Environmental Science/Engineering Intern

  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • Sterling, VA, USA
  • Sep 07, 2018
Part time Environmental Science - Engineering

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 a highly motivated environmental science/engineering intern for their Sterling, VA office. Only candidates who live within commuting distance of Sterling will be considered. 

We are searching for candidates that have the willingness to learn new tasks, assist in administrative and scientific tasks, be impactful, and be decisive.  The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Collect and enter data for evaluation by senior project staff.
  • Assist with report production and file management activities. 
  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance. 
  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member. 
  • Assist with office administrative tasks.


  • Knowledge of data collection and tabulation in preparation of scientific documents. 
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite with expertise in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access .
  • Ability to format and produce reports as well as the ability to maintain file management. 
  • Attention to detail is required. 
  • Enthusiasm, resourcefulness, and a positive attitude. 
  • The successful candidate is able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal format and make evaluated decisions. 
  • The successful candidate will work as a problem solver, will have an interest and ability to work in a collaborative manner, and will have the flexibility to adapt to changing situations.

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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