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! The presentation takes place from 11:10 pm – 12:00 pm and lunch is provided.

Submit your resume at the link below and sign up for one or all of our upcoming Company Days located in room 13-117!

Questions? Please contact ceenve@calpoly.edu.

Company Days Calendar

Company Date
Fall 2024 schedule coming soon!
Fall 2024

Careers 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
Structural Engineering Intern Intern Parsons Corporation Any Denver, CO and Los Angeles, CA Open Until Filled 8/8/23
Civil Engineering Intern Intern Parsons Corporation Any Oakland, California Open Until Filled 8/23/23
Entry Level Civil Engineer – Highways and Roads Perm GHD Transportation San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 1/31/24
Graduate Water Resource Engineer Perm GHD Water San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 1/31/24
Water Resource Engineer/Project Manager Perm GHD Water San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 1/31/24
Fall 2024 Engineering Intern – Heavy Civil Construction Intern Traylor Bros., Inc Any CA, TX, LA, IN, NJ, WA, FL 6/1/24 2/7/24
Fall 2024 Engineering Intern – Underground Construction and Tunneling Intern Traylor Bros., Inc Any CA, TX, VA 6/1/24 2/7/24
Civil Engineering Assistant Perm Los Angeles County Public Works Civil Alhambra, CA Open Until Filled 2/7/24
Civil Engineering Manager Perm Omni Design Civil, Land Development & Public Works San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 2/22/24
Land Surveyor Perm Omni Design Any San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 2/22/24
Water Resources Engineer Perm Lytle Water Solutions, LLC Water Lakewood, CO Open Until Filled 3/6/24
Civil Engineering Internship 2025 – Office or Construction Intern U.S Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Any Lakewood, CO 1/31/25 3/22/24
Entry- Level Civil Engineering Program Perm U.S Department of Transportation – Federal Highway Any Lakewood, CO Open Until Filled 3/22/24
Water Resources Intern Intern ARI Water Resource Intern Water Resources Los Angeles County Open Until Filled 3/26/24
Hunter Pacific Cost Estimator Intern Intern Hunter Pacific Group Any Remote, San Diego, CA Open Until Filled 4/15/24
Design Engineer – Structural Perm Morris Shafer Engineering, LLP Structural San Carlos, CA Open Until Filled 4/15/24
Structural Engineering – Internship Intern Morris Shafer Engineering, LLP Structural  San Carlos, CA Open Until Filled 4/15/24
Engineer at Wood Rodgers Perm Wood Rodgers Water Oakland, CA Open Until Filled 4/15/24
Structural Engineer Perm Catena Consulting Engineers Structural Portland, OR Open Until Filled 4/15/24
Structural Engineer Internship Intern Catena Consulting Engineers Structural Portland, OR Open Until Filled 4/15/24
Civil Engineer – Multiple Positions Perm Contech Engineered Solutions Civil Various Locations, OH Open Until Filled 4/17/24
Land Surveying Technician I Perm MBS Land Surveys Any San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 4/19/24
Engineering Assistant I/II Perm City of Monterey Any Monterey, CA Open Until Filled 4/19/24
Student Assistant – Structural Engineering Branch Intern Department of Water Resources – Division of Engineering Structural Sacramento, CA Open Until Filled 5/08/24
Water Resource Control Engineer – Multiple Openings Perm Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Water San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 5/10/24
Transportation Intern – Multiple Intern City of San Luis Obispo Transportation San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 5/13/24
Entry Level Design Engineer Perm PLSA Any San Diego, CA Open Until Filled 5/14/24
Water Resource Control Engineer Perm State Water Resources Control Board Any Sacramento, CA 5/31/24 5/20/24
Area Bridge Maintenance Engineer Perm Caltrans Transportation, Civil Alameda County 5/31/24 5/23/24
Entry Level Engineer Perm NMG Geotechnical, Inc. Geo, Civil Irvine, CA Open Until Filled 5/23/24
Staff Engineer/Scientist Perm Trihydro Any San Luis Obispo or Santa Barbara, CA Open Until Filled 5/23/24
Civil Engineering Intern – PT General Technician Internship City of Lompoc Any Lompoc, CA 6/30/24 5/28/24
Founding Engineer – Hybrid/Part-Time Perm HortiTech Any Los Angeles, CA Open Until Filled 5/30/24
Caltrans District 5 Civil Engineering Student Assistant Intern Caltrans Civil San Luis Obispo, CA 6/17/24 6/10/24
Binational Program Intern Intern Great Basin Institute Any Remote Open Until Filled 6/10/24
San Luis Obispo County Public Works – Intern – Apply Here Intern SLO County Public Works Any San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 6/11/24
California Water Boards – Intern Intern Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Any San Luis Obispo, CA Open Until Filled 6/11/24
Caltrans District 5 – Transportation Engineers and Assistant Resident Engineers Perm Caltrans Any San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Monterey, and Santa Cruz, CA 7/10/24 6/12/24
Student Assistant – Wastewater
Intern State Water Resources Control Board Any San Luis Obispo County, CA 6/25/24 6/14/24

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 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.

STUDENTPROJECTMAJORCONTACTDETAILS
UndergraduateSanta Rosa Creek Foundation Summer Research ProgramCivil EngineeringDr. 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.
UndergraduateMineta Transportation Institute grant for Nanomaterial AdditivesCivil 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.
GraduateMineta Transportation Institute grant for Nanomaterial AdditivesCivil 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.
UndergraduateCorrosion ResearchanyDr. Long Wang
  • Designed experimental procedures to investigate corrosion damage development and have used machine learning techniques to automate damage detection based on images.