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2022 Student Internship (Chile) - Engineering

Requisition ID:  237608

Job Summary

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


Bechtel is seeking Mechanical, Electrical, Civil/Structural, Environmental, Control Systems & Instrumentation, and Chemical Interns for the Santiago Office to support various ongoing projects. Bechtel’s internship program was created to cultivate real-life industry interest based on hands-on experience. Many new university graduate hires began their careers at Bechtel as a student intern.


Our M&M Internship Scheme is open to all undergraduates in the Mechanical, Electrical, Civil/Structural, Environmental, Control Systems & Instrumentation, and Chemical disciplines. During this time you’ll see how our business works and take on tasks that will give you valuable experience – all while having a real impact on our organization. Interns work in multidisciplinary teams and you will have a dedicated supervisor who will be responsible for providing you with a full and busy workload while ensuring we provide you with the best experience possible during your time with us.



Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in conceptual designs, studies and reports.
  • Performs calculations and basic preliminary analyses.
  • Uses computer-aided engineering/computer-aided design (CAE/CAD) tools as directed.
  • Compiles verifies and correlates data relating to engineering problems.
  • Coordinates assigned work with other technical personnel as directed.
  • Assists in the development and verification of project control documents and status reports.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction



Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science degree program in Engineering (Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Chemical, Environmental, or related) from an accredited Chilean University.
  • Basic technical knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods, construction materials, and application of computer-aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.
  • Active student from penultimate/last year of study
  • Right to work and remain in Chile without sponsorship
  • Eligible for an internship work in Chile
  • Intermediate / Advanced English skills
  • Full availability during all program extension – January and February 2021

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.