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Full Time Job Opportunities

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.     

Investigate job opportunities via the links below, and to the side under ‘Link to Opportunities for Work Experience’.


Tranlin, Inc (US subsidiary of Shandong Tranlin Paper Co., Ltd.)

Position: Junior and Mid-Level Environmental Engineers-Bilingual Mandarin/English

Location: North Chesterfield, Virginia

For more information and to apply:  Permanent Position 

Date Posted to this site - 4/22/16


Civil and Environmental Engineering Consultants, Inc. (CEC)

Position: Civil Engineer

Location: Nashville, TN

Description:As a Civil Engineer for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll work with project teams in several practice areas, including municipal water/wastewater, solid waste management, geotechnical and site development. From designing an expansion to a water treatment facility, to developing operational plans for a solid waste landfill, or developing site plans for a new commercial development, you'll take part in managing and designing site layouts, grading plans, stormwater management facilities, water quality best management practices, and utilities. Interacting with clients, contractors, local government officials, you'll impact the whole project - from conceptual and design phases, through the regulatory review process, bidding, and construction, all the way to the grand opening. 

Qualifications: •B.S. in Civil Engineering (M.S. a plus); 
•0-4 years' engineering experience; 
•Ability to speak and write professionally.  

Preferred Qualifications:

 •E.I.T. or P.E. certification;

•Experience working on projects for municipal water/wastewater facilities, developers, architects, commercial, big box retail, waste disposal facilities, and industrial clients; 

•Land development experience including grading plans, erosion and sedimentation control plans, stormwater management plans; 

•Proficiency in computer modeling and drafting software such as: AutoCAD/Civil 3D, HydroCAD and HEC-RAS.

For more information and to apply: Go to CEC.

Date Posted to this site - 4/6/2016


Department of Energy Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (EPSA)

Position: Postgraduate Opportunity-Energy Water System (two positions)

Location: Washington DC 

Description: We are seeking two talented and committed individuals to assist the Office of Energy Systems Analysis and Integration in 1) pursuing improvements in the availability, quality, and usability of data related to the energy-water nexus; 2) laying the foundation for a federated energy-water data system incorporating data sets from DOE, other agencies, and other organizations; 3) developing model-based future scenarios that explore the interactions between energy and water systems and the implications for energy demand and portfolio mix, energy security, energy system reliability, energy system resilience, cost, and environmental impacts, particularly in regions impacted by water scarcity; 4) developing modes of analysis of multi-organizational decision-making processes; and 5) pursuing new approaches in areas such as communication of uncertainty and data visualization.


  • Develop an understanding of the available data sets and gaps in areas such as the following: thermoelectric cooling systems, produced water, water for hydraulic fracturing, water for enhanced oil recovery, energy for pumping, and energy for water treatment.

  • To help develop concepts to improve the accessibility and usability of data sets to support analysis of trends, decision-making behavior, etc.

  • Provide input into a federated data system for energy and water.

  • Provide input into model-based regional and national scenarios exploring different aspects of the energy-water nexus and its effect on the energy system.

  • Analyze multi-organizational decision-making.

  • Perform analyses and provide constructive feedback on others’ analyses addressing the technology, economic, regulatory and other policy dimensions of the water-energy nexus and other energy policy topics.

  • Draft memos and white papers on the above topics.

  • Organize workshops on the above topics.

  • Develop working relationships across DOE, with National Laboratories, and with other Federal agencies.

  • Identify opportunities for productive collaboration with other analysts.


  • A degree in engineering or economics, or policy with some experience in energy is desired.

  • Strong presentation and writing skills

  • Experience with data systems

  • Experience with energy modeling

  • Experience in environmental policy

  • Strong critical thinking

Academic Levels:

  • Postdoctoral
  • Post-Master's
  • Post-Bachelor's

For more information and to apply: Position for US Citizens only. For more information on DOE go to EPSA. To apply for the position go here. In the "Find Your Opportunity" section on the page on the right side, type DOE-STP-EPSA-GEN-3006 in the search box.  In the search box type "entry level". Although the posting looks old, they are preparing to hire from it with a start date of "immediately" or "at the end of the school year". So apply if you are interested. 

