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An Internship Opportunity May Be Waiting for You!

We are pleased to regularly offer paid internship opportunities to college students, veterans and others who are seeking experience in the mechanical contracting industry.  Our internships are as varied as the construction industry and opportunities may be available in the following fields:

  • Project Management
  • Project Engineering
  • Cost Estimating
  • Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Safety
  • Building Automation Controls

Duties vary depending on the position.  Our most popular internship opportunity is for Project Managers.  Project Management interns typically assist others on the project team with problem solving, preparing progress schedules and budgets, reviewing and processing submittals, reading and writing correspondence, selecting materials and equipment, attending job site meetings, assisting with job coordination and engineering.


Having an internship gives you the opportunity to:

  • Explore a career field of interest
  • Learn new job skills and gain experience
  • Demonstrate related experience on a résumé
  • Discuss experience at a job interview
  • Obtain references from professionals in the field
  • Develop contacts for future employment
  • Become better prepared for a competitive job market
  • Earn possible academic credit or stipends
  • Evaluate the applicable Modern affiliated company for possible full-time employment


Our Education Partners

We are pleased to have relationships with many excellent educational institutions and organizations that also value internships for their students and constituents.  We employ interns from many sources, including:

  • Iowa State University
  • University of Iowa
  • Wartburg College
  • Kirkwood Community College


Veteran Opportunities

We employ many veterans and are pleased to support our veterans.  In fact, we are a G.I. Bill approved training center for Computer Aided Draftsmen.  Veterans can learn this skill at our facility and receive their G.I. Bill benefits in the same manner as if they were attending a community college or university.


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