Burns & McDonnell

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 13,500 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from more than 70 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned.

At Burns & McDonnell, you are empowered to write your own story. If you have big dreams — and the talent and ambition to back them up — this is your kind of place. Entrepreneurial spirit drives us to explore big ideas and discover new opportunities. From offices across the U.S. and around the world, our engineers, architects, planners, construction professionals, technologists and scientists take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

Our culture of employee ownership plays a vital role — each of us takes a stake in every project we touch, knowing that when we’re moving together in the same direction, we create amazing results for our clients and communities. As a 100% employee-owned firm, we know collaboration leads to our clients’ success, which leads to our company’s success and fuels individual achievement. And that in turn leads to numerous awards and honors, both for our projects and as a great place to work.

You’ll have the opportunity here to build your own success story, both personally and professionally. You will be empowered to build not just projects, but your career. With a vast array of service specialties and the tools to craft your story, you will find abundant options. Ready for your next chapter?

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Distribution Modernization Engineer Intern

June 2023 - August 2023 Houston, TX
“Amazingly friendly and helpful mentor team. Everyone in the company was rooting for my success and grateful to have me on board. The company challenged interns and made sure work was enjoyable. ”

Project Development - Student Intern

May 2023 - August 2023 Akron, OH
“Burns & McDonnel has a wonderful and well-organized summer internship program! What I enjoyed during my internship was the diversity they had within the program. With plenty of different backgrounds there is many different departments to adjoin. Along with that, I valued the culture and employees/mentors at Burns & McDonnell. During my time here, everyone has taken great pride of Burns & McDonnell and is willing to help you learn and succeed your career path. Being around great people and respected truly makes Burns different from any other company.”
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