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.

Career Fair 2022 will be on October 28th, 2022 from 10am-2pm and will take place in the ATL. Our companies from the Industrial Partners Program will be joining! Please contact Sara Leader (sleader@calpoly.edu).

COMPANY DATE
Kiewit Corporation December 1, 2022
Ashley & Vance Engineering January 12, 2023
Lea & Braze January 13, 2023
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger January 19, 2023
Blois Construction January 26, 2023
RGH Geo January 27, 2023
Langan February 2, 2023
Cornerstone February 9, 2023
J.R. Filanc February 10, 2023
Huitt Zollars February 16, 2023
MKN & Associates February 17, 2023
Cannon February 23, 2023
Power Engineering Construction Co. February 24, 2023
ZFA Structural Engineers March 2, 2023
Jacobs March 3, 2023
Water Systems Consulting March 9, 2023
Condon-Johnson March 10, 2023
LA County Public Works TBA

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
Assistant Resident Engineer Full-time CalCareers Any Paso Robles, CA 11/11/22 11/2/22
Landscape Associate Full-time CalCareers Any Santa Barbara, CA Open Until Filled 11/2/22
Student Position Part-time City of Paso Robles Any Paso Robles, CA Open Until Filled 11/7/22
Associate Water Resources Specialist Full-time Contra Costa Water District Any Concord, CA 12/02/22 11/15/22
TMS Maintenance and Operations Branch Chief Full-time State of California, Department of Transportation Any San Luis Obispo, CA 11/30/22 11/16/22
Construction Engineer Full-time CalCareers Any Goleta, CA 12/14/22 11/21/22

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Full-time CalCareers Any San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 11/21/22

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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