Louisiana Volkert Internship Program (Baton Rouge, LA)

Do you want to explore your career field?  Are we the road to your future? We are accepting applications for our Volkert Internship Program (VIP). This position may be based out of our Baton Rouge, Mandeville, Monroe, New Orleans, or Shreveport, LA offices.   We do not offer relocation or housing assistance.

Our VIP is for undergraduate students majoring in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD), or Civil Engineering Technology. Our program is offered during the summer of 2024 but may also be considered throughout fall or spring semester depending on office needs and resources.

This posting is for our Volkert Internship Program only, if you are graduating in May of 2024, please check out our current openings and apply to one of our full-time opportunities.  

Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Explore our industry and the field you are majoring in
  • Learn systems, processes, and best practices
  • Receive a project assignment or job duties that are related to your major
  • Learn business and office etiquette
  • Understand safety procedures when in the field
  • Present your project or experience to leadership at the end of your internship

What you need to have:

  • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student
  • Minimum of Sophomore standing is recommended
    1. High school graduate with Freshman standing may be considered if involved in a STEM or leadership program
  • Have a cumulative 2.50 undergraduate GPA
  • Be enrolled in a degree seeking program related to a degree field below:
    1. Civil Engineering
    2. Structural Engineering
    3. Construction Management
    4. Computer Aided Design (CAD)
    5. Civil Engineering Technology
  • Preference to work 40 hours per week (plus overtime, if necessary)
    1. At a minimum, 30 hours per week during the summer
    2. Hours may vary during the spring or fall semester
  • Comply with pre-employment requirements

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

To learn more and apply for this position, click here.