Internships

 

Internship Program

 

Please click the following to open Internship Documents.

*Company Internship Handbook

*Overview of Internship Experience Template

Required Components

A Construction Management internship is with a residential, commercial, civil or industrial construction company that demonstrates professionalism and provides experiences in the following areas. Interns are to be exposed to management and leadership with no more than 20% of their time devoted to production/labor on the project site.

 

 Management Principles
 Cost Accounting and Analysis
 Labor Resource Management
 Organizational Behavior
 Cost Estimating and Bidding
 Project Planning, Scheduling, and Time Control
 Project Organization and Supervision
 Interpretation and Use of Construction Documents
 Construction Safety
 Construction Materials and Methods
 Software Applications
 Quality Control and Inspection
 Construction Equipment
 Written and Verbal Communication

 

Companies will complete the Overview of Internship Experience (template on www.unkcm.org under tab “Internships”) which includes defining how these components will be addressed during the internship experience. Internships are approved by the CM Program and Internship Director based upon these components. The Overview of Internship Experience should be

 

The internship is 12 full weeks, working full-time (with Memorial Day and Fourth of July off).  Interns must work at least 460 hours during the 12 weeks, many will work more.  Interns may work longer, but on-site academic requirements must be fulfilled in the 12 week period.  There are 15 weeks during the summer timeframe with the last day of finals being Thursday, May 7 and fall classes resuming on Monday, August 24.

 

Start/stop date options are as follows:

Monday, May 11 – Friday, July 31

Monday, May 18 – Friday, August 7

Tuesday, May 26 – Friday, August 14

 

Academic Assignments requiring company input or completion (all are responsibility of the intern)

Company Profile                          Due at the end of Week 1

Training Plan                                Due at the end of Week 2

Midterm Evaluation                     Due at the end of Week 6

Video Conferences                     Early June & Early July

Follow-Up Call / Site Visit           Scheduled during Week 7-12

Final Evaluation                          Due at the end of Week 12

Final Presentation                      Students will be taking photos and gathering information during their experience.

 

Contact Information

Brenda Jochum, Director Industrial Technology Internships University of Nebraska at Kearney Otto Olsen Bldg. 132A Kearney, NE 68849-2120 (308) 865-8122 (308) 865-8976 fax [email protected] website link:  http://www.unk.edu/cmintern We will be adding open internships on this website in the future. To advertise an internship opportunity on this website email [email protected].

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