The Heritage Group
  • Heritage Research Group
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Intern - Full Time

Heritage Research Group is seeking a qualified student pursuing a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree to join a team of industry and research professionals in the Summer of 2019 as a Pavement Materials Intern. Qualified candidates will have a strong motivation to actively learn in a hands-on laboratory environment and maintain high standards in quality of work in a team-oriented atmosphere.

This opportunity is part of a team of engineers, technicians, and scientists that maintains a focus on pavement materials and testing. The internship is designed to develop practical engineering skills related to pavement engineering.    

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Gain hands-on experience with testing aggregate, asphalt, hot mix asphalt and recycled pavement mixtures
  • Gain proficiency with asphalt mix design lab principles and procedures
  • Assist the team in sampling pavements for recycling mix design
  • Conduct a research project within the scope of the pavement materials team, culminating with a presentation to the Heritage Research Group at the conclusion of the internship

Requirements:

  • College Freshman/Sophomore/Junior actively pursuing a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Engineering Management Technology or related degree
  • An emphasis on construction, materials, geotechnical, or transportation disciplines preferred
  • Interest or experience in materials testing, construction, or research is a plus
  • Must commit to 10-12 week internship

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Development-minded with ability to work independently and within various teams
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Timely, positive and professional work habits
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Work Environment:

  • This position may ask the individual to work safely in some environments with dust and noise
  • This position may ask the following physical requirements: sitting or standing for long periods of time; lifting up to 50 pounds; bending to lift; crouching, kneeling, walking
  • Must be able to pass a background check and physical/drug test

To learn about Heritage Research Group or its parent company, The Heritage Group, please visit http://hrglab.com/rd.html and http://www.thgrp.com/.

Internships at The Heritage Group

The Heritage group and its operating companies provide internships with meaningful experiences.  Students can explore opportunities in and outside their field of study, network with industry professionals, and gain skills and knowledge that will propel them into the workforce.

 Program Highlights:

  • Intensive paid internship
  • Working with industry professionals, making your own contributions
  • Personal and professional development throughout internship, including networking opportunities, social events, site visits, and workshops
  • Mentoring opportunity
  • Present on summer project
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