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College Intern

for Land Stewardship and Infrastructure

Ideal candidates will a willingness to learn, contribute to and participate in the activities of the business to learn the craft of Civil Engineering as practiced by a local firm.


Line and Grade is a civil engineering and land-use consulting firm.  We are a small interdisciplinary team of dedicated, passionate, and creative professionals who love to explore the limits of what our profession can offer. Our fundamental goal is to invest our work in common ground, common spaces, and in alignment with clients who see the landscape as a shared resource – no matter who owns it. Our work is primarily (but not exclusively) in Central Virginia. We specialize in assisting local agencies, institutions, and development partners with informed expertise to build projects that last, and which will be of tangible benefit to the communities they serve.

Job Description

  • Willingness to work with the team on a myriad of tasks related to civil engineering

  • Assist the Project Manager to work toward specific engineering design and calculation based project tasks

  • Dialogue and participate with engineering team to make engineering/design decisions based on informed inputs and professional judgment

  • Self-Starter and ability to work independently from time-to-time

  • Assist with monitoring and supervising construction projects

  • Capable to communicate technical matters with internal team

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ideal candidates will be a student working toward a BS or MS in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Basic understanding of AutoCAD

  • Familiarity with, and willingness to advance in, analysis programs (Excel, Hydrology software, etc.)

  • Exhibit perseverance in professional work and a willingness to solve complex design challenges

How to Apply

Please send an application and cover letter tailored to this position. Introduce yourself to us as a colleague. Give us some examples of how you’ve contributed to design challenges in the past. We value great communication, so please do take your time with the application, and allow it to represent you, both where you have been and where you are headed.  And keep things brief and to-the-point.  Email:

What to Expect

You can expect a mindful on-boarding process with structured ramp-up time. You can expect a team that listens. You can expect to be counted on and the freedom to do your best work. We are building a business that has unparalleled delivery for civil engineering designs and ideas. We are looking for people who want to contribute to this vision and desire to build a career within our team.

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