Sustainability Intern

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Apr 12, 2017
Internship- Paid Energy Efficiency Environmental Science/Engineering Green Building/Sustainable Development Green Business Renewable Energy Sustainability Waste Management/Recycling

Job Description


Cosentini is seeking a self-starter with a desire for real world design and construction experience and a passion for green buildings to join on our Sustainability Team. The Sustainability Team handles all aspects of project management for clients seeking LEED or other green building certifications for large scale commercial and multi-family residential buildings.  Projects include high profile buildings with sophisticated design and development teams.  Applicants should have an understanding of building science and sustainability as applied to the built environment.  The role requires the ability to multi-task as well as strong communication and effective organizational skills.   Candidates must be deadline driven with the ability to excel whether working independently or collaboratively.


  • Assist in documenting green building certification requirements
  • Perform water, site and daylighting calculations
  • Assist with reviewing contractor submittals for LEED
  • Research and maintain database of changes to green building systems and programs
  • Investigate financial incentives for green building initiatives. 

Why join Cosentini?
Cosentini Associates provides the following engineering services: HVAC, Electrical Power, Fire Protection, Plumbing, Energy Conservation and Sustainable Design, Code Consulting and Construction Administration Services. We have a reputation for innovative design in the global design and construction industry. As part of the Tetra Tech family, we are a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 16,000 employees, 400 offices worldwide and 2.3 billion revenue in FY 2015, we provide services to protect and improve the quality of life through responsible resource management, sound infrastructure, and rapid communications ability. 

Cosentini/Tetra Tech is an equal opportunity employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. 



  • B.S. or B.A. candidate in engineering, architecture, building science, environmental science or similar
  • Familiarity with building drawings and specifications
  • Understanding of green building trends, relevant sustainable design elements and technologies
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, AutoCAD, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication capabilities 


  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP BD+C
  • AutoCad or Revit skills
  • Engineering or architectural design experience

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