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Hanson Rise High Internship Program

About Hanson Rise High Internship Program

Hanson offers part-time and full-time paid internships in a variety of areas; engineering, planning, surveying or marketing. They provide hands-on experience to the interns, who work alongside project and technical experts to collaborate with clients and deliver results. They are invited to apply to opportunities in their primary location of interest, and explore other development opportunities at Hanson in the form of educational seminars, shadowing, and networking.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is an employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA. Hanson is #18 in the multidiscipline category in the "Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For," #3 in "Best Places to Work in Illinois," #8 in "Best Companies to Work for in Florida" and ranked in "Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record (ENR)." 

Student Interns at Hanson Professional Services will perform engineering tasks using standard procedures under supervision of a Registered Professional Engineer and may directly assist Hanson engineers, designers and technicians. Student Interns will typically support one or more experienced engineers in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing actual operations, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as experience the day-to-day workings of engineering.

Student Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which help them build a strong network within the Hanson community and with fellow Student Interns. Internships may require travel to suppliers, customers, or other Hanson locations. Student Interns will be expected to perform the following key responsibilities with assistance from a Hanson professional engineer: Preparing plans, designs, specifications, and cost estimates; Gathering and/or providing data for the preparation of engineering or environmental reports and studies; Performing and/or reviewing calculations or reports such as those related to surveying, transportation engineering, soil capacities and quantities; Utilize engineering software packages such as Microstation and/or Geopak: Conducting field investigations and/or survey assistance in order to gather information; Documenting and/or observing construction operations; and performing related duties such as writing memoranda, letters or general reports; collecting and correlating engineering data; maintaining records; attending meetings; and operating technical equipment.

The team relies on a variety of professional disciplines, backgrounds and perspectives to remain at the forefront of industry trends. As an equal opportunity employer, Hanson is committed to a diverse workforce.


• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Valid driver’s license
* Enrolled in an ABET certified education institution

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Hanson Rise High Internship Program

Human Resources
Hanson Professional Services
1525 S. Sixth St.
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: 217-747-9400


Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Hours: Full-time
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates