Students & Recent Grads

Are you a future leader in your field?

At Kimley-Horn, your passion paves your path. You’ll experience a highly supportive, collaborative, and creative work environment where you are encouraged to learn, grow, and innovate to better your community and deliver for the clients we serve. Our clients have high expectations: they know we’ll go above and beyond to get the job done right. We commit to providing an environment for our people to flourish, allowing us to uphold the promise we make to our employees and our clients: Expect More. Experience Better.

Your Career Is in Your Hands

As an emerging engineer, planner, environmental scientist, landscape architect, or business professional, you’ll hit the ground running from day one. Throughout your career, we’ll help you reach your full potential by providing you with the tools and resources needed to be successful:

  • Formal and Informal Learning & Development – you’ll attend regular trainings, “lunch and learn” meetings, and internal discussions with senior leaders from around the firm.
  • Self-Driven Resources – you’ll grow with examples and exercises from our Well-Rounded Analyst guide and Your Place, Your Path series to start your successful consulting career.
  • Mentors and Sponsors – your supervisor and other teammates will work with you to set goals and provide support and feedback as you progress.
  • Opportunities to Explore – you’ll solve complex problems and discover new areas of intrigue.
  • Shift for Success – you’ll have the opportunity to shift or work with other offices on client projects—improving your skills sets, expanding your internal network, and helping the firm meet its client commitments.

Our People Have High Expectations of Us, Too.

We provide our team with top-notch benefits to help employees enjoy the present while also plan for a secure, long-term future. Our employee benefits include:

Competitive base pay

Robust training programs

Flexible paid time off

Two-for-one 401(k) match

Sizeable merit-based bonuses

"Vice Presidents of Fun" in each office

Young Professionals events

Teamwork Awards

Competitive base pay

Robust training programs

Flexible paid time off

Two-for-one 401(k) match

Sizeable merit-based bonuses

"Vice Presidents of Fun" in each office

Young Professionals events

Teamwork Awards

Discover Your Passion

As a multidisciplinary consulting firm, we offer a wide range of services from Aviation to Water, and everything in between. Here’s a snapshot of how our teams serve clients across the country.

Aviation

At airports around the country, from large hubs to small general aviation facilities, our aviation team combines airside and landside expertise to deliver planning, design, systems development, operational strategies, and specialized services.
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Community Planning

Partnering with community leaders, landowners, stakeholders, and citizens, our community planning team plans and designs around three basic tenets: community engagement, informed decision-making, and implementation.
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Community Resiliency

As weather-related disasters become more frequent and severe, community and infrastructure resiliency is becoming a focal point for planning in many cities. Our work in municipal planning and infrastructure development helps us shape effective resiliency programs.
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Development Services

Whether it’s industrial or agricultural facilities, commercial or institutional developments, subdivisions or master planned communities, our development services team provides master planning, due diligence and feasibility analyses, entitlement services/strategies, site design, and permitting services.
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Energy

With experience in renewable energy sources—solar, wind, and biomass—and nonrenewable sources—oil and gas—our forward thinking energy team guides clients through increasingly complex regulatory processes.
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Environmental Engineering & Planning

Our environmental team plans and designs projects to avoid and mitigate environmental impacts. Well-versed in federal, state, and local regulations, our planners, ecologists, biologists, geologists, and hydrogeologists balance project needs with our planet’s ecosystems and wildlife.
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Forensics

Backed by engineers and environmental scientists, our forensics team manages claims related to a property, building and/or building system, product failure, construction defect, and motor vehicle accidents.
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Landscape Architecture

As one of the largest landscape architecture teams in the country, our visionaries blend national experience with local sensitivity, creating visual environments—from streetscapes to greenways—with meaningful themes, distinctive designs, and a strong sense of place.
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Parking

Integrated into Kimley-Horn’s larger transportation network, our parking team specializes in the planning and design of parking decks, parking access and revenue control systems, wayfinding and guidance signage, and mobile payment applications.
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Roadway & Bridge (Structures)

From horizontal and vertical geometrics to stormwater management, our roadway and bridge team engineers are responsible for the design of more than 2,500 miles of roadway across the U.S. and the development of plans and specifications for more than 650 bridges from coast to coast.
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Surface Water

Our surface water team draws on water’s power and potential by working on a variety of projects including hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, storm drainage systems, culverts, flood control, and water quality treatment.
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Technology

Visualization. Drones. Transportation software. Telecommunications. Our technology team uses these tools to better communicate the benefits of a project, show multiple alternatives, enhance performance from the get-go, and provide fast turnarounds.
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Transit

Known for multimodal and intermodal solutions, our transit team provides feasibility studies through turnkey transit solutions for streetcars and light rail, heavy rail, commuter rail and intercity rail, bus and paratransit, and bus rapid transit.
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Transportation Planning

Centered around performance-based decision making, community and stakeholder engagement, and implementable solutions, our transportation planning team creates long-range transportation plans, corridor plans, strategic mobility plans, countywide transportation plans, and more for communities of all sizes.
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Transportation Systems Management & Ops

Our user-friendly, operationally-proven intelligent transportation systems are implemented from coast to coast. From system integration to specifications and estimates, our transportation systems management and ops team addresses aging infrastructure, increasing traffic volume, and outdated technology.
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Water Utilities

For numerous public and private utilities around the country, our water utilities team addresses a large range of needs including conveyance and treatment plans, water and sewer master plans, raw water source and alternative supply studies, and effluent reuse plans.
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Culture Awards

FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For
2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 20162015 | 2014

FORTUNE 100 Best Workplaces for Women
2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017

FORTUNE Best Companies in Consulting and Professional Services
2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017

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Our mission is to provide an environment for people to flourish.