Interns & Recent Graduates

Kick-starting your career

We offer immersive internships and opportunities for recent graduates to start your career off with success.

From engineering to construction, facility services, energy, and more, and with internship benefits such as housing and competitive wages, we have the right internship opportunity for you. 

Ready to meet us? Throughout the year, we attend multiple career events, so be sure to check if our recruiting team is coming to your school. 

Immersive internships

By getting your hands dirty at Southland through our immersive internship program, you'll gain knowledge, real-world experience, and a platform to launch you career for a successful future.


Cultivate your passion

We ensure our employees cultivate their passion and make a difference that matters by offering a variety of career paths from engineering, construction, energy solutions, and facility services to ensure our employees cultivate their passion and make a difference that matters.


Hands-on experience

Through hands-on experience, scheduled intern training, and informal learning from interactions with employees at all levels, Southland has a different kind of internship program for the exceptional intern looking to get their hands dirty and dive deep into their role.

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ASHRAE David C.J. Peters Scholarship Award

Named after the late David C.J. Peters, former Southland Vice President and tireless advocate of recruiting quality engineering talent, the ASHRAE David C.J. Peters Scholarship award is a one-year $5,000 scholarship.

The scholarship is available annually to a qualified undergraduate mechanical engineering student enrolled full-time in a four or five year bachelor's degree program.

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Recent graduate opportunities

Whether you just successfully completed your internship or recently graduated, we provide multiple opportunities for those early in their career to set up their journey for success.

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Setting up for success

When starting out in your career, Southland offers many opportunities to cultivate your passion. With exposure to different projects, teams, roles, and responsibilities, you decide what your path at Southland is going to be.

From dedicated employee learning and a multitude of resources, Southland supports you as you begin your career.

Make the most of every opportunity. Be eager to learn the business and willing to step in and do anything. A passion for learning and trying new things will take you very far in this company. Max out your current position, then pursue new responsibilities.

Ted Lynch
CEO, Intern '93–94

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender identity, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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All employment offers are contingent upon successful drug screening, background check, and professional reference checks.