Internships, Part-Time Jobs, Student Research

December 2016

College Internships Posted on Portal

The New Mexico Workforce Solutions and Higher Education departments announced a portal to connect college students looking for internships with employers.

The portal is free and available to all NM college students.

Posted March 16, 2017

KaTO Summer Studio 2017 – Design4Dominican

KaTO is a design/build studio in Richmond, VA, which engages students of architecture & design, engineering, and building construction to design social projects in developing countries. During the summer of 2017, the team will design a school for a community in La Romana, Dominican Republic, and travel to the Dominican Republic to visit the community and immerse in the culture.

Flyer                      KaTO Introduction

KaTO Summer Studio 2017 – VistaBella

KaTO is an architecture studio which engages students of architecture & design, engineering, and building construction to design social projects in developing countries. During the summer of 2017, the team will design a health clinic and community center for Vista Bella, a community near Monterrey, Mexico. The project will take place concurrently with the previously promoted Design4Dominican studio.

Flyer           KaTO Introduction

Posted March 2, 2017

Bohannan Huston Summer Internship – Albuquerque and Las Cruces

You have spent all year in the classroom, now it's time to put it to practical application with Bohannan Huston. ThisBe a part of BHI's long and successful history of providing sustainable engineering solutions for our clients.  We offer the full set of civil engineering planning and design expertise for water and wastewater, private development, structures, traffic and transportation, and municipal projects.  You can be involved in projects from beginning to end with out in-office design staff and our construction engineering experts who are responsible for field administration and inspection.  Our civil engineering strength is additionally complemented by our ability to provide mechanical and electrical engineering design. Positions may be in any one of our groups or offices. 

Candidates must be earning a degree in civil engineering, have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and include a cover letter indicating an area of interest.  An EI certification is a plus.

A background check will be run on all final candidates. Bohannan Huston is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Deadline to apply is April 25, 2017.

Posted March 2, 2017

Graduate Student Research Program with Department of Energy

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program (2017 Solicitation 1). Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Tuesday May 16, 2017.

The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program and online application can be found at

Posted February 23, 2017

Department of Energy Summer Internships

The Department of Energy (DOE) and Office of Environmental Management (EM) are offering summer internships to current undergraduate and graduate students attending a Minority Serving Institution.  Eligible candidates must be enrolled in a STEM discipline.


  • Be a US citizen
  • Be working toward a degree in STEM (Science, technology, engineering, or mathematics)
  • Have a minimum undergraduate or graduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

When & Where:

  • Summer start dates vary between May 15 & June 5, and are 10 weeks in duration
  • Research internships available at all six national labs

o    Argonne National Laboratory (Illinois)

o    Idaho National Laboratory (Idaho)

o    Los Alamos National Laboratory (New Mexico)

o    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Tennessee)

o    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Washington)

o    Savannah River National Laboratory (South Carolina)

  • Application Deadline: March 20, 2017


  • Selected candidates will be compensated by either a stipend or salary, and may include one round trip domestic travel to and from the host laboratory. Stipends and salaries will be commensurate with cost of living at the location of the host laboratory. Housing information will be provided to interns prior to arrival at the host laboratory, and will vary from lab to lab.

For the full list of internships and eligibility; visit our website at:

Questions? Contact . To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

Posted February 23, 2017

Job Title: Project Engineer Intern (Paid position)


K. Barnett & Sons, Inc.

2405 W 7th Street

Clovis, NM


When: Summer 2017


K. Barnett and Sons, Inc. (KBS), a General Contractor in Eastern New Mexico is seeking a Project Engineer Intern who is in their freshman, sophomore or junior year.  KBS has been in business for over 65 years with a great reputation for building all types of diverse and complex civil projects.  KBS values its employees as the most important assets in the company, and treats them with respect and compensates them accordingly.


This individual should be highly motivated and be able to grow into becoming a project engineer and basic estimating.  Skills of this individual should include; good communication, ability to learn to read plans and specifications, learn scheduling, cost control, and project margin analysis.


Maria Smith

HR Manager

(575) 762-4407


Please send resume and any other pertinent information to our HR Manager at her email address with the subject line: Engineer Internship. For any other questions, please feel free to call.

Posted February 7, 2017

Nonlinear Mechanics and Dynamics (NOMAD) Research Institute for Graduate Students

NOMAD seeks to address research challenges in the field of nonlinear mechanics and dynamics by forming diverse teams of M.S. and Ph.D. students from the U.S. and abroad. This year we are recruiting a total of 18 to 24 graduate students in Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace and other related engineering disciplines. Each student will be matched with one of the six technical projects based on their interests. At the conclusion of the institute, the groups are expected to publish their results at an appropriate conference.

See attached flyer for additional information.

Posted February 6, 2017

McNair Research Opportunity Program

Are you interested in going to graduate school to earn a Master’s Degree or Ph.D?

Do you want to get paid to conduct research?

The application for our 2017-2018 McNair and ROP cohorts will open February 1, 2017 at The deadline is April 15, 2017. Our fully online application has been streamlined to make it easier to apply.


Undergraduate students with at least 60 credits by Fall 2017 and a 3.0 cumulative GPA are encouraged to apply. Other eligibility requirements listed on application. Apply soon, while we still have openings!

Program Benefits and Services:

·      Summer Research Stipend of up to $2800

·      Paid Travel Opportunities

·      Scholars conduct a research project under the guidance of a professor

·      Monthly Seminars and intensive advisement prepare students for research and application to graduate school

·      Graduate Record Exam (GRE) prep course

·      Successful McNair Scholars are recruited by graduate schools nationwide

·      Our scholars receive graduate school application fee waivers

·      McNair Participants emerge from the program prepared for the rigors of graduate school

·      All the above, and much more!

If you have any questions about this program please call 277-5491 or email

All the best,

Ricardo Romero, Director

McNair Scholars Program &

Research Opportunity Program

MSC 06-3840, Mesa Vista Hall 3019 

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001


Posted February 2, 2017

Internship with Jaynes Corporation

Any students interested should forward their resume to

Matt Anderson

Project Management Director – Albuquerque

Jaynes Corporation

office 505-345-8591

cell 505-366-1284

Posted January 3, 2017

Internship Opportunity

Civil Engineering, Constuction Engineering, and Construction Management students, who are juniors, seniors, or graduate students and who qualify can participate in a 3 month paid internship position with a local engineering company.  Contact Nada Abdelhack at for more information or come to the Engineering Student Services Office in Centennial 2080 to learn more.

Posted January 19, 2017


Dennis Engineering