Internship Spotlight | Nate Eaton

Nate came to Martin Horn as an undergraduate at Virginia Tech’s Myers Lawson School of Construction. He has been a welcome addition to our field team at the Quirk Hotel Charlottesville. Nate recently returned to Virginia Tech to continue working on his Bachelor of Science in Building Construction.


Intern Question and Answers

What responsibilities were you given during your internship? My responsibilities included: reviewing submittals, checking on RFIs and sitting in on OAC meetings. I worked with subcontractors to resolve issues. All of these things have given me a really good idea of what it’s like to be a superintendent.
What have you found to be most interesting about the job site you’ve worked on? It’s been really interesting to observe how the older parts of this building are being restored and blended into a new modern space.
How has being a MLSoC student prepared you for this internship? Being a MLSoC student has taught me to juggle multiple tasks while keeping the bigger picture in mind. They also taught me to have confidence in my team, which has helped me at Martin Horn.
What skills have you learned while working for Martin Horn that will help you in the future? Reviewing hundreds of pages of site drawings has taught me how to understand and utilize the drawings to the best of my ability.
Intern Testimonial:

“Tim Patronik has been a great mentor to me. His guidance helped me through the major milestones of this project. I’ve really enjoyed working at Martin Horn.”


“Nate was an absolute joy to work with. He is knowledgeable beyond his years and eagerly took on any assigned tasks. Nate was a welcome addition to the Team, providing not only a second set of eyes, but another set of willing and capable hands as well. We intend to monitor Nate’s progress with the hopes that he will entertain joining our team after graduation.”

– Shawn Woody, Assistant Project Manager