Duke Realty Construction Intern in Oak Brook, Illinois


Duke Realty, one of the largest commercial real estate and construction companies in the United States with industrial properties in 20 major U.S. cities, has an opportunity for a Construction Intern/Co-Op to join our construction team in in our Chicago, IL market for Summer 2019. Candidates must be attracted to a fast paced environment where responsiveness and customer service are highly valued. A predisposition toward teamwork and personal responsibility will be critical to a candidate’s success. The selected candidate will assist both the Project Manager and Superintendent in office and field as directed; as well as learning and gaining a better understanding of Duke Realty’s business and delivery system. Further responsibilities may include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • On-site support to superintendents and project managers.

  • Assist team with the successful administration and management of project(s).

  • Maintaining accurate and timely project documentation, both in the main office and jobsite as directed by Project Manager or Superintendent.

  • Responsible for communication with both internal and external customers to ensure that project goals, cost, schedule, and quality are achieved.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager.


  • Candidate enjoys the challenge of building projects and managing subcontractors in a field setting.

  • Enrolled in a college construction engineering, construction management or civil engineering program required.

  • Ability to manage and direct Subcontractors, and maintain relationships.

  • Possess strong initiative and effective organizational skills.

  • Attention to detail, and ability to multitask and prioritize workload.

  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport and interact with various levels of professionals.

  • Demonstrated experience working with MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience using MS Project desired.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Duke Realty is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.