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City of DeKalb, Summer Engineering Intern – NIU Student

Summer Engineering Intern – NIU Student


The City of DeKalb is partnering with Northern Illinois University (NIU) and offering a summer engineering internship that is grant funded through the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) work grant study program. Candidates must be a full-time, undergraduate student at Northern Illinois University with a permanent residence in Illinois. The Engineering Intern is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in the field of engineering to gain hands-on experience within the field!


Assist with updating engineering records and reports, collecting and tabulating traffic study data, assisting with traffic surveys, and providing contractor oversight. Candidates must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree from NIU, have a valid driver’s license, and a good driving record. College coursework towards an engineering degree preferred.


The Engineering Intern is a temporary, full-time, summer position that will average 35 to 40 hours per week.  The internship is scheduled to run mid-May 2023 to mid-August 2023. Works hours will be agreed upon with the City Engineer and will generally between the hours of 7:30 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.


Pay Rate: $15.50 per hour.


To view the full job description and application Instructions:


Initial Application Review:  March 29, 2023. Position will remain open until filled.



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