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About DLZ


DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ Michigan, Inc. is seeking candidates for an Intern position in our Lansing, Michigan office.


Job Duties:

  • Ecological and wetland investigations
  • Field and desktop data collection
  • Report writing
  • Creation of exhibits and graphics using GIS and/or CAD programs
  • Various field and office tasks related to planning, civil engineering, and landscape architecture
  • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications & Skills:

  • Enrolled in a degree program for biology, environmental sciences, planning, geography, landscape architecture, or another relevant natural science major
  • Ability to identify birds (by sight and sound), amphibians, reptiles, and mammals
  • Ability to identify a wide variety of plants including endemic, invasive, and rare plants
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to maximize field data collection efforts
  • Ability to quickly learn new tasks and procedures/critical thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively with limited supervision
  • Working knowledge of GPS field data collectors
  • Working knowledge of software programs including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and ArcGIS
  • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.

This will be a part-time position starting in the spring of 2018.  Full-time hours may be available during the summer of 2018.  It is possible that the position could be extended on a flexible part-time basis during the 2018/2019 academic year.


DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.