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Student Intern - Electrical

Trade, VA


We have an excellent opportunity for a college or graduate school student for a paid summer internship in the summer of 2020 in our Alexandria, VA office. The summer internship is approximately 12 weeks in length beginning mid-May through mid-August (depending on your schedule).

HGA is a full-service planning and design firm of nearly 900 professionals offering planning, engineering, architecture and interior design services in 10 offices. Our nationally recognized, integrated team of experts brings a highly collaborative and transparent approach that ensures the success of clients’ projects.

The summer internship offers exposure to a variety of engineering experiences and tasks including, but not limited to, supporting aesthetically pleasing lighting designs with technically competent analysis, designing the power distribution and/or lighting design for commercial, institutional or healthcare facilities, performing electrical engineering design calculations, researching code issues and working with City, State and County officials, as well as analyzing reports, drawings, tests, and other data to plan and design work, using engineering and design software to complete your work.

Applicants must be pursuing an engineering degree in Architectural Engineering (with an emphasis on electrical systems) or a degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program, and must be entering junior year or higher of undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in grad school.

Skills required:

Knowledge of electrical analysis software (i.e. ETAP, Easy Power, Dapper / Captor) and AGI and/or Visual Pro required. Knowledge of Revit is preferred. GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred.

To apply:

  • Submit a resume in PDF format indicating degree program, anticipated degree completion date, and GPA.
  • Attach a work sample of not more than 6 pages and 10 MB. If you are including group projects in your portfolio, please indicate your role on the project.