Jacobs Intern- Planning in Austin, Texas

Intern- Planning


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Internship positions at Jacobs provide college students an opportunity to gain real-world experience in specific area of study. Working in a fast-paced, professional setting provides interns with invaluable experiences applying the knowledge and skills learned through education in a business environment. While working along side and in support of a group of world-class professionals in your chosen field of study.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with preparing environmental documents and reports (EISs, EAs, CEs) in compliance with various environmental laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Clean Water Act, Section 4(f), Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, etc.

  • May use computer-assisted engineering software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.

  • Collects and prepares data for evaluation.

  • Assisting in the coordination of projects from conception (feasibility) through final plan preparations.

  • Providing support to Planning staff members as needed


  • During the Fall 2018 Semester, candidates must be enrolled in at least their junior year within a Planning degree curriculum

  • GPA of at least a 3.0 is required

  • Must attending university within a daily commutable distance of Austin and able to work at least 15 hours per week

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management.

  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision.

  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • One year of previous internship on planning projects is preferred

  • Previous experience of NEPA is preferred.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Austin

Travel No

Req ID: BI 00042U