Barton Malow

College Internships

Established in 1984, Barton Malow’s LEAPS Internship Program requires the best from each of its participants. In return, it provides the best real-life construction experience the industry has to offer.

Leaps Construction Management Internship

Through the Barton Malow LEAPS internship program, students learn about different building types and delivery methods while gaining on-the-job experience with opportunities across the various markets we work in. Through intensive training, daily job functions, and corporate networking events, our construction management internship program thoroughly prepares students for a career in the industry.

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LEAPS Interns since the program’s inception

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of LEAPS Interns who were offered a full-time position in 2021 accepted

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Schools that LEAPS Interns have been recruited from

What We Look For

Each summer, between 40 and 50 students participate in our program and deploy to Barton Malow jobsites and offices around the country. We encourage students who are enrolled in construction management, architectural, civil, or another relevant degree program to apply. We want students who are serious about their education and look for a GPA of 3.0 or higher, as well as involvement in student organizations and demonstrated leadership among peers. Finally, we’re looking for flexibility and students willing to go where the opportunities are.

Ultimately, converting students into full-time team members is the goal. Many students intern with Barton Malow for one, two, or three rotations prior to accepting a full-time position.

A Day in the Life of a LEAPS Intern

Wondering what an internship at a construction firm looks like? Check out some of our recent Interns and what they had to say about the LEAPS program.

Said Differently Beyond the Build:
LEAPS Intern Sage Villeneuve

The Said Differently team sat down with Sage as part of the Beyond the Build series to share more about her experience as a second-time LEAPS Intern working on the SCL Health Lutheran Replacement hospital in Colorado.

How to Apply

Applications for the LEAPS internship summer program open in the fall for the following summer. To apply for an internship or full-time, entry-level opportunity, please click here.

If you meet the program requirements, a member from the Barton Malow Human Resources team will reach out to schedule a virtual meeting to discuss your experience, interests, availability to travel, and what you’re looking to get out of a summer internship. Our team will extend offers before the end of the calendar year in which you apply.

If you receive an offer, you will receive a pre-arrival survey in preparation for the start of your internship. The Barton Malow HR team will use the information received via this survey to make internship placement decisions. Interns will be notified of their job placement a month prior to the beginning of the program. The summer internship program begins in May and is a 12-week commitment.