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Broadening your experience is an important step for any student in EEE, and gaining that experience through summer internships or full time employment can be one of the best avenues. There are many ways here at Purdue to ‘Link to Opportunities for Work Experience’, such as the Office of Professional Practice or the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO).  On occasion, companies or professional organizations will contact EEE direct with information concerning work opportunities.  This information is listed below as it is received.  Check this site frequently as changes may occur often, especially during peak hiring seasons.  In most instances, a contact person and/or organization website is listed.  If given, the application deadline will be noted.     

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Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.

Position: Entry to Mid-Level Environmental Planner

Location: Santa Barbara or San Diego, CA

Education Requirements: BS or MS

Description: Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our Environmental Planning Team in California. Work will focus on preparation, organization and delivery of documentation compliant with both the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a variety of project scopes and clients. The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of CEQA/NEPA consulting experience and be comfortable preparing technical analyses of CEQA- and NEPA-compliant documents (IS/MNDs, EIRs, EAs, EISs, etc.); preparing and adhering to scopes, schedules, and budgets under the supervision of a project manager; and communicating with team members. This position will work closely to support the environmental planning and permitting team Santa Barbara while collaborating on projects and with technical staff throughout California.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will report to environmental planning and permitting leadership in Santa Barabara or San Diego while working closely with staff throughout California. Primary responsibilities will include preparing analyses of environmental issues in the context of NEPA and CEQA compliance, Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 and 401 compliance, regional planning documents, municipal codes, and local plans. The position will also include some assistance with proposal preparation. Opportunities for advancement are open for highly motivated and capable candidates. Participation in professional organizations and pursuit of job-related trainings is encouraged.

  • BS/BA or Master’s degree in environmental studies, planning, natural resources, or related field
  • 1-5 years increasingly responsible experience preparing CEQA/NEPA documents (IS/MNDs, EIRs, EISs); Applicable internships can count towards years of experience
  • Ability to work effectively and independently on CEQA/NEPA documents under Project Manager supervision
  • Strong technical writing, research, and analytical abilities as well as excellent oral communication skills and high attention to details
  • Solid understanding of CEQA and/or NEPA requirements and processes, including knowledge of latest regulations and how to apply them to a project
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate effective organizational skills
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
  • Proficiency with Arc GIS and spatial analysis tools a plus
  • Interest in marketing, proposals, and business development

For more information and to apply: apply here

Date Posted to this site - 9/19/2016


Tippecanoe County

Position: Stormwater Technician

Location: Lafayette, IN

Education Requirements: Associates or BS

Description: Performs physical inspections of storm systems in Tippecanoe County.  Establishes physical location of storm systems, including structures in Tippecanoe County, by using GPS equipment in the field.  Maps the location of storm systems in Tippecanoe County established by GPS equipment and then maps the information on the GIS with AutoCAD software.  Performs dry weather screening of enclosed pipe outfalls and open ditches in the field.  Researches and inspects illicit discharge complaints and suggests solutions to the problems as well as coordinates County follow up actions to resolve such complaints.  Locates and labels drains to prevent possible disruption of the drainage system.  Enters data into ASIST software for annual report to IDEM.  Scans all existing subdivision plats, drainage plans and other documents found in the Surveyor’s office.  Required to perform tasks on the computer with AutoCAD.  Required to perform tasks on the computer with the Tippecanoe County GIS system.  Serves as a department liaison to the public, contractors, developers, and consultants for public and private drainage projects, including answering questions and resolving conflicts.  Assists in the Storm Drain Marking Program as needed.  Assists in other areas of Public Education and Public Participation as needed.  Performs related duties as assigned

RequirementsAssociates degree in engineering, land surveying, water resources or closely rated field.  Baccalaureate degree preferred and three years experience in appropriate area.  Experience in water quality programs, including Stormwater as well as Watershed Management Planning and Implementation.  Knowledge of Aquatic Biology and ability to conduct Stream Assessments, including watershed reconnaissance, collection and identification of stream, bottom-dwelling, macro invertebrate organisms, chemical and physical parameter sampling, and stream habitat evaluations.  Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in AutoCAD and GIS.  Advanced knowledge in GPS equipment.  Basic knowledge of drafting and surveying techniques and equipment.  Strong math skills (algebra, geometry and physics).  Ability to design a storm drainage system.  Ability to read and interpret detailed blue prints, plot and construction plans, specifications, and various property records, such as legal descriptions, aerial and plat maps.  Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of state and local regulations pertaining to Rule 5, Rule 13, and subdivision, construction, post-construction, and drainage projects.  Ability to plan and layout assigned work projects and work with others in a team environment.  Ability to work on several tasks at the same time and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions.  Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.  Ability to use the scanner and methods of filing.  Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information/records according to state requirements.  Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with supervisor, associates in same department, other County departments, developers, engineers, contractors, government agencies, and the general public in a courteous and tactful manner, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.  Ability to occasionally work extended or evening hours and serve on 24-hour call for emergencies.  Possession of a valid Indiana Driver’s License and demonstrated safe driving record.

