New OSU College of Engineering InternShift Program

The OSU College of Engineering is continuing the InternSHIFT Program of fully remote, part-time, paid industry project opportunities for engineering students (including E-campus and Cascades campus students) for the Fall 2020 term.

This exciting and timely new program will place a small cohort of students in 6-week and 10-week remote industry project experiences, requiring from 10 to 20 hours per week beginning on October 19th. All projects will be coordinated through the College of Engineering. For details, see the InternSHIFT posting in Handshake.  

Applications open on September 30th.


Questions about the program?  Contact: 

Lynn Merritt Ekstedt

Employer Relations Manager

College of Engineering

Oregon State University


Josefine Fleetwood  

Employer Relations Manager

College of Engineering

Oregon State University

For COE Career Advising during summer term, contact us via the email button below, or book an appointment via Handshake (see link to the right). 

COE Career Center Zoom Drop-In Advising will resume at the beginning of the Fall 2020 term.

Good luck this summer!  And stay safe!


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Note: as of spring 2020, this website is under active development. 

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Geocomp has a unique opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer (RDP) in our Acton, Massachusetts office. When you join Geocomp, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture, focused on delivering best practices. You will find that we offer a collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work.

We encourage all of our employees to strive for personal excellence and to act with integrity and honesty. We are looking for candidates who enjoy delivering innovative, value-based solutions for our clients and have a desire to learn, grow and have fun doing it. Those who take initiative and who are self-motivated will thrive in Geocomp’s environment.
Position Expectations:

  • Conducts QA on automated geotechnical laboratory products and assists the production team.
  • Works directly with customers to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve technical issues, provides customer assistance by escalating and reproducing the problem to the internal development/engineering team until a solution is reached
  • Provides Customer feedback to executive and development team
  • Conducts training to clients
  • Works with research, development and production team for improving our products and making them more reliable and easier to use
  • Contributes to the research team in testing, investigating and analyzing geotechnical material and testing equipment and assists with preparation and deliverers of technical presentations and publications

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of and passion for high-quality geotechnical testing
  • Deep knowledge of geotechnical engineering and soil mechanics
  • Working knowledge and understanding of instrumentation
  • At least one year of experience performing advanced geotechnical laboratory testing (preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience in trouble shooting technical issues with testing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with good references
  • Passionate commitment to quality and success
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and work effectively under pressure
  • Has proven record of publishing and presenting in peer reviewed journals and national and international conferences
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering (advanced degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred)
  • Up to 30% travel, may include international

Please apply online at

We are also seeking recent graduates with strong interests in geostructural monitoring and engineering. We have a variety of project across the US that present interesting challenges. Opportunities are posted on




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