Structural Engineering Internship

Structural Engineering Internship

Career Area: Engineering - Structural

What We're Looking For:
Are you a hard-working and dedicated college student who is looking to gain valuable work experience in your field? Do you want to gain experience while learning from great mentors and leaders? Barge Design Solutions is looking for someone like you to intern this summer.

Location: Nashville, TN or Knoxville, TN

Number of positions available: 1

You will be involved in the following types of projects:
  • Industrial and commercial building design projects
  • Water/wastewater treatment structures
  • Earth retention structures

You will gain experience in:
  • Preparation of framing and foundation plans, sections, and details
  • Preparation of structural calculations, including the use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software
  • Reviewing construction submittals, such as shop drawings and product data
  • Supporting Engineers in completing project deliverables
  • Collaborating with team members on new ideas/innovations
  • Using Autodesk REVIT


Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree from an accredited university
  • Major: Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering with a Structural Emphasis
  • Preference will be given to students that do not require sponsorship
  • Current GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.

Additional Details:
  • This is a paid internship working full-time hours (40) per week.
  • This is an in-person work opportunity.
  • Interns are not eligible for company benefits.
  • Housing assistance is not provided.


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled