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Interested in Joining KJ?

Kennedy Jenks (KJ) has built a culture of client service, technical excellence, and exceptional professional growth opportunities for our employees. As part of the KJ team, you’ll participate in exciting water, environmental, and industrial projects with inspiring teams and prominent experts.


What We Do

KJ is a leading water and industrial engineering firm. We deliver innovative design, construction and technology solutions for water and industrial projects across the U.S.

Our Values

Employee Resources Groups are voluntary, employee-led groups focused on fostering diversity and inclusion.

Our Culture

Hundreds of KJers come together for TechEx, a biennial Technical Excellence showcase that brings colleagues together across the country. For several days you connect and learn, while making a difference in the world.

Engineering critical infrastructure to optimize the quality and longevity of irreplaceable natural resources.

Since 1919, KJ has provided engineering and scientific solutions to municipal agencies, businesses, and industrial facilities across the country. We focus on providing clients with exceptional personalized service, highly qualified professional staff, and technically advanced engineering solutions. KJ continues to lead the industry with innovative, award-winning projects that remain at the vanguard of engineering technology and applied science.


Professional Excellence and Development

Professional development is vital to our employees’ progress and satisfaction. KJ offers numerous opportunities to cultivate their knowledge and expertise.

Our culture encourages participation in challenging projects, working with experienced mentors, and achieving individual and firm goals, in collaboration with colleagues, partners and vendors.

We encourage our employees to join professional, industry and local organizations and committees, attend events, and deliver papers and presentations that highlight our work together.

We offer programs supporting tuition reimbursement, continuing education and certifications.

Kennedy Jenks’ regular internal conferences, seminars, podcasts and presentations provide avenues to share technical accomplishments, assess our clients’ needs, and engage with others to develop relationships and opportunities.

Since starting at Kennedy Jenks, I have fallen into a family of passionate people that have supported me in the pursuit of my career passions. Kennedy Jenks is a special place to work. Here, an employee has the opportunity to be a subject matter expert, an entrepreneur, an industry leader, a business owner or all the above! When you work here the opportunities seem endless!
Current KJ Employee

Kickstart Internship

Discover your potential at KJ. Our summer internship program is available in multiple offices every year. Our program provides a unique hands-on experience across a diverse range of projects undertaken by our engineers and scientists. Students can apply during the fall and spring, check out our current openings page.

The mentorship I've received throughout the summer has been incredible and I've loved getting to learn more about KJ. The opportunity to experience so many different aspects of KJ's work has been the most impactful part of my internship experience because I've been able to look for new learning opportunities every day.
Former Intern

Great Place to Work

The ‘Great Place to Work’ Committee is designed to help new and existing employees feel welcome and valued by promoting a fun and attractive KJ workplace culture. Its events focus on enhancing the KJ employee experience and improving employee engagement by linking together our KJ staff who work within the KJ flexible work environment.

Working at KJ

Hear what our employees think of our culture, collaboration and their career growth.

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Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Kennedy Jenks is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.