The construction intern will work with Hanover and King William Habitat for Humanity. The intern will report to the construction manager and have a 30-hour work week. The schedule for this internship is Wednesday through Saturday starting at 7:30 am for 8 weeks. The internship begins no later than June 14, 2023, and end no later than the week of August 7, 2023.

Pay is $900 biweekly


  • Report to the construction site and perform various construction activities under the supervision and with training from the construction manager and/or construction assistant.
  • Perform construction labor, including but not limited to including framing, wiring, tiling, finish carpentry, and siding.
  • Engage and assist with the construction planning process, permits and county processes necessary for construction, material ordering, and scheduling.
  • Learn about construction as part of a nonprofit organization, interacting and leading outside volunteers on an active construction site.
  • Interact with future Habitat homeowners on the construction site as they complete sweat equity.
  • Complete Habitat for Humanity’s competent person training for jobsite safety
  • Participate in mandated Atlantic Union intern virtual classes, including:
    • Introductions from AUB and Cohort Teambuilding: Wednesday, June 21; 12-1pm
    • Things to Consider When Shaping Your Career; Guest Speaker Richmond-based Nonprofit Leader: Wednesday, July 2; 12-1pm
    • Career Next Steps: Knowing Your Worth and Wage/Benefit Negotiations: Wednesday, July 19; 12-1pm
    • Wrap Up and Thank You: Wednesday, August 2; 12-1pm


  • Willingness and ability to perform physical, manual labor on active construction sites during all types of weather.
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn various aspects of the construction process.
  • Proven ability to be dependable, punctual, and reliable.
  • Have access to a computer to take online courses and virtual meetings.
  • Be enrolled in higher education courses – trade school, community college, or university, etc.


To apply, please email [email protected] with your resume and cover letter and a subject line of “Intern.”

Hanover and King William Habitat for Humanity (hkwhabitat.org) is an equal opportunity employer whose mission is to eliminate substandard housing conditions in Hanover and King William County through affordable housing homeownership and critical home repair. We invite those who are looking for challenging yet rewarding work to apply. Become an intern with an organization that makes a real difference in people’s lives while utilizing your skills and developing new ones!