Shiel Sexton Intern Spotlight… 

Our next Shiel Sexton Intern Spotlight is Sam Thatcher! Sam attends Purdue University and is a Senior majoring in Construction Management. 

What projects will you be working on/are involved with this summer?  

During this internship, I will be working on the Concrete Self-Performance team, specifically in estimating. 

Have you worked at Shiel Sexton before?  

Last summer, I worked in the Concrete department in the field. 

What is your past internship experience (if any)?  

My past internship experience was working for a wiring company, and I’ve also ran communications lines in schools. 

What are you hoping to learn this summer with this internship?  

Over the next couple of months, I am hoping to learn more about the process of construction on the management side. I’d love to learn more about the planning, scheduling, and estimating components that come with construction management. 

How will this internship advance your career?/ Where would you like your career to go?  

I believe this internship will give me the experience I need to gain a better understanding of project management. Ideally, I’d like to be a project manager one day.  

What do you like about working at Shiel Sexton?  

After working at Shiel Sexton last summer and starting my second internship here, I truly love the sense of community among employees as well as how organized the company is.