Internship - Environmental Focus

  • Barr Engineering
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Feb 17, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology GIS - Remote Sensing Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description


Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental intern to join its Minneapolis office for the summer of 2018. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; data summary tables and spreadsheets; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel.

NOTE: Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Environmental, chemical, geological, or civil engineering or geology major
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Third or fourth year student
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets and exposure to GIS and CAD software
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • Minimum of one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate course work remaining after the internship
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277. Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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