Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. The campus is widely admired as one of the world's most beautiful academic settings. Facilities Engineering serves as a center for technical subject matter expertise and stewardship related to facilities and campus services.
*End date for internship, as well as any required time off may be discussed later with the candidate.
The selected candidate will support the Civil Engineering Section of the Facilities Engineering (FE) Department. Primary tasks will consist of a campus-wide pavement condition assessment and data collection survey for the preventative maintenance program managed by the Section. Training will be provided through FE staff and the Cornell Local Roads Program. It is mandatory that the student be available and attend a three day training session the week of May 20th on the Cornell Ithaca Campus.
In addition to the pavement condition assessment work, and as part of the internship experience, the student will be exposed to various facets of engineering, project management and construction. This work may include assisting with field surveys, assisting with basic civil design tasks, computer aided drafting, and construction observation. The internship will provide valuable experience and expose the student to a multitude of engineering tasks.
The Ideal candidate shall have completed two years in a college degree program in an applicable field of study, possess a valid driver's license, be able to work with minimal supervision, and clearly follow direction and safety protocol. Preferred candidate will include those who have completed coursework in construction, construction management, pavements and/or concrete and have experience with site or roadway construction. Construction experience, familiarity with reading plans, and knowledge of AutoCAD or Revit design software is a plus.
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