2024 Summer Civil Engineer Assistant

Internships Portland, Oregon


BKF is looking for civil engineering interns in multiple offices! 

BKF is searching for civil engineering interns with strong technical abilities, who express an interest in land development project design, transportation project design, or water resources and are able to work with a team of engineers on small and large projects. We are looking for interns in our Portland, Oregon office!  


  • Geometric calculations and plotting (cross-sections, profiles, etc.)
  • Routine hydraulics calculations
  • Site grading calculations and plotting
  • Computer and CAD systems usage
  • Research/data collection from public agencies


  • Currently enrolled in B.S. Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited curriculum or equivalent plus appropriate continuing education.
  • 1-2 years of specific civil engineering classes and/or other internship related experience.
  • Must have strong communication skills and be team-oriented.

What makes BKF a great choice?

  • The chance to work on iconic West Coast projects
  • Inclusive and engaging company culture
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development, training, and mentorship
  • Company-funded retirement plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Employee wellness program
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule
  • Outstanding teams of supportive and hard-working professionals
  • Hourly pay range: $19.20 - $30.21

Workplace Awards:

  • We’re proud to be a 2024 - 2025 "Great Place To Work" certified company!
  • BKF Engineers wins Zweig Group’s 2023 Trifecta Award
  • Zweig "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2023
  • Bay Area News Group "Top Work Place” for 7 years in a row!
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8 years