Summer 2023 Construction Internship

Terre Haute, Indianapolis, IN  •  Internship

Job Description

Thompson Thrift is one of the fastest growing real estate companies in North America and we are looking for you!

  • Are you a student looking for experience that helps you grow and expand your horizons?

  • Do you like a fast paced environment working with cutting-edge technologies?

  • Do you want to come back from your summer internship and brag to your friends about all of the cool projects and experiences you had?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then we need you! Apply now


• You’ll be working with a great team to build, estimate, and schedule retail and multi-family projects.

• In this position you will also learn how to supervise subcontractors and communicate with vendors.

• Preparing work plans, assuring quality control, managing and tracking costs and materials, scheduling equipment, administering safety programs and maintaining exceptional owner relations will fall within the job duties as well.

• We are looking for the next generation of construction leaders who drive results, instill trust, communicate effectively and display curiosity. If this sounds like you, then we need to talk!


  • A commitment to learn; willingness to do each assigned task to the best of the intern’s ability
  • Punctuality
  • Initiative to see and to do tasks not explicitly
  • Information about your career goals and about your college experience
  • Flexibility to accept various tasks and assignment locations


  • Enrolled in Construction related degree at a 4-year university
  • Microsoft office experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills


  • Previous internship in construction related field
  • Procore
  • Estimating experience
  • Experience working on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees may perform other duties as assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personal hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Performing this job will sometimes require the employee to walk work sites that do not have infrastructure, this includes walking on uneven surfaces, through mud, through ruts, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires the use of hands to finer, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear (bells, whistles, etc.), stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and the risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.
*May perform other duties as assigned.