parametrix inspired people blog

Intern Spotlight: Russell Wells, Jr.

8-26-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Russell Wells, Jr., an intern with our Puyallup, WA water group. He is from Port Orchard, WA but moved to Texas in 2013 for his military service. He attends Texas A&M University with plans to graduate in August 2023 with a degree in electrical engineering.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

I chose Parametrix because of the nature of the work they do as consultants. I very much enjoy the idea of working on an entire site instead of a tiny component or part.

What would you like to accomplish during your internship?<... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Trevor DeFord

8-19-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Trevor DeFord, an intern with our Bend, OR Community Building team. He is from Albany, OR and currently attends Oregon State University with plans to graduate in spring 2023 with a degree in civil engineering.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

I participate in the Multiple Engineering Cooperative Program (MECOP) at OSU so Parametrix kind of chose me for this internship but I am excited to start working here and learning how my degree is implemented in the real world.

What would you like to accomplish during you... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Emma Sun

8-11-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Emma Sun, an intern with our Oregon Transportation team based in Vancouver, WA. She is a senior at Portland State University majoring in civil engineering. After graduating, she plans to work toward a master's degree in structural or transportation engineering.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

I am in the Civil Engineering Cooperative Program (CECOP) at Portland State University and was very excited to be placed at Parametrix. I researched the company culture and core values and they resonated with me.

What wo... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Johnathan Tran

8-04-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Johnathan Tran, an intern with our Oregon Community Building team based in Portland. He is from Portland and recently graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. He is interning at Parametrix as part of the Multiple/Civil Engineering Cooperative Program (MECOP) at Portland State University.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

Although I was not able to choose which company I was able to intern at, I was excited to hear that my first summer internship would be with Parametrix, a company that... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Ben Mellott

7-28-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Ben Mellott, an intern with our Bremerton Environmental Planning and Compliance team. He is from University Place, WA and is attending Georgia Tech and Covenant College as part of a five-year dual-degree program. He plans to graduate in Spring 2024 with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

Parametrix is a well-respected firm in the consulting world of the Puget Sound region and beyond, with wonderful people and an excellent work culture. Other consulting professionals... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Brea Jarrell

7-22-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Brea Jarrell, an intern with our Albuquerque Transportation division. She grew up in Albuquerque and is attending University of New Mexico with plans to graduate in the fall of 2024 as a civil engineering major.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

Even before I was considering an internship for this summer, I was in contact with a few of the engineers from the Albuquerque office. I just wanted to get to know a little bit about what they did and how that related back to my course work at UNM. Everything ... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Ryan Cooper

7-15-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Ryan Cooper, an intern with our Spokane Transportation division. He is from Cashmere, WA and is currently attending Gonzaga University, majoring in civil engineering.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

I chose to intern with Parametrix due to the variety of projects they work on and to gain skills and insights for the engineering profession I’m entering soon.

What would you like to accomplish during your internship?

During my time in this internship, I would like to hone my skills as an engineer an... (more)

 

Intern Spotlight: Nicole Chen

7-08-2022

We're thrilled to have several interns joining us at Parametrix this summer! We strive to provide challenging, hands-on project experience to students entering our industry. Inspiring young professionals early in their career is critical for the future of our profession and for our purpose of restoring the health of the planet for future generations.

Meet Nicole Chen, an intern with our Puyallup Water division. She is from Mercer Island, WA and recently graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with an emphasis in Environmental Engineering.

Why did you choose an internship at Parametrix?

I chose to intern at Parametrix because I have grown up in the Pacific Northwest learning about Lake Washington and the surrounding environment and I want to help leave a lasting impact on the place I’ve called home for the past 20+ years. ... (more)