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Design, Engineering, and Construction (High School) Internship – Denver International Airport

Design, Engineering, and Construction (High School) Internship – Denver International Airport

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Open Date:

Feb 12, 2024


About Our Job

Who We Are

Design, Engineering, and Construction (DEC) is the primary Capital Project delivery arm for design and construction projects at DEN. The Facility Projects group within DEC manages over $325 million worth of design and construction projects of the airport’s-built environment per year on average, including new and existing utilities, mechanical systems, loading bridges, office remodeling, electrical infrastructure, roofing, and drainage improvements focusing on sustainability, total-cost of ownership, and excellence in design. The DEC team is looking for an emerging talent position who aspires to learn a depth and breadth of technical proficiency; how to problem solve by using critical thinking on real issues, our emerging talent position must be a natural at communication and facilitation.

The emerging talent position will assist the DEN DEC project management teams primarily focused on assisting project scope, schedule, and budget, including but limited to development, coordination, planning, design, and construction for Facility projects that are associated with the current and future Airport Capital Improvement Plan. The emerging talent position’s roles will require assisting with effective coordination, communication, and collaboration with DEN stakeholders, government agencies, airline representatives, engineers, and contractors to effectively implement projects. This position is essential to develop project efficiencies that reduce the overall impact to DEN Customers also to build our bench for Vision 100 as well as Plan 2045.

What We Offer

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive pay rate to commensurate with education. Denver International Airport emerging talent positions are required to attend all sessions of professional development within the cohort model. You will be onboarded with a cohort of peers to begin to help you develop your network across the aviation industry.

What You’ll Do

The emerging talent position will primarily assist with our Capital project programming team. This is the team that plans out capital projects on the Vision 100 capital plan and other requests made for capital (large construction) projects. The emerging talent position will help gather data, information, and stakeholder input to complete business cases to request capital funding. The emerging talent intern will be empowered to explore spaces in the airport both physically and in our digital twin seeking correct data. The intern will help Project Manager that is running a design and/or construction project to assist the project progress, attending scheduling and cost meetings.

As an emerging talent intern you will get to experience:

  • Assisting our project programming team with data, documents, and information to build business cases for DEN Capital Projects

  • Project coordination with stakeholders at DEN that need projects to be started as well as projects that are under construction

  • Get trained on DEN’s project management software to assist PMs in processing workflows, reviewing designers and contractor contract documents

  • Attend project meetings with the designers, contractors, and project controls staff to understand and observe in assistance with the Project Management Team

  • Safety training for entering construction sites at DEN

About You

What You’ll Bring

Our ideal candidate has some or all the following experience, skills, and characteristics:

  • Current enrollment in an accredited high school program

  • Detail oriented and curious

  • Effective and clear verbal and written communication skills

  • Value of lifelong learning

  • Ability to work to make yourself better as well as the environment around you

  • Passion for Design, Engineering, and Construction

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: None

  • Experience: None 

  • Education and Experience Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted

Mandatory documentation required to be considered for this position

  • 1–2-page Resume (with most current information)

Optional Document

  • Cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position


The City and County of Denver supports a hybrid workplace model with a required minimum of three days in the office. Employees work where needed, at a job site several days a week and off-site as needed. We do not offer housing or relocation assistance for this position.

Internship Duration and Hours

This is a 10-week high-school internship with a completion date of August 9, 2024, with a max of 39 hours per week.

FBI Background Check

FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.

Application Deadline

This position is expected to stay open until March 11, 2024. Please submit your application as soon as possible and no later than March 11, 2024, at midnight.

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Job Profile

TA1585 Youth Assistant

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$18.29 – $18.29

Starting Pay



Denver International Airport

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.

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$$18.29 - $18.29

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