Date Posted to this site - 3/31/2016


WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff 

Position: various entry level positions

Location: multiple in USA

For more information and to apply: Go to jobs. In the search 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 - 3/22/2016


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 - 3/22/2016


Black & Veatch

Position: Civil/Environmental Engineer 1

Location: multiple including Indianapolis, IN; Phoenix, AZ; Irvine, Sacramento, and Walnut Creek, CA; Denver, CO; Miami and Orlando, FL; Burlington and Boston, MA; Gaithersburg, MD; Charlotte, Cary, and Raleigh, NC; Columbus and Akron, OH; Dallas and Houston, TX; and Omaha, NE 

Description: Functions in a Civil Engineer 1 capacity. Under close supervision, performs routine aspects of engineering assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to prescribed techniques and procedures to complete project assignments. 

Responsibilities may include:

•Preparing and performing site selection studies
•Field investigations
•Environmental impact studies and environmental monitoring
•Design calculations & sketches required to prepare construction documents
•Equipment research
•Specifications, drawings or to meet other project requirements
Engineering Standards: Develops familiarity by reading, understanding and applying departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies and procedures. Quality / Continuous Improvement: Develops an understanding and complies with the B&V quality program. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Engineering Production: Contributes to preparation of less complex engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications, and studies of limited scope. Performs routine research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares basic engineering calculations following standard methods and principles used in similar engineering analysis. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Project Coordination: Shares information with others as requested. Coordinates with others when directed by supervisor or project leadership. Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities. Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.
Assignments are in conjunction with engineering, procurement, planning, designing, and construction of: bridges, dams, military bases, tunnels, water and wastewater facilities, hazardous waste facilities, power plants, hydro-electric power, telecommunication systems, and commercial and industrial facilities.

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from either a recognized ABET accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Note: No experience needed. 

Preferred Qualifications: Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Intellectual Horsepower, Written Communications, Proficient computer skills, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline Basic industry knowledge and technology trends Basic knowledge of company quality program Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles. Specialization in Environmental, Structural or Geotechnical a plus. Minimum GPA of 2.75

More Information on company:  Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions that help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities worldwide. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.

To apply: Black and Veatch entry level Environmental Engineering job posting

Date Posted to this site - 2/25/2016


Ramboll Environ

Position: multiple

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 - 2/25/2016



Position: multiple

Location: multiple

For more information and to apply: Go to Shrewsberry opportunities.  Look for the jobs with "water resources project engineer" in the heading.

Date Posted to this site - 2/25/2016



Position: multiple entry level positions

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". Look at the categories applicable to EEEs (Engineering-Environmental, Engineering-Water, etc.).  Look for positions that contain "entry level" in the title. 

Date Posted to this site - 2/25/2016



LocationMultiple locations
Position: multiple
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 -  2/25/2016



Location: Various

Position: multiple

For more information and to apply online:  Select green search button in upper right hand corner.  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.  Select "graduates and interns" below the map of the world.  Leave everything as is except for the “Job Category” section select “Engineering-Environmental”.

Date Posted to this site -2/25/2016


ATC Group Services, LLC (formerly Cardno)

Position: landfill intern or landfill engineer depending on the status of the ideal candidate

Location: Evansville, IN (with per diem) during summer and Cincinnati, OH (for fall semester if intern or thereafter if permanent position)

Description: ATC Group Services is looking for an individual interested in landfill projects.  Depending on the most qualified candidate, the position will be an internship beginning summer 2016 and continuing Fall 2016 with potential employment after graduation.  For a permanent position, the candidate would begin following graduation.  Preference for juniors or seniors although a highly qualified sophomore will be considered.  The opportunity will involve field work in the summer and move into the office setting in the fall.  The focus will be on testing, regulations, and QA/QC on landfill projects with an emphasis on projects involving the new coal ash regulations. 

Qualifications: Opportunity open to all those who can legally work in the United States, both foreign nationals and permanent citizens will be considered.  Individual should be interested in solid waste work.  

