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Burns & McDonnell Computer Science Intern - Energy (Kansas City Office) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Energy of Burns & McDonnell seeks an Intern to work within the Electrical Department. The Intern will support all aspects of software development related to electrical systems design software platforms.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop an understanding of both electrical systems design and associated design software platforms.

  • Assist with developing and implementing systems software including utilities and other tools required to improve the design capabilities of the design software platforms.

  • Gather and understand team member requirements for development of design software functionality.

  • Create engineering and construction specific software programming including databases, cloud-based solutions, laser scanning, generative design, and reality capture equipment.

  • Assist the team with analyzing, recommending, implementing and managing the design software.

  • Assist in identifying new software releases or solutions for the design software.

  • Assist in identifying new technologies and alternative systems to enhance electrical design capabilities.

  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.

  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Pursuit of Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education program in a field related to the work done in the department.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Intern

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 230106