January is National Mentoring Month and Internship Applications are Open
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — January 29, 2024 — England-Thims & Miller, Inc. (ETM) announced today that it is accepting applications for their paid internship program, which offers a unique opportunity for select interns to forward career goals in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry.
Collaborating with universities across Florida, ETM offers a premier internship experience to qualifying interns in the fields of civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture, water and utility resources, geospatial technologies, and surveying. Each intern is partnered with a seasoned mentor who provides expert guidance, engaged with the day-to-day operations of the firm and presented with the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge to projects. Setting this experience apart is the ability to work on the infrastructure and development that is shaping the landscape of our communities throughout the state, such as Nocatee, the Jacksonville Jaguar’s Stadium of the Future, St. Johns Town Center, the Shipyards, Baptist Medical Center, Buc-ee's, Amazon Distribution Center, and others.
If a student excels while interning at ETM, they may be invited to join the ETM Accelerator Program. Founded in 2019, the Accelerator Program provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students to participate in enhanced experiential learning to accelerate professional development and AEC expertise.
To date, more than 70 students have completed the ETM Accelerator Program. Nearly 20 have advanced to full-time employment with ETM upon the conclusion of the program.
“We founded the ETM Accelerator program after seeing the power of mentorship in our workplace. Learning from experts working in the field provides students complimentery academic training with applied knowledge. This program offers interns the experience to provide clients ETM’s level of exellence as they embark on their careers.” said Hugh Mathews, CEO of ETM.
ETM currently has 13 students throughout Florida actively participating in the Accelerator Program, each with their own mentor providing opportunities for immersive learning and engaging professional development.
“The Accelerator program at ETM is centered around education and is a very inclusive environment,” said Skyler Terebieniec, a University of Florida student. “My mentor Kevin White was there with me every step of the way. The experience of having someone to support me in both my education and learning has been so valuable to me.”
National Mentoring Month was founded by the Harvard School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership in 2002. The goal of this initiative was to raise awareness about the value of mentorship to young people as a way to instill confidence while developing leadership, organizational, and communications skills, both in the community and the workplace.
ETM is actively accepting applications for their internship program at their corporate offices located in Jacksonville, Orlando and Ormond Beach, as well as their dedicated Accelerator Office in Gainesville for University of Florida students. For information on how to apply, email HR@etminc.com.
England-Thims & Miller, Inc. (ETM), founded in 1977, is a Jacksonville-based infrastructure and development consulting firm. Their services include planning, civil engineering, program management, geospatial technologies, land development, transportation, construction management and surveying. Focused on serving as “Trusted Advisors, Creating Community,” they provide services to public and private sector clients throughout Florida. For more information, visit etminc.com.