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Civil/Conveyance Intern - Summer 2024

Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Tucson, AZ office is seeking a Student Intern to join our multi-disciplinary team of integrated water resources professionals, each committed to delivering sound and strategic consulting services to a range of local, regional, state and federal clients. This role will support our local design staff collecting and organizing data, preparing calculations, preparing charts and graphs, modeling using Excel or hydraulic modeling software, preparing drawings, backcheck drawing/technical memoranda corrections, writing portions of technical memoranda, researching technical information, proposal and resume writing, client interactions, presentations, note taking, field investigations, coordinating production of reports, and/or support of design documents (plans and specifications). As a Student Intern, you will work in a team environment and have exposure to water resources projects which may include pipeline, conveyance, pump station, and other water infrastructure design.

Key Responsibilities

The Intern must have good attention to detail. They need to possess a willingness to assist full time staff with various tasks. Responsibilities of this position include the following:

Gain and apply experience in water/wastewater infrastructure design and applicable laws/policies/regulations.

Participate in multi-disciplinary teams on water resources projects throughout Arizona and the western U.S.

The work may include assisting with development of planning and designs for municipal water/wastewater conveyance pipelines, lift stations, and stormwater drainage structures.

Work may include administration of construction phase activities.

Assisting engineering team with planning and development of design documents and permit applications.

Assist in the development of plans and exhibits with CADD and GIS software.

Gathering information for inclusion in engineering reports and technical studies.

Assisting project managers and project engineers on other projects, as needed.

Duties may also involve field work.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Minimum 10 hour per week commitment.

Good MS Office skills including Word and Excel; PowerPoint a plus.

Experience in AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D a plus.

  • Specific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following:
  • Hydraulics and hydraulic modeling.
  • Planning, design, and construction of water/wastewater conveyance pipelines and pump stations.
  • Water/wastewater treatment processes.
  • Advanced and emerging technologies.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within the team.

Willing and able to take initiative when needed.

Strong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders.

Education and Experience

In progress toward earning a Bachelor's degree (minimum) or Master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering, biosystems engineering, water resources engineering, or related field; with a minimum of 2 years of related undergraduate coursework.

Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Key Benefits

An internship opportunity is the singular best way to discover if a career pathway is right for the candidate.

An opportunity to apply classroom learning to a real-world environment.

An opportunity to seek out new experiences.

A chance to make a meaningful contribution to an organization through quality work for our clients in all aspects of project work – planning, design and construction.

A resume builder – Stantec experience sets a new graduate apart from the “rest”.

Discipline mentorship/shadowing with acting professionals.

Professional coaching to grow your career: resume writing, public speaking, work approaches, communications, and interviewing.

Typical office environment includes working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required. Other activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day.

Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

Stantec is the only engineering design firm that has been rated a Climate Leader with an A- score by CDP for the last three years.

Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women. Additionally, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society selected Stantec as one of the Top 50 workplaces for Indigenous STEM professional.

Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.