Construction Summer Intern
Boston, MA 02108
Job Type: Non Exempt
AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2018.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing high-quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. These markets are located in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest and Northern and Southern California regions of the country. AvalonBay owns and operates approximately 82,000 apartment homes in the US and employ approximately 3,000 associates.
AvalonBay Communities, a national development/construction and property management company, is looking for the right candidate to join its construction team as a summer intern. The internship will be based at one or more construction projects in the Boston area.
As an intern, you will gain experience in the construction management of multi-family apartment communities in the Boston area. This opportunity will provide exposure to a variety of stages in the construction management process such as site and concrete work, framing, rough mechanicals, finishes, budgeting and scheduling.
In addition, you will collaborate with Superintendents, Project Managers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Lead Engineers and Architects, gaining an advanced understanding of the different roles that are required for successful construction projects.
The intern will also learn how changes, clarifications, directives, RFIs, etc. are updated in real-time and coordinated with team members and subcontractors/suppliers to maintain smooth and efficient schedules.
AvalonBay Communities has a commitment to integrity—doing the right thing, always. The intern will learn about our Incident and Injury-Free Workplace safety culture, how to recognize and reinforce best safety practices, and gain a comprehensive understanding of different safety laws and regulations.
Qualified candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related program. Prior construction-related internships or work experience is beneficial, but not required.
The ideal candidate would have
- The ability to quickly pick up new skills
- The desire to expand their base knowledge of construction and gain exposure to new areas of the business
- Proficient computer skills including the ability to work in spread sheets, word processors, etc.
- Strong leadership and management abilities
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.
AvalonBay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.