Work Placement / Internship

Civil Engineering Industrial Placement

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Jacobs has a long history in the field of water resources. Our services range from the scoping and analysis of potential developments, through construction and commissioning of new resource schemes to the efficient management of established operations. The company has completed contracts in countries throughout the world, working on schemes involving water supply, hydropower, heavy industry, irrigation, fish farming and amenity use.

We currently have an opportunity for a Civil Engineering Intern to join our Water/Waste Water team based in Belfast for a one-year placement. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.


About us.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Under mentorship, support Graduates and Engineers on various civil engineering projects.
  • Preparation of calculations to support design development.
  • Undertake report writing.
  • Prepare Computer Aided Design (CAD), ensuring that design outputs meet the required standards.
  • Support the administration and delivery of projects.
  • Contribute to providing solutions to challenging problems.
  • Meet agreed deadlines.



  • In the penultimate year of study towards an accredited undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Excellent communication, numeracy and IT skills.
  • Ability to produce well-presented reports.
  • Strong problem solving, attention to detail and a desire to come up with practical solutions.
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.


  • An interest in Water/Waste Water.
  • Experience of AutoCAD.

You will join our community of interns under our programme called Jacobs Campus. This new programme will allow you to work with a mentor who will work with you in identifying areas of learning so that when you leave you have a portfolio of learning experiences to make reference to.

There will also be opportunities to network through your community and other networks across Jacobs in various experiences that will be on offer during the one-year placement.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: BI 0008WE
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Belfast
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil

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