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Summer Intern (Technology / Engineering) in Chicago, IL at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We currently have an opportunity for a Summer Intern to join our Information and Communication Technology (ICT) team in our Chicago, IL Office.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting for a valuable learning experience as an intern. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Summer Intern (Technology/ Engineering)

Internship Responsibilities

As an intern you will support our engineering teams working towards our designs that are inspiring, demanding and highly collaborative.  You will learn from others, and they will expect to learn from you. You will share in the responsibility, rewards and recognition of producing truly innovative solutions and complete client satisfaction. The pace is fast and the camaraderie is close.

Some responsibilities include: 

  • Assist engineers in preparing design documentation
  • Prepare AutoCAD and Revit drawings of technology systems such as audio visual, security, telecom and IT
  • Assist engineers with design calculations and sizing building technology systems
  • Assist engineers with field investigations and construction site visits to observe

Summer Intern (Technology/ Engineering)

Internship Requirements

The ideal candidate will enjoy a team environment and also flexible enough to work independently where needed. Candidates for this role will be eager to learn and will expand their knowledge and hands on experience by challenging themselves and using the highly technical resources around them.

Additional job requirements:

  • Pursing a bachelor’s degree from accredited university in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Must be at a minimum in your second year
  • Previous engineering internship or co-op experience, a huge plus
  • Experience or basic knowledge of AutoCAD / REVIT, is a plus
  • Proficient and/or knowledge in design and calculation software; MS Office Suite

Summer Intern (Technology/ Engineering)


As an employee with Syska Hennessy, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

Join us this summer to prepare for your career as an Engineer. Once you graduate, jump start your fulltime job search by joining Syska Hennessy Group and our EDT program.

About the EDT Program

Our Company is committed to developing engineers into respected technical experts and versatile business leaders. In keeping with that aim, recent graduates interested in our Engineering Development Training (EDT) program can expect to participate in an accelerated, but thorough training curriculum. This curriculum will teach not only the technical aspects of our profession, but industry specific business aspects as well. Our senior engineers will work closely with each participant to foster a strong mentor/apprentice relationship.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide our full time employees with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs, including in-house flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional Development incentive bonuses
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Flexible summer work schedules
  • Opportunities through partnerships and internal networks for community outreach
  • Monthly transit/parking stipend
  • Monthly business phone stipend, if applicable

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