowledge of AutoCAD, and good communication skills are all pluses.  Applicants should be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Civil, Environmental, and/or Infrastructure Engineering and have finished their first year within their degree program.  Interested students should apply immediately as these opportunities fill up fast.  Interested candidates may apply to this posting at the GMU Career Services or you may send your resume and cover letter to Ed Daniels, Director Human Resources – Facilities at mailstop 1E4. Applications are due by May 10th and interviews will be conducting between May 11th through May 20th.  Applications should include a cover letter explaining why the applicant is interested as well as a detailed resume showing past experiences.
  • SMITH Engineering is in search for a soon-to-be GMU graduate to fill a full-time Project Engineer position. The candidate should have an interest in land development civil engineering, be detail-oriented, work well on a team, and have a strong work ethic.  Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D is a plus.  Resumes and cover letter should be sent to:  SMITH Engineering is a rapidly-growing land development civil engineering firm based in Chantilly, Virginia. We specialize in private-sector land development projects in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. For more information please check our website: (posted 4/28/15)
  •  The Virginia Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship program assists Virginia college students majoring in science, technology, engineering and math in locating internships with Virginia employers. (Posted January 13, 2015.)
  • The U.S. National Science Foundation sponsors programs at universities for paid summer research by undergraduates. These programs, called Research Experiences for Undergraduates (or REU’s), provide an opportunity to do some interesting summer work; to see if you like research; and to check out another university. You can search for REU’s here.  In 2015, for example, the University of Nebraska is hosting the REU program Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure in Rural Environments;  Duke University is hosting one entitled Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology; and Montana State University hosts another entitled Sustainable Transportation.  (Posted January 13, 2015.)
  • Visit here for a list of other paid summer research opportunities off campus. (Posted January 13, 2015.)