http://vulcanmaterials.com

Vulcan Materials Company

Summer Intern

May - August 2021 • Chester, VA

What I liked

Everyone is super welcoming and friendly. I worked all around the quarry and the experience was super enriching.

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Do as much as you can do.
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Operations trainee

June - August 2021 • Macon, GA

What I liked

Great involvement from everyone in the company to ensure I had a great experience. Learned from many different people on how the aggregate industry works and how to be successful and stay safe.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have experienced a few different areas of the quarry, I was in the plant the majority of the time

Advice

Learn as much as you can and make a good impression and connections, work hard and they will keep you around and take care of you.
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Engineering Intern

May - August 2019 • Oroville, CA

What I liked

This company really values their employees and it shows.

What I wish was different

I wish the job was better suited to the field I wish to work in.

Advice

Keep an open mind and open eyes, there are dangers to avoid and new things to learn all around us.
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Mining Engineering Intern

May - August 2019 • Grand Rivers, KY

What I liked

I was able to rotate through all the different departments. I loved that I got exposed to all different aspects and wasn't stuck driving a haul truck all summer.

What I wish was different

I wish I had gotten a bit more time working with management.

Advice

Take everything with a grain of salt. Just because you might be doing something as an intern that you would never do once you were a fulltime employee doesn't mean you cant learn something that might be useful in the future.
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Marketing support

June - August 2018 • Dunwoody, GA

What I liked

Learned a lot about data visualizations

What I wish was different

Saved one of my projects for a portfolio

Advice

Learn Microsoft power bi
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Intern

May - August 2017 • York, PA

What I liked

Great opportunity to get first hand experience in the mining industry if you have never worked at an operation before

What I wish was different

Would have liked to have done more equipment maitinence and seen more project planning

Advice

Work hard don’t complain you’ll find you will get more and better opportunities by doing what asked and doing it right
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Ready Mix Operations Intern

May - August 2018 • San Antonio, TX

What I liked

The pay and people were amazing.

What I wish was different

A more organized internship program to actually learn all the aspects that go into the ready mix operations more in depth.

Advice

They don’t have a set organized program, so when you’re around those knowledgeable of the product, ask a lot of questions to learn anything.
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