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Civil Engineering Intern, W/WW

  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Position ID: 3309
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: AutoCAD; Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Come work with senior-level professionals at an established A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration. Burgess & Niple is looking for a part time Civil Engineer Intern – Water/Wastewater to join our team in Norfolk, VA.

B&N Civil Engineer Intern Responsibilities:

  • You will have the opportunity to be part of a project team, collaborating and learning from experienced professional engineers locally and throughout the firm.  
  • You will be involved in various residential, multi-family, commercial, and retail projects while utilizing Civil 3D to assist with technical design aspects.
  • You will assist lead project engineers with concept planning, site investigations/assessments, preliminary plans, final construction plans for land development clients throughout the state of Virginia.
  • You will have the opportunity to interact with clients and governing municipalities.
  • You will be involved in bid/contract document preparation, while having some construction administration duties.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • You will be a student in good academic standing pursuing a degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • Previous internship experience is a plus
  • You can’t wait to learn and develop civil engineering skills and gain autonomy as your capabilities progress
  • Good communication skills to make an impact on projects for our clients
  • Experience with AutoCAD (Civil 3D); Microsoft Office and Excel preferred
  • Strong communication, computer, and organization skills are essential in this role

Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday, 30 – 40 hours per week. Housing and transportation to/from work is the responsibility of the intern, parking is provided.


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.