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Parsons Corporation Internship - Bridge Engineer (Summer 2024) in New York, New York

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Job Description:

Do you have a particular passion for bridges? The bigger the better? If so, then Parsons’ NY bridge practice is for you! Parsons is excited to offer several internship positions and we’re looking for engineering students excited to have a positive impact on the built environment, with a specific interest and passion in bridge structures. Our bridge practice has over a 100 year legacy here in New York City, in the heart of the Financial District. Our office is known for our signature suspension bridge and long span structures across the globe, as well as right here in New York City, with the new Goethals Bridge between Staten Island and New Jersey as our most recent contribution.

Parsons is seeking a Civil/Structural Engineering Intern in the summer of 2024, in our rapidly expanding bridge and tunnel practice. If you want an internship experience with a dynamic and innovative team working on large, marquee bridge projects that change the urban fabric of communities, this opportunity is for you!

The selected candidate will have the ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment and will have exceptional communication, calculation, and organizational skills. Under the direction of an experienced engineer, you will apply your basic civil and/or structural engineering knowledge, and AutoCAD and/or MicroStation drafting skills, to bridge projects. For example, the assignments may include drafting basic arrangements, layouts, etc. from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information. Additionally, you will utilize technical manuals to assure code compliance – such as AASHTO - as well as Parsons’ standards. You will also be engaged in preparing engineering reports, engineering calculations and computations, and construction cost estimates. Your interest in bridge engineering, thirst for technical knowledge, and willingness to collaborate within a team environment will be keys to your success.


  • Utilizes a CAD workstation to prepare engineering drawings consisting of basic arrangements, layouts, flow sheets, assemblies, isometrics, etc., from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information according to established standards and procedures.

  • Utilizes technical manuals and directives to ensure compliance with codes and company policies. Becomes familiar with various standards and codes such as ANSI, PFI, and ASME.

  • Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Presently enrolled in a Civil or Structural Engineering curriculum, and proof of completing 2 to 3 years of engineering study, at an accredited college or university

  • Understanding and use of AutoCAD and MicroStation preferred. Experience with SAP2000 a plus!

  • Demonstrated interest in the transportation industry preferred, and ideally, exposure to bridge design through an internship, research or course study.

  • Strong calculation abilities, organizational and planning skills

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$20.63 - $36.11

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as 401K!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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