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
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Stantec
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Technical Builders
Thursday, April 11, 2024
LA County Public Works
Thursday, April 18, 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.

POSITIONINTERN/PERMCOMPANYSPECIALTYLOCATIONDEADLINE TO APPLYDATE POSTED
Structural Engineering InternInternParsons CorporationAnyDenver, CO and Los Angeles, CAOpen Until Filled8/8/23
Civil Engineering InternInternParsons CorporationAnyOakland, CaliforniaOpen Until Filled8/23/23
Transportation Student InternInternConsor EngineersHighway/Roadway DesignSan Luis Obispo, CA3/15/241/31/24
Transportation Student InternInternConsor EngineersHighway/Roadway DesignRancho Cordova, CA3/15/241/31/24
Roadway Engineering DesignerPermConsor EngineersHighway/Roadway DesignSan Luis Obispo, CA3/15/241/31/24
Entry Level Civil Engineer – Highways and RoadsPermGHDTransportationSan Luis Obispo, CAOpen Until Filled1/31/24
Graduate Water Resource EngineerPermGHDWaterSan Luis Obispo, CAOpen Until Filled1/31/24
Water Resource Engineer/Project ManagerPermGHDWaterSan Luis Obispo, CAOpen Until Filled1/31/24
Field Engineer 1 – Heavy CivilPermTraylor Bros., IncHeavy CivilCA, TX, LA, IN, NJ, WA, FL5/1/242/7/24
Field Engineer 1 – Underground Construction & TunnelingPermTraylor Bros., IncConstructionCA, TX, VA5/1/242/7/24
Summer 2024 Engineering Intern – Heavy Civil ConstructionInternTraylor Bros., IncAnyCA, TX, LA, IN, NJ, WA, FL3/1/242/7/24
Fall 2024 Engineering Intern – Heavy Civil ConstructionInternTraylor Bros., IncAnyCA, TX, LA, IN, NJ, WA, FL6/1/242/7/24
Fall 2024 Engineering Intern – Underground Construction and TunnelingInternTraylor Bros., IncAnyCA, TX, VA6/1/242/7/24
Summer 2024 Engineering Intern – Underground Construction and TunnelingInternTraylor Bros., IncAnyCA, TX, VA3/1/242/7/24
Civil Engineering AssistantPermLos Angeles County Public WorksCivilAlhambra, CAOpen Until Filled2/7/24
Project Engineer InternInternTruebeckConstructionSF Bay Area, CA5/1/242/7/24
Project EngineerPermTruebeckConstructionSF Bay Area, CA5/1/242/7/24
Project EngineerPerm & InternTechnical BuildersConstructionSan Jose, CA4/30/242/7/24
Field EngineerPerm & InternTechnical BuildersConstructionSan Jose, CA4/30/242/7/24
Rotational EngineerPermGranite ConstructionHeavy CivilCentral Coast of California & VariousApply ASAP2/7/24
Safety InternInternGranite ConstructionHeavy CivilBakersfield, CAApply ASAP2/15/24
Equipment InternInternGranite ConstructionHeavy CivilBakersfield, CAApply ASAP2/15/24
Quality Engineer InternInternGranite ConstructionHeavy CivilBuellton or Bakersfield, CAApply ASAP2/15/24
Environmental EngineerPermGranite ConstructionHeavy CivilBakersfield, CAApply ASAP2/15/24
Quality EngineerPermGranite ConstructionHeavy CivilBuellton, Lancaster, or Bakersfield, CAApply ASAP2/15/24
Civil Engineering ManagerPermOmni DesignCivil, Land Development & Public WorksSan Luis Obispo, CAOpen Until Filled2/22/24
Land SurveyorPermOmni DesignAnySan Luis Obispo, CAOpen Until Filled2/22/24
Career Development Program – Recent GradsPermCentral Federal Lands Highway DivisionTransportationLakewood, CO & Various Locations5/1/242/22/24
Summer InternInternKimley-HornTransportationLos Angeles, CA5/1/242/29/24
Summer InternInternKimley-HornTransportationOrange County, CA3/31/242/29/24
Civil Engineering AnalystPermKimley HornTransportationSacramento, CA3/31/242/29/24
Civil Engineering AnalystPermKimley-HornTransportationLong Beach, CA3/31/242/29/24
Civil Engineering AnalystPermKimley-HornTransportationSan Diego, CA3/31/242/29/24

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.