Civil Engineer Intern

Jacobs Limited · Competitive · North West England
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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.


  • You will be part of the Aviation sector team completing planning and civil engineer work.
  • Assisting in the delivery of project tasks.
  • Working as part of a team of engineers and airport planner on aviation projects.
  • You will be required to produce drawings, undertake analysis using a variety of models and computer packages and write reports.
  • Play an active and positive role within Jacobs' project teams.
  • Attending design team meetings.
  • On occasions you may be required to liaise with clients and essential stakeholders.


Essential Criteria:

  • You will be working towards, an accredited MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering, targeting 2(i) or above.  If completing a BEng you will have aspirations to complete a masters degree related to the field of engineering.
  • An interest in Aviation and have an inquisitive nature with a desire to learn.
  • You will have developed a clear communication style, have proven team working skills and demonstrate a strong customer focus.
  • The ability to produce well-presented reports.
  • You will be seeking a summer internship.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of AutoCAD.
  • Experience of use of databases and GIS.
  • The drive and motivation to pursue a career in construction / engineering.


You will join us in the summer period and join our community of interns under our programme called Jacobs Campus. This programme will allow you to work with a mentor who will work with you in identifying areas of learning so that when you leave you have a portfolio of learning experiences to refer to. There will also be opportunities to network through your community and other networks across Jacobs in various experiences that will be on offer general aspirations as a recognised inclusive and diverse employer.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record.  If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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