Structural Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)
Arlington, VA 
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Structural Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)

Structural Engineering Intern (Summer 2019) (152832)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR Architecture, Inc. currently has an opening for a Structural Engineering Intern in our Arlington, VA office.

The right candidate will have completed at least their second year in a Civil/Structural Engineering or Architectural Engineering program. Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to work independently as well as with a project team to complete of a task. This position will require application of standard engineering techniques and procedures.

Our internship programs offer real-world experience on exciting projects. Mentoring programs and young professionals programs give you a chance to connect with both recent college graduates and our company leaders.
  • Perform assignments under the direct supervision of a professional or a project manager.
  • Perform routine drafting/modeling assignments utilizing standardized modeling and drawing techniques,
  • Perform analysis and design assignments using structural engineering techniques and procedures,
*This is a full-time position for summer 2019.


Required Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate Civil Engineering program, Structural Engineering program, or Architectural Engineering program with a focus on Civil/Structural.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with structural engineering software like RAM Structural System, SAP2000, ETABS, or STAAD.Pro.
  • Familiarity with Revit.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years coursework preferred.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 preferred.
  • Preferred candidate to have held previous intern or volunteer positions for companies within the engineering and/or building industries
  • Preference will be given to local candidates.


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
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