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, 2014, and summer, 2014:

  • The Virginia Department of Transportation invites applications for senior transportation engineers.  Visit  (Posted January 9, 2014.)
  • The Federal Highway Administration invites applications into its Pathways Student Intern Program at the Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division office in Sterling, VA.  The first 100 applications will be accepted for review and then the application pool will close. The position involves assignments in one or more of the following branches:  Construction; Highway Design; Environment; Bridge; Technical Services; or Planning and Programming.   Start date:  May or June, 2014.  The position may continue part-time through the intern’s complete academic program, and the potential exists for the position to be converted to a permanent position upon graduation.  The position and application process are described at (Posted March 10, 2014.)
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources invites applications for summer internships through  Three are of particular interest to civil engineering undergraduates: NCFL148707271067076P described at;  NCFL148706951065723P described at; 
    and NCFL148706181065976P described at
    (Posted March 10, 2014.)
  • The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) invites applications from recent graduates (including students graduating in May, 2014) for FHWA’s Professional Development Program in either the Federal Lands Highway Division Office or in one of FHWA’s Federal-Aid Division Offices.  Positions may include any aspect of civil engineering in a rotation through three assignments.  Details and application instructions are available at  The application deadline is March 18.  (Posted March 14, 2014.)
  • The U.S. Geological Survey’s world-class water resources research group in Reston, VA, invites applications from students for a part-time position in the federal Pathways Internship program.  MS student preferred.  The position will include some combination of stream monitoring, lab analysis, and GIS work for local watersheds.  Very narrow application window from March 17 to March 21.  For position description and application instructions, visit  For further information, contact Dr. J.V. Loperfido (Posted March 17, 2014.)
  • Robert Silman Associates offers a twelve-month Robert Silman Fellowship for Preservation in Historic Engineering to work with the National Trust for Historic Preservation before beginning a full-time position at Robert Silman Associates.  Applications are due each year on April 1.  Information is provided at
  • Shirley Contracting Company, LLC, which specializes in heavy highway and bridge construction, invites applications from CEIE graduates for project engineer and project manager positions described at  (Posted March 26, 2014.)
  • GeoStructures invites applications for the following positions: summer interns (juniors and seniors with geotechnical background and interest; AutoCAD and excel skills); entry-level geotechnical engineer (BS required, MS in geotechnical a plus; EIT; AutoCAD skills; previous intern experience); or as a senior geotechnical engineer (PE and MS (geotechnical) required; 5 years well-rounded experience).  Application information at  (Posted March 26, 2014.)
  • PSI – Professional Services Industries, Inc., invites applications from civil engineering juniors or seniors or recent graduates for a summer, hourly wage, geotechnical engineering position in their Fairfax, VA office.  Tasks involve field and laboratory work developing and monitoring drilling operations, logging and classifying soils, developing laboratory programs and documenting results, assisting in the preparation of technical reports and management of geotechnical projects.  Applicants should be familiar with reading plans and drawing; be comfortable lifting up to 80 pounds; and be dedicated to safety.  Applications in the form of a cover letter and one-page resume should be sent to Mr. Jeffrey E. Smith <jeffrey.>.  (Posted April 17, 2014.)
  • The Federal Highway Administration Federal Lands Highway Division invites applications from recent or about-to-graduate structural engineers to assist in bridge engineering and engineering of transportation related structures.  The position and the application process are described on USA Jobs at  (Posted April 17, 2014.)