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  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Construction Intern

Get a chance to be a part of the high-performing inclusive teams of Amazon & experience a career that goes beyond your title.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship, Clerkship or Placement
CAD 57,000 - 62,000 Prosple salary estimate
Start Date
1 Jun 2023 - 30 Sep 2023

Application dates

Applications Close
15 May 2023 (Prosple estimate closing date)

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Civil Engineering & Construction
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Construction Management

Hiring criteria

Entry Pathway

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Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Full working rights
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About Amazon

Amazon is an American multinational technology company and has become the largest online retailer and marketplace. Amazon is a vast internet-based enterprise focusing on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, online advertising, and artificial intelligence. 

Your role

Key responsibilities:

  • During your 10-12-week period as the Construction Intern, you will be working with and learning side by side from Amazon’s customer-obsessed leaders in construction.
  • In this role, you may support the implementation of the facility network infrastructure, including new builds, retrofits, and expansion.
  • You will learn how to partner with internal customers and external stakeholders to earn their trust and engage as a team to deliver results.
  • Some key competencies of the Amazon construction process that will provide learning opportunities include; insisting on the highest standards.
  • Supporting the team to ensure that contracted resources deliver work meeting duration and quality targets, thinking big (seeking better ways to serve your customers).
  • Influencing internal stakeholders while holding them accountable for their actions.
  • Supporting construction managers to ensure all job internal and external team members are on point.
  • Maintaining schedules and budgets, helping to invent and simplify innovative solutions that allow for improved processes and results, and supporting more than one project in various locations.
  • This internship opportunity provides the familiarization of construction, engineering, planning, project management, facilities management, and contract management.
  • The Construction Intern position may include travel to project sites.

For the detailed job description, click on the "Apply on employer site" button.

Training & development

Each day you will be observing Amazon Construction Managers act as owners to ensure the safe on-time and in-budget execution of Amazon construction projects. You may be asked to participate in the daily tasks in support of the team which may be comprised of coordinating with contractors on projected changes and project status, ensuring contractors are meeting their contractual obligations, seeking sustainable environmentally friendly solutions throughout the construction process while implementing Amazon’s building environmentally friendly practices, and utilizing the Amazon information systems to record and update schedule, budget, and other key developments.

Salary & benefits

The annual salary for the role at this company can range from CA$ 57,000 to CA$ 62,000. (Source: Glassdoor)

Benefits may include:

  • Gain Hands-on Industry Experience
  • Learning & Development Programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Professional Supports

Career progression

Graduates who participate in their program routinely say that the real reason they’re here is for the valuable learning experience, especially because of the uniform excellence of the team they work with, the mentoring offered by experienced Construction Managers, and the challenge of being a principal contributor to products. They say it’s like taking an additional practicum course that complements their university experience.

Work-life balance

Amazon provides a well-proportioned work-life balance that is necessary to keep employees happy and productive. Regular time away from work is essential for employees to recharge and renew. They provide employees accrue paid time off in addition to company-paid holidays.

Culture & vibe

Amazon is a company of builders who bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view to invent on behalf of their customers. Their diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender, race, age, national origin, sexual orientation, culture, education, and professional and life experience. They are committed to diversity and inclusion and always look for ways to scale their impact as they grow. They believe that building a welcoming and inclusive culture is integral to people doing their best work and is essential for company growth.

About you

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in and actively pursuing an accredited bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a comparable field with graduation between December 2023 and June 2024.
  • Able to work 40 hours a week throughout a 10-12-week summer internship between June through September 2023.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong academic, leadership, and/or extracurricular record.
  • Effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to influence across all levels of an organization.
  • Strong time management skills.

How to apply

To apply for this role, just click on the "Apply on employer site" button, which navigates to the career section where the application can be submitted directly.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry Pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
Civil Engineering & Construction
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Construction Management

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights