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Land Development Engineering Intern

Are you looking for an opportunity to begin exploring a career in land development while receiving hands-on mentorship from industry-leading professionals? J2 is looking for a Land Development Engineering Intern to join our team.


J2 is a multidisciplinary engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying firm that serves the Northern Virginia region. As a people-first organization, we have made it a top priority to invest in our employees, clients, and community. J2 is committed to fostering professional development through inclusive team bonding events, challenging and dynamic projects, and career road-mapping support. Drawing from our industry expertise and legacy of community impact, our talented and passionate team has helped build a portfolio of some of the highest-profile private and public developments across the DMV.


As a Land Development Engineering Intern, you will work alongside project engineers on the development and production of projects from initial concept through construction administration. From large-scale residential developments to mixed-use commercial complexes and educational facilities, our diverse portfolio allows for accelerated learning and provides well-rounded experience.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development of engineering solutions for land development projects through the application of Local, State and Federal design standards and regulations

  • Assist in all aspects of the design effort, including, but not limited to:

•    Rezoning & Entitlement Applications, Preliminary Plans, and Site & Subdivision Plans
•    Open and closed storm drainage systems including stormwater management
•    Water and Sanitary Sewer system design
•    Compliance with zoning ordinances, proffers, and applicable facility standards
•    Erosion and sediment control plans and design E&S control measures in accordance with state criteria

  • Design and create technical documents in AutoCAD using Carlson Design software

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering (or equivalent) curriculum at an ABET accredited university

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Enthusiasm for team collaboration


J2 is committed to its people. We offer a comprehensive benefits package curated to ensure that our employees lead happy, healthy, and balanced lives. Key benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Retirement fund with employer contributions

  • Competitive paid time off and paid holidays

  • On-demand external career coach

  • Professional development budget

  • Hands-on mentorship


J2 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran, or disabled status. For more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact J2’s HR Department at 703.361.1550 ext. 346 or

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