Summer Internship: Structural Engineering

Rutherford + Chekene (R+C) is one of the foremost engineering practices in California providing structural and geotechnical engineering. Established in 1960, we are committed to hands-on involvement with our clients and to maintaining a friendly and welcoming in-office atmosphere.

Our new building portfolio includes significant collaborations with internationally acclaimed architects on a variety of building types. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide creative and practical solutions that support great architectural visions. Our services also include seismic evaluations and retrofits of existing buildings. We have many new and exciting projects in the institutional and commercial sectors, both in the U.S. and abroad.

“R+C feels like a family. They did a great job of checking in and making sure we were exposed to a variety of projects.”

— Previous R+C Intern


Interns gain experience in analysis, design, and construction administration and are exposed to a wide variety of engineering tasks. They work under the guidance of senior engineers and with other interns. The intern program includes mentoring, educational seminars, construction site visits, and company social events. This paid intern program lasts for 10 weeks between June and September; exact dates are flexible.




Students should submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and the names and contact information of two structural engineering professor references no later than February 23, 2024. The subject line of the email should read: Structural Internship[Candidate Name].

Please submit applications to:

Ms. Ayse Celikbas, SE, LEED AP

R+C is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our clients ask for proof of COVID vaccination to attend inperson meetings or jobsites, as such our ideal candidate will be ableto meet this requirement.