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James G. Davis Construction Summer Internship Program

About James G. Davis Construction Summer Internship Program

James G Davis Construction Corporation (DAVIS) is a leading general contractor, both locally and nationally. The company offers preconstruction, virtual construction, sustainable construction, and design-build services.

Each summer, James G Davis Construction Corporation welcomes an amazing group of college students to their DAVIS internship. From day one interns are part of the team. Through a variety of project types, at different stages of completion, interns experience all aspects of construction and learn the critical soft and hard skills required to build environments and careers successfully. Interns also have the opportunity to engage in project-related Networking + Client Connection, Education, and Community Service.


• Perform responsibilities with excellence in service, integrity and building relationships as exemplified in DAVIS core values
• Practice and champion safety procedures
• Process submittals
• Submit RFI’s
• Develop transmittals
• Write scopes of work
• Compile O&M manuals
• Prepare change orders
• Review shop and contract drawings
• Attend owner and subcontractor meetings
• Organize and execute punch lists
• Take progress photos
• Perform other duties as assigned


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Construction Management, Architectural Engineering, or related field
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently
  • Superior communication skills; organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written
    Outstanding attention to detail

Program Overview

  • Number of Interns: 10 to 20
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors
  • Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science


  • Rockville, MD

Application Process

  1. Following Career Fair Meet + Greets, applicants are directed to our company website ( to apply for the Internship position by uploading both their resume and a cover letter.
  2. Qualified candidates are contacted for interviews.
  3. After their interview, candidates are required to complete and submit a long form application, which includes more detailed information such as dates of prior employment, names and contact information for references, compensation requirements, etc.

Application Deadline
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but preferred by the end of calendar year (the year prior to the Summer Internship, i.e. December 2019 before May 2020 Internship start date).

DAVIS Intern Experience
Shayna Rice
James G. Davis Construction Corporation
12530 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-255-6181
Fax: 301-255-6189

James G. Davis Construction Summer Internship Program