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An internship at Oates Associates means hands-on engineering experience in the office and in the field. You will prepare for your future by assisting project managers and engineers with project assignments and developing skills with our in-house training sessions. Typical responsibilities include office work such as CADD drafting, computations and spreadsheet work; and fieldwork including condition assessments, surveying, construction staking, testing and observation. Internships are available year-round.

The ideal candidate must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited 4-year college or university with preference given to juniors and seniors
  • Working toward a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field
  • A valid driver’s license and authorization to work in the United States
  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • Previous experience at other engineering consulting firms or government agencies is a plus
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D or Microstation is a plus

Besides gaining real-work experience, additional internship perks include participation in lunch and learn sessions and various social events and the potential for a full-time position upon graduation.

Build your career while making an impact within your community. Join Oates Associates today.

Oates Associates is a thriving local design firm that offers the look and feel of a small business while providing the excitement and experience gained from projects you may find in a larger firm. Our strong leadership in the communities we serve coupled with our teamwork-centered atmosphere makes Oates Associates a great place to work.

As a 100% employee-owned firm through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Oates Associates is committed to personal and professional growth and long-term success.

The firm offers competitive salaries; annual bonus; retirement planning; an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision; a health and wellness program with incentives; company sponsored events and activities; flex-time and work-from-home options; and career development/advancement. The firm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, natural origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply for an internship through our employment site or see below for alternate options.

Please Send Resume and Employment Application To:
Oates Associates, Inc.
100 Lanter Court, Suite 1
Collinsville, IL, 62234
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