Undergraduate Civil Engineer

Dunedin, NZL

Undergraduate Civil Engineer - ( 240002K7 )


Gain experience as a Summer Intern with Stantec and you lay the way open for a rewarding career in engineering with Stantec.

If you are in your second or third year of study at the university studying engineering, engineering science, mathematics, statistics or related qualifications then we want you to apply for an internship with Stantec. This is the perfect opportunity to work across an exciting and broad range of projects!

What we provide

  • 10-week (400 hours) internship with a structured internship program.

  • A starting salary of $27.80 per hour with the potential to progress to a permanent graduate role.

  • Work-life balance including flexible working-from-home arrangements.

  • A work culture that respects opinions and fosters inclusion and diversity.

  • Excellent support including mentors, buddies and networking opportunities to connect with countless business areas.

Scope of work

You will be based in an office in a central location with easy walking or cycling access to many of the Dunedin suburbs. You will be living in a vibrant community where the active lifestyle thrives, with easy access for exploring New Zealand’s stunning southern mountains and lakes. With hiking, surfing, a world class stadium, wildlife, boutique breweries / bustling café scene and mountain biking on your doorstep, you won’t have to travel far to have adventures after work!

Examples of the type of work as part of our team includes:

  • Support our Senior Engineers with 2D and 3D design modelling.

  • State Highway network controls.

  • Implementing effective Traffic Management strategies.

  • Conducting safety audits and ensuring quality standards are met within the management system.

  • Network inspections and analysing data including Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • Participating in drone surveys for data collection.

  • Crash reporting and analysis.

  • Providing support for business cases related to transportation projects.

  • Supervising site activities and ensuring compliance with standards.

  • Contributing to recovery efforts in the Central Hawkes Bay region.

What's included in the Internship Program

Our interns will benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can provide, including:

  • Working on a variety of projects.

  • Access to our global industry network and leaders.

  • Networking opportunities with other ANZ Stantec employees.

  • Exposure to a range of local and global clients.

  • Career learning & development opportunities.

  • Access to the developing professional's network.

  • Pathway to graduate program.

The Learning and Development team will provide opportunities for interns to develop in their careers, covering topics such as:

  • Building Professional Relationships

  • Successful Goal Setting

  • Critical Thinking for More Effective Communication

  • Resilience & Wellbeing in the Workplace

  • Active Listening Skills

  • Managing Your Career Pathway

  • Introduction to Stantec Business Model


Who you are

You'll be as committed as we are to improving the world we live in, seizing the environmental challenges that we all face and coming up with solutions that will benefit generations to come. Our interns demonstrate personal leadership qualities and thrive in an environment in which they are challenged.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • Be in your second or third year of study

  • Preferably have a full clean current driving licence

  • Able to commence work from mid-November 2024 to mid-February 2025 (Flexible)

About Stantec

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


Applications close Sunday - July 28th, 2024

Primary Location : New Zealand-Otago-Dunedin

Organization : BC-3102 Transpt-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Part-time

Job Posting : Jun 30, 2024, 2:19:10 PM

Req ID: 240002K7

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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