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Civil Engineering Intern, Land Development

  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3032
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Civil 3D ; Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.
  • Vaccination Status: Burgess & Niple is collecting vaccination data where legally permitted, all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to individuals unable to be vaccinated where required by law.


Are you ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? Burgess & Niple is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer Intern, Land Development for Spring or Summer Semester 2022 to join our team in our Norfolk, VA office.

What a Civil Engineer Intern is all about:

  • You will have the opportunity to be part of a project team, collaborating and learning from experienced professional engineers locally and throughout the firm.  
  • You will be involved in land development plans in various residential, multi-family, commercial, and retail projects while utilizing Civil 3D to assist with technical design aspects.
  • You will assist lead project engineers with concept planning, site investigations/assessments, preliminary plans, final construction plans for land development clients throughout the state of Virginia.
  • You will have the opportunity to interact with clients and governing municipalities.
  • You will be involved in bid/contract document preparation, while having some construction administration duties.

What you need to make an impact:

  • You will be a student in good academic standing pursuing a degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • You have a strong interest in land development / civil site engineering; previous internships are a plus
  • You can’t wait to learn and develop civil engineering skills and gain autonomy as your capabilities progress
  • Good communication skills to make an impact on projects for our clients
  • Proficient with AutoCAD (Civil 3D); Microsoft Office and Excel.

Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday, 30 – 40 hours per week. Housing and transportation to/from work is the responsibility of the intern, parking is provided.

Why join us?

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.