Project Management and Support Intern

Requisition ID:  5944

Washington, DC, US, 20059

An internship position for an eager and inspired student enrolled at Howard University or Georgetown University. This position will support ENGIE’s D.C. Streetlighting Project, currently the largest streetlighting modernization project in the country. This public private partnership will modernize 75,000+ streetlights across D.C., reduce energy use by over 50%, improve equity of energy services, and extend wifi coverage in underserved neighborhoods.


Ideal candidates will be with in the following majors: Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management; Operations and Information Management; Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil & Environmental); Business, Management, Marketing and Support; or Management, Leadership and Innovation.


The internship work term will be from on or around May 15 – on or around August 15, 2023, 15 hours per week minimum. Additional hours/weeks may be available based on business needs and will be discussed in advance with your supervisor. 



What you’ll do:

  • Assist the Project Management Team in all necessary aspects of the project execution
  • Areas of possible work assignment include feasibility assessments, developing approval documentation, assisting in the procurement of design and construction services, reviewing design plans, and attending design meetings
  • Potential project work will cover city streetlighting infrastructure upgrades, expansion planning and implementation and engineering acumen to support similar areas
  • Provide support to project management in matters of progress, coordination, entitlement and interpretation of contract documents
  • Support the scheduling, movement, and related logistics for project materials and labor
  • Assist in regular site inspections and site meetings to determine the status of the tasks, to assist with the coordination of the works and to provide input to solve technical problems
  • Apply QA / QC requirements according to field quality program, Installation & Testing programs, and plans, working closely with QA / QC members of the Project Management Team
  • Ensure that work follows applicable codes, statutory regulations and specifications
  • Assist in the implementation of all quality control procedures for all construction and erection activities to the specifications of the contract agreement
  • Attend safety walks and log safety items in the field
  • Maintain and coordinate the Project documentation
  • Perform other duties as assigned


What you bring:

  • Minimum of 2 years of completed course work within the programs listed above or equivalent degree program required.
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Junior or Senior candidates preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Currently enrolled student at Howard University or Georgetown University
  • Desire to gain knowledge of municipal lighting infrastructure projects
  • Interest to learn Remeasure / Quantity Contracts and Lump Sum Contracts as relating to engineering and construction of industrial projects
  • Keen interest in learning the relationship of engineering principles to engineering scheduling and execution processes
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking abilities
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Effective interpersonal and collaborative skills in a matrix and multi-cultural environment


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Could involve some lifting / up to 50 lbs
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions 
  • Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $20.00-$30.00 USD, hourly
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. 


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Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Internship
Job Type: 
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC