Careers

Company Days

Company Days are an opportunity to connect directly with our Industry Partners. Attend an information session, learn about potential career paths, share your resume, and possibly land your next job or internship! Submit your resume here and sign up for one or all of our upcoming Company Days located in room 13-117! The meetings take place from 11-noon and food is provided.

COMPANY DATE
Granite Construction 10/1/21
Webcor 10/6/21 (Wednesday)
Kimley Horn 10/8/21
Truebeck Construction 10/13/21 (Wednesday)
Traylor Bros. 10/15/21
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger 10/27/21 (Wednesday)
NTK Construction 10/29/21 
Ashley & Vance Engineering 11/3/21 (Wednesday)
Huitt-Zollars 11/5/21 (Friday)
Whiting-Turner 11/17/21 (Wednesday)
Joseph J Albanese 11/19/21 (Friday)
Quincy Engineering  1/7/22 (Friday)
KL&A 1/12/22 (Wednesday)
Power Engineering Construction Co 1/14/22 (Friday)
McGuire & Hester 1/21/22 (Friday)
Langan 1/21/22 (Friday) virtual
Water Systems Consulting 2/4/22 (Friday)
ZFA Strctural Engineers 2/9/22 (Wednesday)
MKN & Associates 2/11/22 (Friday)
Stantec 2/11/22 (Friday) virtual
RGH Geo 2/18/22 (Friday)
Cannon 2/25/22 (Friday)
Cornerstone 3/4/22 (Friday)

Jobs and Internships

Opportunities posted here are shared directly by our corporate partners to recruit our students. Feel free to apply as directed by the links. 

position intern/perm company Specialty Location Deadline to apply date posted

Field Engineer

Perm ENGEO Environmental Valencia, CA Open Until Filled 11/7/21

Associate Engineer

Perm The City of Solvang, CA Civil Solvang, CA Open Until Filled 11/5/21

Structural Engineer

Perm KLA Civil Several  Open Until Filled 10/31/21

Staff Engineer

Perm Stratus Environmental, Inc. and Stratus Engineering Associates LLC Environmental Cameron Park, CA Open Until Filled 9/7/21
Student Engineer Program Summer Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Any Los Angeles 12/27/21 9/9/21
Assistant Engineer Perm Hartman Engineering, Inc. Civil Visalia, Ca Open Until Filled 9/10/21
Design Engineer Perm KNA Structural Engineers Civil Irvine, CA Open until Filled 9/14/21
Project Engineer Perm Whiting-Turner Any   Open until Filled 9/17/21
Field Engineer Perm Whiting-Turner Any   Open until Filled 9/17/21
Virtual Design & Construction Engineer Perm Whiting-Turner Any   Open until Filled 9/17/21
Environmental Health & Safety Engineer Perm Whiting-Turner Any   Open until Filled 9/17/21
Internship Intern Whiting-Turner Any   Open until Filled 9/17/21
Senior Civil Engineer Perm City of Morro Bay Civil Engineering   10/14/21 9/21/21
Construction Take-Off Engineer Perm Joseph J. Albanese, Inc. Construction   Open until Filled  9/22/21
Associate Project Consultant Perm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Architectural/Civil/Structural  Newport Beach, California Open until Filled 9/23/21
Associate Project Consultant Perm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Architectural/Civil/Structural  Los Angeles, California Open until Filled 9/23/21
Technical Internship Intern Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Any Los Angeles, California Open until Filled 9/23/21
Technical Internship Intern Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Any Newport Beach, California Open until Filled 9/23/21
Engineer in Training Perm Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Civil/Structural Los Angeles, California Open until Filled 9/23/21
HEI Assistant Engineer Perm Hartman Engineering N/A Visalia, CA Open Until Filled 9/26/21
Transportation Short Term Internship (PAID) Intern San Luis Obispo Council of Governments Transportation SLO 10/1/21 9/27/21
Composting Program Engineer Perm Cal Careers N/A Sacramento County n/a 9/29/21
Multiple Opportunities N/A Los Angeles Country Public Works N/A SLO N/A 10/1/21
Assistant Engineer Perm Hartman Engineering N/A Visalia, CA Open until Filled 10/4/21
Multiple Opportunities Both U.S. Forest Service Any N/A 10/12/21 10/7/21
Junior-level Civil Engineer Perm Mackay & Somps Civil Engineers, Inc. Civil Pleasanton, CA Open until filled 10/7/21
Multiple Opportunities Both Truebeck Civil Portland OR, San Francisco, CA Open Until Filled 10/12/21
Civil Engineer Internship Intern Michael Baker International Civil Santa Ana, CA, or Remotely Open Until Filled 10/12/21
SFR Grading and Site Plan    

A landowner is seeking assistance with drafting/engineering for a new single family residential grading, site plan, hydrology in Paso Robles. Please Contact Dr. Muleta  (mmuleta@calpoly.edu) for more information. 

 

     
Project Engineer Perm NTK Construction  N/A  San Francisco, CA Open Until Filled  10/21/21
Intern Engineer Intern

Murphy Structural Engineers

N/A San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled  11/21/21
Project Engineer Perm Murphy Structural Engineer N/A San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 11/21/21

CE/ENVE Department Jobs

If interested in a position listed below, please connect directly with the faculty member. If approved, the faculty member will initiate the hiring process. More information regarding the detailed hiring process, your rights as an ISA (Instruction Student Assistant), and the bargaining unit contract person can be found in the Cal Poly Student Employment Handbook. Job descriptions and minimum qualifications are listed for each of the positions posted.

The pay for these positions is $14/hr for undergraduate students and $15/hr for graduate students. Qualified students must be eligible to work in the U.S., be in good academic standing, meet the minimum qualifications, and be at least a half-time student. Exceptions to the minimum eligibility qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the University.

While there is no official DEADLINE for grader positions, these decisions are typically made within the two weeks of the start of the quarter. The sooner you connect with the faculty, the better. Please address any questions you have about the process to ceenve@calpoly.edu.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

 

CE/ENVE Department Research Jobs

Research opportunities for students to work side by side with department faculty on projects that make a difference. Please connect directly with the faculty member to express interest. 

student project major contact details
Undergraduate Santa Rosa Creek Foundation Summer Research Program Civil Engineering Dr. Stefan Talke
  • These internships are available to develop, build, test, and deploy low-cost water-level sensors in the coastal ocean. The students will be paid $3500 for the summer and will be apart of the scientific research process.
Undergraduate Mineta Transportation Institute grant for Nanomaterial Additives Civil Engineering

Dr. El Badawy,

Dr. Rahim

  • Dr. El Badawy and Dr. Rahim received a grant from Mineta Transportation Institute to develop nanomaterial additives to reduce moisture damage in hot mix asphalt. The student will carry out project tasks.
  • 1 year project that will start in May/June 2021.
Graduate Mineta Transportation Institute grant for Nanomaterial Additives Civil Engineering

Dr. El Badawy,

Dr. Rahim

  • Dr. El Badawy and Dr. Rahim received a grant from Mineta Transportation Institute to develop nanomaterial additives to reduce moisture damage in hot mix asphalt. The student will carry out project tasks.
  • 1 year project that will start in May/June 2021.

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