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Parsons Corporation Civil/Environmental Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

Ready to advance your education and have the opportunity to work on large-scale engineering and environmental projects? Parsons is now accepting applications for an Engineering Co-op Student with great attention to detail and ready to join a rapidly growing team. This Fall internship would be based out of the Parsons Boston office.

Parsons's extensive experience in this field, combined with your willingness to work hard will propel your career and opportunities forward. We need our interns to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills

In this role, under the direction of a degreed engineer, you will perform a variety of basic to moderately difficult engineering support assignments requiring a fundamental knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques. The co-op student at this level typically takes engineering notes, specifications, rough sketches, etc., and formalizes them into working drawings. Assignments are designed to develop a practical knowledge of equipment, facilities, and systems, and their interrelationships within a particular engineering discipline.


  • Assists with a variety of civil engineering tasks to complete remedial designs for hazardous and solid waste projects including barrier walls (slurry techniques, sheet piles), sediment remediation, landfill, excavation, and solidification projects.

  • Assist in developing design drawings and writing technical specifications.

  • Take part in providing construction oversight, construction quality assurance, and field engineering field assignments.

  • Assist with the development of grading plans and perform engineering calculations (such as stormwater analysis).

  • Work effectively and collaboratively with the project team.

  • Candidate must also implement behavior-based safety tools to achieve incident-free operations (no personal injuries, property damage, or environmental releases) for both the client and Parsons.


Must be enrolled in an engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university and have completed typically 1+ year of studies in a major Engineering discipline (e.g., Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.).

Relevant coursework required

Literate in PC software, with a working knowledge of CAD, and other computer software used to complete design assignments.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$20.63 - $36.11

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as 401K!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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