US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

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Student Employment Opportunities with the Philadelphia District

Current students in high school, college, trade school or other qualifying educational institution, may be eligible for student employment opportunities with USACE. This program offers paid opportunities to work in federal agencies and explore federal careers while completing your education. For more information about the Pathways program, including internships, please visit USA Jobs Pathways web page

These opportunities are offered in the USACE Philadelphia District as both a summer internship or on a permanent basis where students will have an opportunity to be converted to a full-time appointment after graduation. To see internship opportunities currently available, go to USA Jobs. Enter “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers” in the agency box, and the locations you are looking for in the location box.  If you would like to start your search in Philadelphia and explore the surrounding areas, you can do so by increasing the number of miles from the city you would like to look. You will also want to create a profile, so you can get alerts about job opportunities you may be interested in, and keep updated on the status of your application. 

Our People

Chief of Safety Greg DiPuppo (right) deployed to Puerto Rico as part of the ongoing power restoration mission. DiPuppo and the task force safety team conducted an island-wide Traffic Control Zone Intervention to reduce the risk of traffic mishaps for electrical grid restoration teams working to restore power in Puerto Rico.
USACE Forward Response Dive/Survey Team members Steve England and Andrew Rapp await pick-up from a dive boat after completing an underwater evolution during their mission at Okinawa, Japan.
Survey Technician Angelica De-Hoyos Molina uses GPS to survey damages along the New Jersey shore following historic Hurricane Sandy.
Cheryl Chandler serves as the deputy for Small Business for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District. USACE supports the government policy of placing a fair proportion of the Corps contracts for supplies, design engineering, construction and support services with qualified Small, Small Disadvantaged,  Veteran-Owned business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned business Women-owned, and HUBZone small business.
On May 25, 2018, USACE and its partners celebrated the completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk rebuild in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The project accomplishes two goals - reduces the risk of storm damages for the community and restores access to recreational opportunities along the inlet.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-profit Delaware Center for the Inland Bays co-hosted an Engineering with Nature workshop April 10-12, 2018 in Delaware. Participants conducted a planting demonstration project at Bubblegum Beach on the north side of the Indian River Inlet in Sussex County, Del. Workshop participants planted 1000 herbaceous plants and 40 shrubs and trees.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District played an important role in Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico as the District set up an area office in the capital city of San Juan. In 2017, more than 60 team members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District deployed to support recovery efforts associated with three major hurricanes, the California wildfires, and Louisiana flooding.
USACE Philadelphia District Engineer Christine Lewis-Coker spoke with a student during the Black Engineer of the Year Award Conference (BEYA) in Philadelphia. USACE employees met with students and young professionals at the event career fair.
Dredge McFarland 2nd Mate Jim Davidson, left, and 3rd Mate Steve Walls navigate the vessel in the shipping channel during dredging operations in North Carolina. The McFarland, one of four ocean-going hopper dredges owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, conducted urgent dredging in Morehead City, N.C. in March and April of 2018. The McFarland is based out of the USACE Philadelphia District.


Philadelphia District
Human Resources
100 Penn Square East
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3390