Engineering Intern - Water Resources


We seek well-prepared students from top engineering schools who are interested in expanding their education in civil and water resources engineering through the internship program offered at Walter P Moore. As an engineering intern in our water resources engineering group, you will participate with our project teams on a variety of public water and drainage-related projects, including commercial development assessment and design, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, FEMA studies, roadway drainage design, flood warning system development, and public infrastructure projects. You will also be eligible to participate in our in-house staff development program.


Candidates should have a sound technical background, strong written and oral communication skills, and enthusiasm for the challenges of water resources engineering.  Understanding of basic hydrologic and hydraulic principles and familiarity with Microsoft Excel is required. Prior experience on civil site development or drainage study projects is beneficial, but not required.  Experience with HEC-RAS (1D/2D), HEC-HMS, SWMM5 and/or ArcGIS is preferred.   

  • BS in Civil Engineering or completing coursework.
  • Completed or currently enrolled in university-level coursework in hydrology and/or hydraulics
  • Accepted to or planning to apply for a graduate program in Civil Engineering (Water Resources emphasis preferred)
  • Strong written communication and technical writing skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Available for a minimum of 20 hours per week (flexible schedules are negotiable)

Walter P Moore is an equal employment opportunity employer, and provides equal employment opportunities (including offering competitive compensation and benefit packages) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to any characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, WPM technology and construction engineering services, we design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, our 800+ professionals work across 24 U.S. offices and 7 international locations.