Environmental Engineering or Science Intern

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Aug 30, 2018
Internship- Paid Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description


 Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Tetra Tech is seeking an environmental engineering or environmental science intern to learn the general principles of environmental consulting and develop skills related to their program of study. This position is located in their Chicago, IL office.

Only candidates who live within a commuting distance of Chicago will be considered.  The intern will work approximately 12 or more hours per week during the school year and will have the opportunity to work on projects in a variety of areas in environmental consulting including environmental engineering, natural resource management, disaster management planning, and hazardous waste management. Full-time work during the summer months may also be possible. Specific tasks would include data management and organization, data analysis, and report writing and compilation.  At the end of the internship, the intern is expected to present his/her internship experience to the office.


Good interpersonal skills, strong technical writing skills, spoken and written fluency in English, Must be highly motivated and work well in a team environment. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet software, and databases preferred.  Qualified candidate should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate environmental science or civil/environmental engineering program. 40-Hour OSHA training a plus.  Heavy lifting of field sampling and other equipment will be required. Candidate must also meet physical demands of hazardous waste site work.  Candidate may be exposed to various weather conditions while performing field work outside.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies.

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