Cowen Design Group is a woman-owned civil engineering and landscape architecture firm, based in Northern Virginia. We provide a dynamic and supportive work environment, with a diverse and inclusive team, working on projects locally and internationally.

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Current Openings:

2023-2024 Internship:  CDG is actively seeking to hire summer Civil Engineering Intern for a full-time position in our Arlington, VA office, near the Clarendon Metro Station.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Experience using Civil 3D
  • Paid, full-time, hourly job (no moving or housing assistance)
  • Flexible hours, but 8h/day, 5 days per week
  • Time off as needed for family vacation/medical appointments/etc.
  • By the time of internship start date, applicant will have completed Sophomore and/or Junior level curricula in a Civil Engineering program at a US College or University.

CDG provides a great work/life balance compared to the other design firms I’ve worked for.  Benefits of a smaller close knit firm with exposure to large projects around the world.

– CDG Team Member