For more information and to apply: apply here

Date Posted to this site - 9/14/2016


U.S. Army Environmental Command (AEC)

Position: Environmental Compliance

Location: West Point, NY

Education Requirements: BS or MS

Description: A research opportunity is available with the U.S. Army Environmental Command (AEC), located in West Point, NY. AEC is seeking a candidate with a Bachelor's or Master's in environmental science, environmental health, engineering, environmental engineering, environmental policy, public health, or a related. The selected candidate will assist staff Environmental Compliance Engineers in program areas such as: Petroleum and Chemical Bulk Storage Tanks, Contaminated Site Remediation, Hazardous and Solid Waste Management, and Unexploded Ordnance Management.

Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:

• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation

• Training & Travel

QualificationsApplicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran. 

For more information and to apply: apply here 

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


Metropolitan Sewer District

Position: Senior Engineer/Engineering Intern (multiple positions and ongoing search)

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Education Requirements: BS

Description:  To perform professional engineering work involving the design, investigation and construction of engineering projects including streets, bridges, mechanical systems, utility plants, buildings and other projects, varying with assigned area of responsibility; and to provide complex professional assistance to an assigned Engineering Supervisor or other management personnel.

Applications for Senior Engineer/Engineer Intern are being accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this job posting. As vacancies become available, applications will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring department for consideration.

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) has several exciting employment opportunities for energetic, service-minded Professional Engineers or Engineer Interns with a focus on teamwork and continuous improvement. Job opportunities are in one or more of the following areas: Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, and Industrial Engineering disciplines, as well as other related specialties. Senior Engineers and Engineer Interns at MSDGC work collaboratively on projects with a broad array of professional and technical co-workers, and with citizens and other stakeholders. MSDGC offers a fast-paced, diverse, team-based, and family-friendly work environment, with an outstanding pay and benefits package.

16-01 Planning:
Plan Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, including sewerage of undeveloped areas, sewer replacement and upsizing; major repair, replacement, and improvement of pump stations and wastewater treatment plants.

16-02 Design:
Design CIP projects, including sewerage of undeveloped areas, sewer replacement and upsizing; major repair, replacement, and improvement of pump stations and wastewater treatment plants.

16-03 Construction:
Supervise and provide field engineering services during construction of multiple CIP and subdivision projects; coordinate construction activities with contractors and with project managers of various MSD divisions; oversee the work of construction inspectors; approve and process change orders and invoices; lead and/or attend various project meetings including pre-construction meetings.

16-04 Cost Estimation:
Prepare and/or coordinate cost estimates for the In-House Design Section on treatment and collection system projects, using MC2ICE 2000 software. Provide conceptual, total bid price, and forecast project costs. Conduct contingency and escalation analysis and maintain the estimating software model.

16-05 Project Management:
Use sound project management practices and MSD's Master Program Management Plan guidelines to deliver wastewater collection and treatment facility projects that are designed by either consultants or internal designers. Manage internal designer and consultant designer agreements, including preparation of requests for qualifications; consultant selection; negotiation of consultant agreements; scope, schedule and budget control; and evaluation of designer performance.  Provide project administration and documentation. Develop legislative requests with supporting documentation and respond to stakeholder inquiries for assigned projects. Prepare and present project updates to stakeholders. Generally, the project manager is responsible for the project after turnover from planning through construction and project close-out. Day-to-day inspection and management of construction phase is provided by others. Projects include wet weather improvement plan projects, asset management projects and local assessment sewers.

16-06 Sewer System Modeling:
Use MSD's System-Wide Model to support a number of programs, assess the efficiency of designs, develop flows to be used in final designs, and evaluate various alternatives as projects are in the planning phase.

16-07 Stormwater Management:
NPDES Phase II permit compliance and enforcement; SMU annual CIP development and planning; supervising technicians and other professional staff responsible for various planning and NPDES-permitting related activities.

16-08 Maintenance Reliability and Industrial Process Engineering:
Use reliability tools and strategies to improve equipment reliability for Wastewater
Treatment Plants, Flood Control Facilities, and the Wastewater Collection System within the District. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate familiarity with RCM, preventive and predictive techniques, root cause analysis, planning, scheduling, inventory management, change-management and maintenance management software with excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.

