Water/Wastewater Engineer Internship – Springfield, Illinois

Water/Wastewater Engineer Internship – Springfield, Illinois

This position will work directly with licensed Civil and Senior Civil Engineers to gain on-the-job experience in Civil Engineering.  This is a Summer Internship that could progress into a full time position after graduation.

WHKS strives to provide a flexible, supportive, and collaborative workplace where individuals can utilize and develop their strengths and pursue their interests in Civil Engineering.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform modeling and design of wastewater treatment and collection, and water treatment, storage, and distribution systems
  • Prepare engineering plans, specifications, and other contract documents for the design of water/wastewater systems including distribution and collection mains, lift stations, siphons, and treatment facilities
  • Prepare design calculations and technical reports
  • Observe construction projects related to collection, distribution, storage, and treatment systems


  • Must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering degree program or closely related program
  • Senior as of Fall Semester 2022 is preferred
  • Junior as of Fall Semester 2022 is required
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Excellent computer and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required