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A GOOD FOUNDATION IS the KEY to success

Work with and learn from respected employee-owners across multiple construction disciplines who are passionate about your success (yes, yours!).

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Why become an intern?

real projects, real impact

Imagine working side-by-side with construction leaders in your field of study. Imagine gaining intensive hands-on experience while working on multi-million dollar construction projects.

Now, imagine yourself in a paid Austin internship.

An internship at Austin provides you with on-the-job experience with one of the nation’s leading construction companies. You’ll learn from industry experts, build transferrable skills, and prepare for your future.

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eligibility requirements

To be eligible for an internship at Austin, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. college, university, or higher education program
  • Entering your junior or senior year
  • For Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial, you should be working toward a degree in one of these related fields: Construction, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering
  • For Accounting-based internships, you should be working toward a degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Be available for placement from late May to early August (12 weeks)

NOTE: For students seeking a semester-long internship, we offer placements in the spring and fall semesters.

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internships at austin

our internship program

Internships at Austin are typically a 12-week summer exeprience and a prime opportunity for college students to begin developing their career. Summer placements run from June-August.

Watch the video to hear from Austin interns about their internship experience.

YOU’ll be in great company

Working alongside construction professionals and fellow students from schools across the U.S., you’ll gain valuable skills and experience, as well as lasting connections to help you build your career.

Look for Austin at one of these career events:

University of Houston

Feb 7, 2023
1-5P; Hilton University of Houston

University of Florida

Feb 7, 2023
9A-1P; Stephen C. O'Connell Center

Auburn University

Feb 7, 2023
10A-4P; Hotel at Auburn University/Dixon Conf. Center

Kansas State University

Feb 14, 2023
12-5P; K-State Engineering Complex

Texas Tech University

Feb 15, 2023
10A-4P; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

Prairie View A&M University

Feb 15, 2023
9A-12:30P; Archie-Kennedy Building/Fabrication Center

University of Houston at Clear Lake

Feb 16, 2023
1:30-4P; Campus Recreation & Wellness Center

Texas A&M University

Feb 16, 2023
10A-4P; Brazos County Expo Complex

University of Central Florida

Feb 20, 2023
4:30-7:30P; UCF Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

Arizona State University

Feb 21, 2023
10A-3:30P; College Avenue Commons Building (CAVC)

University of Dallas

Feb 21, 2023
4-6P | SB Hall 122

Texas State University

Feb 23, 2023
1-4P; LBJ Student Center

University of Oklahoma

Feb 23, 2023
3-6P; Thurman J. White Forum Building

University of Houston

Feb 23, 2023
11A-2P; UH Student Center

Lamar University

Mar 7, 2023
12-2P; Setzer Student Center

Collin College

Mar 23, 2023
5-7P; Trade Bar C at Technical Campus - Allen

ABOUT Austin

find your place—we’ve got room

Austin Industries is one of the nation’s largest, most diversified construction companies. Powered by more than 7,000 employee-owners, Austin provides premier civil, commercial, and industrial construction services through the expertise of our operating companies: Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Straight from the source - Austin interns share their insights about the value of an Austin summer internship.

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The importance of being an intern and taking the lessons back to school... I feel it's going to be really beneficial."

Enrique Estrada

Employee owner since:
Texas A&M University

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OUR VALUES SET US APART

Safety

Our moral commitment to zero incidents empowers everyone to ensure the safest possible work environment.

Service

Austin cultivates the highest level of service to our customers, employee-owners, community, and industry.

Integrity

We hold ourselves accountable to uncompromised moral and ethical principles and trustworthiness in all we do.

Ownership

As a 100% employee-owned company, each of us has a vested interest in Austin's success: We Own It!

ENGINEER YOUR FUTURE. BUILD SOMETHING GREAT.

Have questions about internships at Austin? Reach out to our Internships team to learn more.

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