You’re trained on Primavera P6 and you’re totally qualified for a project controller position – but wait… you need to come with practical experience after all of those months and years of studying and training!? If you’re not sure how to get Project Controls experience I want to help you out. Let me tell you about internships. I’ve found internships to be the best bet to bridge this gap when you’re fresh on the scene of any profession.
Whether you’re a newbie to Project Controls or if this is a second career choice, internships/hands-on experience can help you become competitive in this fast moving industry. To help you get started I’ve gathered some Project Controls internship resources that can hopefully help you in your career journey of landing a Project Controls position. Below you’ll find 4 top resources (they’re listed in no particular order).
4 Go-To Resources for Finding Project Controls Internship
Well of course I had to have LinkedIn on this list. This is one of the best places to find professional and valid job postings. Some companies that are currently looking for Controls Engineers, Project Coordinator, Quality Controller, Project Controls Interns are Jacobs, Black & Veatch, Sandia National Laboratories and many more. Sign up and get notifications when a job in your industry has been posted. >> Check out the postings and apply.
Looksharp is also another great source for internships too. They have a wide range of Project Controls positions for various levels around. It’s easy and free to create a Looksharp profile. Some companies that have postings up that you can apply to are Savannah River Nuclear Solutions LLC, NuScale Power LLC, and America Transmission Company who is looking for a Project Controls intern for summer of 2016. >> Check out the postings and apply.
In the last 14 days, CareerMine has 173 matching job postings for Project Controls. Companies you can apply to are Suncor, Ledcor Group, GRAYMONT, and KGHM just to name a few. Get a head start this year – create a profile and continue on your career journey. >> Check out the postings and apply.
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Hirepurpose is career resource that offers numerous Project Management positions. They provide recommendations and help match your profile with positions that fit your preferences. >> Check out the postings and apply.
Leave a comment if you know of any resources that can help your fellow Project Controller get started.