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Dashiell hires students in the following fields.
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Dashiell has positions available for students graduating with the following degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management/Science

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Click on the below departments to view a list of events where we will be available to meet with interested students.

Partnered with Handshake

Handshake is the #1 place college students and recent graduates find jobs and internships. Dashiell partners with Handshake because it gives us the opportunity to leverage and connect with numerous students from varying universities and backgrounds to power our graduate and internship positions. Through Handshake, we can connect with students year around to build relationships and a strategic talent pipeline. Visit us on Handshake to connect!

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Mentorship Program Overview

The purpose of the mentorship program is to integrate newly hired engineers at Dashiell by creating a platform that builds a thriving company culture. The program hopes to translate this company culture into professional development, interdepartmental synergy, and general familiarity with the company, resources, and procedures.

The mentorship program chairs strive to facilitate social outings and lunch and learn programs each month. By hosting these events, the program aims to demonstrate all that Dashiell has to offer employees by:

  • Providing many opportunities to connect, so we can build strong personal and working relationships.
  • Providing opportunities to learn about an array of topics that develop new graduate engineers personally and professionally.
  • Emphasize FE/PE certifications and ensure new graduate engineers have the resources they need to obtain both certifications.

Rotation Program Overview

Graduate Engineers are given the opportunity to rotate through the various departments which make up Dashiell. Rotation includes the following opportunities:

  • Industrial Customer Substation and Distribution Design
  • Utility Customer Substation Design
  • Renewables Customer Substation Design
  • Electrical System Automation, Studies, and Settings
Field Services
  • High Voltage Equipment testing and checkout
  • Protection and Control System commissioning
  • Complete Substation acceptance testing for start-up activities

The rotation program generally last 18 to 24 months and gives graduate engineers a unique 360° perspective into Dashiell’s booming Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) model. The hands-on field experience combined with detailed engineering experience provides individuals invaluable exposure to high-voltage projects. Our well-rounded graduate engineers are equipped with the skills they 
need to succeed and lead in the industry.

Dashiell University

Dashiell University is a structured cohort-based training program for newly hired graduate engineers. Graduate engineers participate in a yearlong training program inclusive of Substation Design and Engineering, Transmission Line Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, and Leadership Development. The purpose of the program is to provide hands-on applicable training to supplement university course work. The program is taught by senior leaders in Dashiell, which allows graduate engineers in the program to network and learn from subject matter experts.

Intern Summer Experience

The purpose of the Dashiell intern program is to give each intern an opportunity to immerse themselves in the company culture and to gain valuable work experience. During the 11-week intern program, each intern has the opportunity to participate in gatherings such as volunteer and social events, attend lunch and learn programming with senior leaders across the various departments at Dashiell, and work on numerous projects that have a direct impact and connection to company goals. Each intern has a network of colleagues, such as a supervisor and mentor, who help them throughout their summer. At the end of the summer, all interns will present their summer learning to senior leadership in the company.

Our Recruiting Team

Chad Hartsfield

Manager, Talent Acquisition


Tori Smith



Madeline Cooke

HR Generalist


Applicant Q&A

Most of our internships take place in the summer and the internship program is 11 weeks long.

Currently enrolled university students may apply. Job postings will have specific criteria for each internship opportunity.

We typically post our internship and new graduate hire opportunities in August of each year and recruit in the fall. We recommend applying as soon as possible and visiting us at a career fair or on Handshake.

No, we do not offer sponsorship for internships or new graduate hire positions.

You will be contacted if selected to interview with Dashiell. Once you interview, we will typically make an offer within 2 weeks; however, there are numerous reasons why this timeframe may vary, especially during the height of university recruiting in the fall. You’re welcome to reach out to your recruiter who can provide you an update on your status.

Practice possible questions that may be asked of you. In each of your responses, it is best to use the four components of the STAR method to answer the questions. 

    1. Situation – Describe a specific situation that relates to the interview question. 
    2. Task – Describe your role in the situation.
    3. Action – Describe the actions you took to resolve the situation. 
    4. Result – Describe the results of your actions.  

Engineering Offices: Houston, Austin, Dallas, Chicago, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles

Project Management Offices: Houston, Raleigh, and Salt Lake City

Field Services Offices: Deer Park, Sulphur, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, and Port Arthur

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