Business Administration Intern (High School) 

Business Administration Intern (High School)

L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) is searching for a creative, detailed oriented Business Administration Intern. The ideal candidate is professional in communication and appearance, a team player, and eager to learn the marketing and business fields. This position is available for high school juniors and seniors for the duration of one semester. There is potential for the internship to be lengthened depending on performance. The internship is available at our Paris office.  

This internship provides the opportunity for a high school student to gain hands-on experience in administrative and marketing functions within a professional environment. As the Intern, you will work closely with the administrative team and provide essential support to ensure organizational success. You will be responsible for developing marketing materials, data entry, filing, research, and general administration duties. 

Compensation:

$12 per hour 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with staff relations efforts, including but not limited to writing email copy and developing graphics for industry holidays and company events 
  • Take ownership of assigned tasks and projects, demonstrating a proactive and detail-oriented approach  
  • Create marketing materials such as videos, press releases, and print collateral  
  • Conduct market research, creating a baseline for future marketing initiatives and strategies 
  • Assist with the organization of company documents and files within departments 
  • Compile and build presentation materials to support projects, showcase new initiatives, report data findings, and other related information. 
  • Whenever required, assist and help the staff members with specialized projects 
  • Perform additional administrative tasks as assigned 

Requirements:

  • High school junior or senior
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) 
  • Working experience or classroom experience in the marketing, advertising, or business fields 
  • Time management, prioritizing tasks, and organizational skills are a must 
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group 

To be considered, applicants must submit the following to careers@lismith.com:

  • Resume
  • Samples of work


Civil Engineering Intern

Civil Engineering Intern

L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) is currently accepting applications for a Civil Engineering Intern interested in gaining professional, hands-on experience while working directly with our team of Engineers.

The internship is available for Summer 2024 at our Paris and Nashville locations.

Job Description:

As a Civil Engineering Intern, you will assist with various engineering projects in a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to land development projects with major tasks such as stormwater management, environmental permitting, and utility design. Interns will also perform general clerical duties as assigned.

Compensation:

$15 per hour and/or school internship credit.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparing, editing, and labeling project designs in Civil3D and/or AutoCAD
  • Create or modify project plans and specifications
  • Perform standard computations and analysis and research assignments
  • Support preparation of final design plans, cost estimates, and special provisions
  • Assist project manager and project administrator in client invoicing and follow up.
  • Assist project administrator in new client intake and new project scope to present to project manager.
  • Develop technical skills through challenging project assignments
  • Assist with maintaining records, preparing reports, and other functions as required

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering program at an accredited college or university
  • Preferred GPA of at least 3.0
  • Completed 1+ year(s) of Civil Engineering courses
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Civil3D and AutoCAD drafting experience is a plus
  • Strong technical writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work in individual and team environments


Land Survey Intern

Land Survey Intern

L.I. Smith & Associates (LIS) is currently accepting applications for a Land Survey Intern. The internship is available for Summer 2024 at both our Paris and Nashville locations.

Job Description:

As a Land Survey Intern, you will spend the majority of your time working on survey crews with an experienced Party Chief. This position will require working outdoors, so you must be physically able to navigate rugged landscapes. Interns will also spend time in the office performing general design and clerical survey duties and will gain experience in AutoCAD drafting.

Compensation:

$ 15 per hour and/or school internship credit.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Party Chief with all aspects of the daily crew workload
  • Carry out a range of surveying assignments while learning the methods of work
  • Become familiar with survey equipment, data collection procedures, and various types of survey projects
  • Develop technical skills through challenging project assignments
  • Assist with maintaining records, preparing reports, and other functions as required

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Surveying or Survey related program at an accredited college or university 
  • Preferred GPA of at least 3.0
  • Completed 1+ year(s) of Surveying courses
  • AutoCAD drafting experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to withstand regular exposure to outdoor worksite weather conditions that may be wet and/or humid environments with extreme cold and/or heat
  • Must be able to perform tasks that require long-term standing and/or repetitive motions


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