Environmental Science Intern - Atlanta

  • CH2M
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • Mar 17, 2017
Full time Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Biology/Ecology Natural Resources Water Quality Watershed/Stormwater Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodpains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

As an Environmental Science Intern, you will have the opportunity to provide support and learn about a number of areas including: environmental monitoring, watershed studies, stormwater utility feasibility and implementation, water resource studies, environmental reports, wetland delineations, floodplain mapping and studies, ecosystem restoration, as well as permitting support services. The environmental scientist intern will support various types of environmental planning, permitting, ecosystem restoration design, ecological studies, watershed studies, and documentation for projects with local, state, federal, and private clients.
Working with other members of our team, you’ll conduct environmental field investigations, evaluate data and help prepare environmental reports. You will have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures to complete your assigned tasks in a team environment. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

 • Field sampling and data analysis associated with both water quality and biological sampling efforts. Experience with or an understanding of the design of field sampling plans for water quality, as well as either fisheries or macroinvertebrate sampling is beneficial.
• Assistance with the development and implementation of Watershed Protection Plans, environmental assessments and permitting support documentation,
• Evaluating stormwater management programs including data analysis and evaluation through GIS, document preparation, and/or developing and evaluating stormwater inventories
• Other activities could involve assistance with ecosystem restoration design and implementation, capital improvement planning, preparation of regulatory documents, and/or the preparation of watershed master planning studies
• Possess an outgoing and positive attitude, are dependable and meet all assigned project deadlines.
• Participate in achieving a Target Zero safety plan.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
• Currently a rising Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or another natural sciences from an accredited university.
• 0-2 years of experience
• CAD or GIS experience preferred
• Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Excel, CAD, and GIS
• Must be able to perform field work in a variety of weather and conditions

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
• Excellent oral and written communication, decision-making, problem resolution, and a sense of initiative are important for the position.

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As an Environmental Science Intern, you will have the opportunity to provide support and learn about a number of areas including: environmental monitoring, watershed studies, stormwater utility feasibility and implementation, water resource studies, environmental reports, wetland delineations, floodplain mapping and studies, ecosystem restoration, as well as permitting support services. The environmental scientist intern will support various types of environmental planning, permitting, ecosystem restoration design, ecological studies, watershed studies, and documentation for projects with local, state, federal, and private clients.

Working with other members of our team, you’ll conduct environmental field investigations, evaluate data and help prepare environmental reports. You will have the opportunity to utilize your knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures to complete your assigned tasks in a team environment. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress. 

• Field sampling and data analysis associated with both water quality and biological sampling efforts. Experience with or an understanding of the design of field sampling plans for water quality, as well as either fisheries or macroinvertebrate sampling is beneficial.
• Assistance with the development and implementation of Watershed Protection Plans, environmental assessments and permitting support documentation,
• Evaluating stormwater management programs including data analysis and evaluation through GIS, document preparation, and/or developing and evaluating stormwater inventories
• Other activities could involve assistance with ecosystem restoration design and implementation, capital improvement planning, preparation of regulatory documents, and/or the preparation of watershed master planning studies
• Possess an outgoing and positive attitude, are dependable and meet all assigned project deadlines.
• Participate in achieving a Target Zero safety plan.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:• Currently a rising Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or another natural sciences from an accredited university.
• 0-2 years of experience
• CAD or GIS experience preferred
• Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of Excel, CAD, and GIS
• Must be able to perform field work in a variety of weather and conditions
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:• Excellent oral and written communication, decision-making, problem resolution, and a sense of initiative are important for the position. 

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M.

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CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc.) to fill this position.

CH2M will unable to offer relocation to fill this position

 CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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Job Level

Entry-level, Intern (Paid)

Sector

Consulting