Types of internships

We post many types of Public Works undergraduate internships.

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Public Works internship types

More internship programs

We hire a few other types of internships within the Public Works department.

Learn about other internships

Engineering Assistant intern

Starting rate

  • Wages start at $17.00 - $18.00/hour (effective: Jan 2022)
  • Varies with education and experience

Internship qualifications

Preferred areas of study

  • Civil Engineering students
  • Surveyors
  • Pre-engineering students
  • Civil Technicians
  • Other college majors may apply

Learn what we do in Public Works

Details

  • Assist civil engineers and senior engineering technicians with various Public Works projects.
  • Approximately 70% outdoor work, 30% indoor work.

 

Length of internship

  • May to August
  • Possibility to extend through Nov

Hours

  • 40 hours per week
  • Mon.-Fri. 7:00 am to 3:00pm

Willing to work with school schedules.

GIS intern (three position types)

Starting rate

  • Wages start at $17.00 - $18.00/hour (effective: January 2022)
  • Varies with education and experience

Internship qualifications 

Position types

Qualified candidates can apply for internship positions in the Surface Water & Sewers division.

The positions are the following:

  • SWS Planning and Design intern
  • SWS GIS intern
  • Water Resources Regulatory intern

Learn more about the Surface Water & Sewers division

Details

Assist civil engineers and senior engineering technicians with various data entry projects.

Types of projects:

  • Geographic mapping
  • Reporting
  • Modeling
  • Updating of infrastructure improvements in spatial map

 

Length of internship

Varies

Hours

Varies

 

Transportation Engineering & Design intern

Starting rate

  • Wages start at $17.00 - $18.00/hour (effective: January 2022)
  • Varies with education and experience

Internship qualifications 

Preferred areas of study

  • Civil Engineering students
  • Surveyors
  • Pre-engineering students
  • Civil Technicians
  • Other college majors may apply

Learn more about the Transportation Engineering & Design division

Details

  • Assist civil engineers and senior engineering technicians with various Public Works projects.
  • Approximately 70% outdoor work, 30% indoor work.

Length of internship

  • May to August
  • Possibility to extend through Nov

Hours

  • 40 hours per week
  • Mon.-Fri. 7:00 am to 3:00pm

Transportation Planning Intern

Starting rate

  • Wages start at $17.00 - $18.00/hour (effective: January 2022)
  • Varies with education and experience

Internship qualifications 

Preferred areas of study

  • Urban Planning
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Transportation Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Another closely related field

Learn more about the Transportation Planning & Programming division

Details

  • Support short and long term
    • Transportation projects
    • Programs
    • Initiatives
    • Plans
  • Approximately 90% outdoor work, 10% indoor work.

Length of internship

  • May to August
  • Possibility to extend through Nov

Hours

  • 40 hours per week
  • Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

What we do

Find out about the type of work we do and services we provide in Public Works.

Other internships

Contact us

Monique Fish

Public Works

Phone

612-673-3514

Human Resources

Phone

612-673-2282

Address

City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m.  4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday