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Career | August 19, 2021

Penn State Engineering Student Gains Hands-On Experience with Rosendin Internship

3rd -year student Chase Walter selected by nation’s top innovative electrical contracting firm

Sterling, VA (August 19, 2021)Rosendin, the electrical contracting industry’s largest employee-owned firm, welcomed Pennsylvania State University student Chase Walter to its 2021 Summer Internship Program. This year’s intern class is comprised of 65 students from 35 colleges and universities from across the country. Rosendin’s internship program gives college students real-world experience in project management, estimating, safety, Building Information Modeling, IT, finance, and marketing while pathing the way for further career development.

Walter is a junior studying Architectural Engineering in Penn State’s College of Engineering. He is a Project Manager Intern at Rosendin’s Sterling, VA office, where he is developing new skills and assisting with communications between the main office and jobsites.

“The best part of my internship so far is working with a great team, everyone is encouraging,” said Chase Walter, Rosendin Intern. “I’m interested in a career in construction management, and I quickly realized Rosendin was the perfect fit. This internship has taught me that project managers are the connectors between the office and the jobsite. Communication and coordination between all aspects of the project are key, making the job of a project manager crucial to a project’s success.”

Walter’s internship will last 12 weeks at Rosendin’s Sterling office, one of 17 regional offices nationwide. He will explore his career path, gain valuable job experience, fulfill university fieldwork requirements, and grow his professional network. Walter will work alongside a designated Rosendin mentor to solve real-world construction industry challenges in project management.

“Rosendin is serious about recruiting the brightest young minds and growing them into future leaders, like Chase. We look for students from all backgrounds because having a diverse pool of interns brings new perspectives to our teams and strengthens our company,” said Matt Orosz, Operations Manager in Rosendin’s Virginia offices. “I am pleased to welcome Chase to our team, and I look forward to seeing what he’ll accomplish.”

The goal of Rosendin’s Summer Intern Program is to help students realize their full potential and develop them into future leaders. Upon successful program completion, interns are invited back the following summer or offered a full-time position. Rosendin frequently recruits Penn State students through campus career fairs and recruiting events. For updates on recruiting, visit or Rosendin’s LinkedIn profile.


About Rosendin

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Rosendin is employee-owned and one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States, employing over 7,500 people, with revenues averaging $2 billion. Established in 1919, Rosendin remains proud of our more than 100 years of building quality electrical and communications installations and value for our clients but, most importantly, for building people within our company and our communities. Our customers lead some of the most complex construction projects in history and rely on us for our knowledge, our ability to scale, and our dedication to quality. At Rosendin, we work to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential by building a culture that is diverse, safe, welcoming, and inclusive.

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