16-09 Plant Maintenance Engineering:
Support the MSD maintenance reliability program through the review of
specifications, in-house design, complex troubleshooting, contractor coordination, field support, review of submittals and drawings, and evaluation of project alternatives.

16-10 Instrument and Controls Engineering:
Support the MSD maintenance reliability program through the review of
specifications, in-house design, complex troubleshooting, contractor coordination, field support, review of submittals and drawings, and evaluation of project alternatives.

16-11 SCADA/Instrumentation:
Provide Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) support in operations and management of collection and treatment systems. Oversee and manage SCADA construction projects. Review specifications and perform in-house design, troubleshooting. Provide field support. Purchase and maintain hardware and software to support SCADA group.

16-12 Private Development Coordination and Review:
Review concept and detailed construction plans for compliance with various rules, regulations and permit requirements; evaluate proposed projects with respect to sewer capacity and impacts upon existing systems and infrastructure; coordinate activities with various departments, agencies, and local jurisdictions.

16-13 Industrial Waste:
Approve plans and specifications for industrial pretreatment systems; perform technical evaluation of industrial manufacturing/commercial operations for impact on the wastewater treatment system; develop, monitor, and assess performance metrics for the pretreatment program; oversee the Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) and Waste Hauler Programs and Storm Water activities; oversee the Permits and Compliance Section.

Minimum Qualifications (KSAs):

(Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the KSAs listed nor do the listed examples include all of the KSAs which may be performed.)

Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of engineering, especially as related to assigned area of responsibility--structural,mechanical, electrical, civil, geotechnical, etc; reinforced concrete design.
As appropriate, geology, including local geology, investigative practices and stabilization methods.
Code of Ethics for Professional Engineers.Pertinent federal, state and local codes, laws, regulations and standards.
Principles of management and supervision; City personnel policies and procedures; union contracts.
Principles and practices of obtaining and administering funding for assigned projects.
Materials, tools and equipment used in engineering; applicable computer software packages.
Administrative policies and procedures of the City and the assigned department.

Ability to:
Interpret engineering plans and calculations.
Review and prepare reports, construction plans, cost estimates and specifications for assigned projects.
Review plans for roadways, utilities, earthworks and residential and industrial developments.
Enforce appropriate safety and quality standards.
Interpret field data and results from laboratory tests.
Use appropriate computer programs for engineering analysis, data acquisition and database functions.
Develop and maintain databases and maps for information on retaining walls and geography.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Plan and manage the activities of subordinate workers; manage construction projects.

Required Education and Experience:

To qualify as an ENGINEER INTERN:

  • Each applicant must possess a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university, or possess an Engineer-in-Training certificate from any state.
  • After ten (10) years in the Engineer Intern classification without passing the Professional Engineer registration, the incumbent will be reclassified to the senior Engineering Technician classification.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Driver's license.

Engineer Intern Salary (as of 3/22/2016): 
$23.85 - $32.06 Hourly
$1,908.23 - $2,564.50 Biweekly
$49,614.03 - $66,677.11 Annually

Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.

Background Investigation: A criminal background investigation will be conducted for this position (according to Civil Service Commission Rule 15 – Sensitive Classifications/Positions and the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2001 and the Patriot Act). The purpose is to detect security risks and prevent security threats posed by potential employees.

U.S. Citizenship: All positions with the City of Cincinnati require that each applicant be a citizen of the United States or have a valid permanent resident card at the time of appointment (date of hire).

For more information and to apply: apply here

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


Anchor QEA

Position: Water Resources Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA

Education Requirements: BS or MS

Description: The engineer will have 0 to 5 years’ experience on water resources/civil/environmental projects.  An M.S. degree in civil or hydraulic engineering is preferred.  Responsibilities for the positions include:  field studies, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, engineering analysis, design of hydraulic structures and stream restoration projects, report preparation, client interaction, construction document preparation, and construction oversight.  EIT certification, understanding of or experience with river and stream restoration, hydrology and hydraulics is beneficial.  Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must.

For more information and to apply: Anchor QEA employs more than 360 highly motivated people in offices around the United States.  Our people are our most valuable resource, and we are committed to fostering a work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional growth of each employee.  This is accomplished through a company philosophy that combines teamwork, open communication, shared benefits, participation in the life of the company, shared opportunities, and job sculpting.  We all strive to contribute to a friendly, supportive, and fun work environment.  Apply here

