Current Internships

2023 Internships

Eligible students can apply for paid internship positions, separate from or in addition to, a scholarship. These internships provide valuable on-the-job training, and are a great way to learn new skills and make connections with employers in the field of transportation.

The application process is now closed.

Algonquin Bridge

Available to Undergraduate and graduate students legally allowed to work in Canada
Study fields Civil Engineering

Engineering design support including R&D for Algonquin Bridge (Thorndale, ON) or AIL Soundwalls (Cambridge, ON)

Duration: 16 weeks
Start: May
Location: Thorndale, ON  |  Cambridge, ON

Compensation $22-24/hour

Arcadis IBI Group

Available to Undergraduate and graduate students legally allowed to work in Canada
Study fields Civil Engineering or urban planning students with an interest in transportation. IBI Group has specialties in transportation planning, traffic operations, transit technology, intelligent transportation systems, and road/highway design.

Words like – motivated, enthusiastic, collaborative, independent, willingness to learn and take initiative – describe our ideal student candidate. We have offices located across the GTA (Toronto, Etobicoke, Markham, Waterloo, and Hamilton) as well as in Alberta (Edmonton and Calgary) and British Columbia (Vancouver and Burnaby). Our students work with and learn from motivated industry professionals and play an integral role in projects. We will treat you like any other member of the team and you will be given as much responsibility as you show us you can handle.

Duration: 16 weeks
Start: May
Location: Canada - multiple opportunities

Compensation Depending on year of study and past Co-op/Internship experience, students will be paid between $20-28/hour.

EllisDon Corporation

Available to Undergraduate and college students legally allowed to work in Canada
Study fields Civil Engineering

Field Engineering/Project Coordination

  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent in project administration and field work
  • Provide technical engineering information and interpretation of plans, detail sheets and specifications for contractors
  • Report accurate quantities for labour cost reports and accurately monitor material ledgers to ensure quantities in estimate are sufficient to complete the project
  • Find solutions to conflicts in structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings and specifications and follow-up with consultants and sub-trades to completion
  • Review, interpret and update construction schedules
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date shop drawings, track the status of RFI's, obtain quotations for notices of change, update and assemble as-built documents
  • Perform layout work competently, accurately and efficiently
  • Coordinate inspections, inspect falsework and monitor installation of rebar to ensure conformance to structural drawings
  • Ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications and design instruction

Duration: 17 weeks
Start: May
Location: Toronto
Multiple locations within the GTA

Compensation Our rates are based on how many terms a student has completed in the past. For example, students completing their first term will get paid $22/hour.

Guild Electric Ltd.

Available to Undergraduate and college students legally allowed to work in Canada
Study fields  

The Electrical Estimator will be able to produce a complete electrical take-off from engineered electrical drawings and specifications.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Project Manager with the timely completion of projects, including preparing documents, communication with General Contractors and monitoring project progress.

Duration: Full time summer semester
Start: May-September
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Compensation To be determined

LEA Consulting

Available to Graduate students legally allowed to work in Canada
Study fields Civil Engineering
Description Transportation Analyst Intern

In this role, your duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Contributing to a variety of transportation engineering studies which include Parking Demand and Management, Transportation Demand Management, Active Transportation, Traffic Impact Studies, Corridor Studies, and Major Transit Station Areas, using a variety of transportation modelling and design software.
  • Conducting warrant analyses for a variety of transportation infrastructures including traffic signals, stop-controls, pedestrian crossovers, and turning lanes.
  • Collecting, analyzing, interpreting traffic data, and conducting assessments of multi-modal levels of service to assess traffic impact and contribute to strategies and sustainable transportation solutions.
  • Conducting travel demand forecasting, traffic modelling and graphical presentation.
  • Undertaking transit and traffic operational assessments and priority assessments.
  • Maintaining complete analysis of calculations records, statistical methods and project reports.
  • Assisting in research, summarizing technical findings for clients, stakeholders and authorities having jurisdictions, through the preparation of reports, memos, and presentations.
  • Other exciting transportation-related tasks as assigned.

  • Undergraduate degree in a Transportation-related study.
  • Interest to continue your career in Transportation engineering, planning and/or design.
  • Proficiency in numbers and standard MS Office Software (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented, and good problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the Transportation Analysis/Modelling software (Synchro, SimTraffic, Emme, VISSIM, AIMSUN, TORUS).
  • Knowledge of one or more of the Transportation Design software (AutoCAD/AutoTURN, Civil3D, MicroStation, Inroads) is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of transportation engineering principles and jurisdictional design guidelines (e.g. TAC, MTO, OPSD, AODA), as well as provincial and municipality design standards, is an asset.
  • Familiarity with the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) transportation network is an asset.

Duration: 16 weeks
Start: May
Location: Markham/Toronto

Compensation $18-25/hour

WSP Canada Inc.

Available to Undergraduate, graduate and college students legally allowed to work in Canada
Study fields Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering,  Environmental & Social Sciences, Environmental Engineering
Description WSP has a multinational geotechnical and environmental consulting services.  Internship programs would work with our professionals in  planning, environmental and social design, geotechnical, pavement and material engineering for the development of transportation infrastructure. 

Duration: 13-70 weeks
Start: Year round
Location: Multiple Ontario-based locations

Compensation $18+/hour