Summer 2022 Civil Engineering Intern

3200 George Washington Way
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Gain hands-on civil engineering project experience this summer with the Sealaska Technical Services team. As the Civil Engineering Intern, you will learn how civil engineering principles are applied to real projects. Apply your own experience and knowledge to help develop preliminary concepts, and then work with a team to transition those concepts into engineering designs. Your work will help design concrete foundations and steel structures used to support systems and components that are part of radiation detection systems that are deployed around the globe. Ultimately, you will be able to witness the excavation, fabrication, and construction of the designs you help develop this summer.


While this internship can take place in a hybrid setting (partially at the office and partially via telecommute), it is highly preferred that the intern be located in the Richland, WA, area during the summer. You will be working alongside engineering professionals to learn and gain practical experience.


  • Assist civil engineering team to transition concepts to designs
  • Assess and develop designs for concrete foundations and steel structures



  • Completed educational curriculum that has included engineering studies
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder
  • At least 18 years of age by start date
  • Must be currently enrolled in college or a vocational-technical school or a recent graduate (1-2 years) and have completed one year of school by the start date
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Additional Requirements:

  • Completed Civil Engineering courses
  • Experience with 2D or 3D design software
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office software applications, including Excel and Word
  • At least 3.0 GPA
  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently
  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to travel, as needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Submit a resume with online application
  • Provide most recent transcript (unofficial)
  • You may be asked to provide proof of your status as a Sealaska shareholder, shareholder descendant, or shareholder spouse
  • You must successfully complete a background check prior to onboarding at Sealaska
  • Employment for this position will be subject to all relevant laws, regulations, orders, and the like and may require full vaccination against COVID-19, weekly testing, or other precautionary measures. Based on the Executive Orders issued by President Biden in September 2021, roles working on or in connection with a federal contract, or working at a federal-contractor’s workplace, will require full vaccination against COVID-19; roles which are unrelated to federal contracts will be subject to OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard relating to vaccination in the workplace, which applies to organizations with 100+ employees.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will sit for extended periods of time; walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 20-50 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will primarily work in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.



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