Internships & Co-ops

Looking for a top-notch internship program? You've found it at Burns & McDonnell!

Every summer we employ freshmen through graduate students in a variety of majors and disciplines.

Interested in a longer-term experience? You may also be able to work for a semester and summer through our cooperative education program.

Internships: A Springboard to Opportunity
Mark Leise knew right away that the Chicago office was the place for him, with great mentoring, varied projects and a chance to move ahead.

What do you get out of the program?

  • A hands-on experience, working side-by-side with knowledgeable professionals.
  • Guidance from an experienced mentor.
  • Development of leadership and communication skills through end-of-term presentations.
  • Community service involvement through each summer's intern philanthropy project. Past examples: a book drive promoting reading and education for elementary through high school students; a food drive for Harvesters.
  • Social events such as bowling, baseball games or barbecues.
  • Networking opportunities with access to key company officers, from division managers to vice presidents - even the CEO.
  • Lunch 'n' Learn sessions that expose you to all our divisions and projects.
  • Opportunity to find a full-time career post-graduation, with a top consulting firm.

To be considered for our internship and co-op program, please complete an application.