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

Position: Multiple

Location: various

Education Requirements: BS through PhD

Description: The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) sponsors more than 50 research programs for undergraduate students at national laboratories and other federal research facilities in 24 states and some outside the United States. So whether you are seeking a summer internship, a scholarship to help fund your academic progress, or a longer-term research position to provide hands-on laboratory experience, ORISE has a program for you. There are multiple job listings potentially applicable to EEEs such as internships in the Wind Power Program office, Water Power Program office, Sustainability Office, Government Energy Management Office, Technology and Water Resources Internship, EPA, and DOE. Post graduate positions are for those who have graduated with a degree.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Support civil design, stream restoration, and other water resources design projects
  • Support stormwater management programs
  • Support environmental permitting projects
  • Support various projects within Environmental Branch (e.g., Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and wetland delineations)
  • Conduct field investigations
  • Conduct sampling events (surface water, groundwater, soil) in various site settings
  • Perform engineering calculations
  • Develop hydrologic and hydraulic models
  • Assist senior staff with the preparation of technical reports, including compiling analytical data
  • Conduct public education, including environmental education in schools, educational workshops and at local festivals
  • Some travel/field work (daytime and overnight) may be required (usually in Southeast U.S.)
  • Work with a team of water resources engineers and environmental scientists
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license, work outdoors in various weather conditions

Qualifications:  Applicants must must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in public health, environmental health, environmental science, geographic information systems, or a closely related discipline at an accredited U.S. college or university, or have received a bachelor's degree within five years of the desired starting date. Students will be required to provide proof of enrollment each semester.

For more information and to apply: See details for each job listing and more information on ORISE at the ORISE website. On left hand menu under "Internships, Scholarships, and Fellowships" select "Recent Graduates" or "Graduate Students".

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016



Location: Various

Position: multiple

Education Requirements: BS or MS

For more information and to apply online:  Under the video, select "Graduates and Interns".  In the black square for the "how to apply" section, select "search for job".  Scroll down and select the area of the world you are interested in (US, global, etc).  Note: you will have to select a specific country.  Click search for a job. Leave everything as is except for the “Job Category” section select “Engineering-Environmental”.

Date Posted to this site -8/22/2016



LocationMultiple locations
Position: multiple
Education Requirements: BS or MS
To learn more and apply:   Select "Apply" tab which is blue on the top of the screen.  On left side of screen select "search opportunities".  Keep all heading blank except select "Junior Consultant 0-2 years' experience" in "Experience Level" category. 

Date Posted to this site -  8/22/2016



Position: multiple entry level positions

Education Requirements: BS or MS

Location: multiple

More Information on company: For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized as a best place to work in the U.S.

Today, the importance of environmental stewardship is unprecedented. As businesses go “Green" and society becomes more proactive, your role in CH2M HILL's Environmental Group provides opportunities to participate in projects that will protect the Earth's natural resources. We help our clients in both government and industry markets safeguard and restore natural resources as cost-effectively as possible. Overall it is a monumental task, but with each day, we have the opportunity to limit our footprint. Ready? Let's Get to Work.

For more information and to apply: Go to CH2MHill in the search jobs box and select "browse all jobs" orange button. Under "Job Function" look at the categories applicable to EEEs (Engineering-Environmental, Engineering-Water, Engineering-Wastewater, etc.).  Look for positions that contain "entry level" in the title. 

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


Ramboll Environ

Position: multiple

Education Requirements: BS or MS

Location: multiple

For more information and to apply: Go to RambollEnviron Under the "Current Openings" "Job Postings" section select "Associate" or "Environment and Energy". Look for the jobs that include "associate" or "entry level" in the heading.

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


McKinsey & Company

Position: various for 2017.  See education level for details.

Education Level: PhD and non-MBA Masters degrees (Analyst  and Associate positions).  BS for Junior Analyst and Junior Associate positions.

Location: multiple worldwide

Description: This link describes the various roles or position titles at the company.  The "consulting" and "research & analytics" roles best apply to EEE skills. 

More Information on company:  Please join McKinsey & Company's web presentations to learn about our work, our people, and our exciting full-time career opportunities for PhDs, Postdocs, non-MBA Masters, medical students, Interns, Residents and Fellows. We are hosting general information sessions, as well as sessions covering specific topics, such as women at McKinsey and our LGBT network.  Please visit our Online Events section on our website for session details, available dates, and to RSVP by clicking this link: Online Events
For general information on the company click  McKinsey  

To apply: See search & apply Please contact your recruiter should you have questions, Kate McClain,

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff 

Position: various entry level positions

Location: multiple in USA

For more information and to apply: Go to jobs. In the keywords box type "entry level". These positions are available throughout the company, excluding high speed rail positions which they list separately (see entry below). 

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff 

Position: Environmental Planner 

Location: multiple in California

For more information and to apply: Go to WSP rail  These positions are specific to the high speed rail that will be build in CA. 

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016



Location: Multiple locations
Position: multiple
To learn more and apply: Current openings via CLEAResult

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


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