Structural Engineering Internship

Job ID 1770 Location West Des Moines, IA Job Type Internship Apply Now


Thank you for your interest in Shive-Hattery! As you consider Shive-Hattery for your internship, check out this recent article featuring some of our former Interns turned Full-Time Staff. We hope their stories will provide insight into what your internship experience could look like!

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

As an intern, you will work on real client projects, mentored by all levels of our structural group staff. Our group works on a wide variety of project and material types related to industrial, healthcare, education, government, and commercial buildings. Because we are a full-service firm, you have the unique opportunity to collaborate with other in-house architecture and engineering disciplines. You will also learn software commonly used by structural engineering consultants, so you can hit the ground running when you start your first full-time job.

These experiences will help you understand the career progression of structural engineers and grow your technical skills. From these real-world interactions, you will develop the skills to communicate and collaborate with peers and clients while building your professional network.

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.

About the Des Moines Office

Greater Des Moines region, home to more than half a million people. While being the fastest growing metro in the Midwest (according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2016) it remains #2 as the “Most Affordable Place to Live” (U.S. News & World Report, 2016). The Des Moines metro regularly tops lists as one of the best cities to live in the country - 26 top ten lists in the two years, in fact!

Learn more about this welcoming, vibrant and affordable place to live.

Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  For certain clients, we are required to conduct drug and/or alcohol testing on employees who perform work at the client site or on the client project.  Consequently, employees and/or applicants will be required to satisfactorily pass a drug and/or alcohol test prior to any such work assignment.

Future Consideration: Yes

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