More Information on company:

To apply: Please send resumes to  

Date Posted to this site - 1/19/2016


Chazen Companies

Position: Environmental Specialist

Location: Poughkeepsie or Troy, NY


The Chazen Companies’ growing practice in the area of utility environmental compliance and permitting, anticipates the need for an Environmental Specialist to work in either our Poughkeepsie or Troy, NY office. The Chazen Companies is a 120-person, employee-owned, multi-disciplinary consulting firm located in New York's Hudson Valley. Approaching our 70th anniversary and named by The Business Review as one of the Best Places to Work, Chazen serves diverse market segments including land development, government, institutional and industrial clients with a wide range of civil, geotechnical, environmental and structural engineering, planning, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental and health and safety services. 

Under supervision and working with experienced staff, a successful candidate will assist in environmental assessment, permitting and compliance activities for a variety of projects primarily in the utility and energy sector. The work will involve a combination of office and field work and will include developing environmental license and permit applications on behalf of clients. It may also include wetland delineation, impact assessments, wetland mitigation monitoring, endangered species surveys, habitat assessments, and other studies, at times associated with Chazen’s land development and municipal engineering departments. 


BA/BS in an Environmental, Biological or Ecological Science, or Environmental Policy or related field is required. Experience conducting environmental science related field work and/or in regulatory compliance activities either while employed or as a volunteer is required. The ability to travel and work for extended periods at challenging field sites, and possession of a valid driver license, are required. 

Additional Qualifications for "Ideal Candidate": 

  • have experience with large linear and other utility projects in New York State. Experience with environmental assessment and monitoring activities is particularly desired 
  • have a working knowledge of state and federal environmental laws and regulations pertaining to energy projects and other development. Specific experience in utility environmental compliance and permitting is strongly desired 
  • have knowledge of environmental planning, permitting, wetlands, NEPA and SEQRA 
  • have a strong background in functional wetland assessments, mitigation, plant and wildlife identification, soils identification and permit preparation 
  • be able to conduct work year round in adverse climate and field conditions 
  • be able to prepare complex plans, environmental permit applications, reports, specifications, analyses and calculations 
  • have the ability to independently evaluate, select and recommend techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform technical tasks, field tasks, studies and analysis 
  • be able to develop and maintain client relationships 
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • have some understanding of the business, environmental, and political climate in New York as related to utility and energy policy and projects 

More Information on company: As a leading professional services firm with offices in Poughkeepsie, Troy and Queensbury, New York, Chazen offers a wide variety of benefits: competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits including our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), training, professional development, paid membership for professional associations, tuition reimbursement and much more. We have a great company culture, with a relaxed, collegial, team-based and professional work atmosphere in each of our offices. Chazen website

The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information and to apply: Chazen

Date Posted to this site - 1/6/2016


Energy Recruiters (ERI)

Position: multiple

Location: multiple (currently throughout Texas)

More Information on company: ERI is the leading Executive Search Firm for a wide array of industries.  The origins of our Firm were in the petroleum industry, serving Clients engaged in refining and retail marketing activities.  As ERI Clients benefited from our success, their many referrals enabled ERI to grow and expand within the marketplace.  Today, ERI's Practices include Energy, Consumer Product Goods, Retail, Hospitality and Healthcare.

For more information and to apply: Multiple environmental positions for companies around the country in look for environmental positions under the "Environmental Health & Safety" category from the left column here.

Date Posted to this site - 1/6/2016



Position: Civil Engineering and Environmental Scientist entry level positions

Location: South Bend, IN

More Information on company: DLZ is one of the top consulting firms in the architectural, engineering, and surveying industry. The firm is ranked by Engineering News Record as one of the Top 125 in the U.S. and the sixth largest in the Midwestern United States. DLZ professionals work together as a team to safely deliver a wide range of project sizes and types across the country.  Please also see their website DLZ.

For more information and to apply: Go to DLZ Civil. to apply. Please also forward your resume to Mary Ann Myers at  They are interested in EEE graduates for the South Bend office open positions. 

Date Posted to this site - 11/20/2015


Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

Position: Multiple

Location: various

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, and DOE State Energy Program Clean Air Act.

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".

Date Posted to this site - 11/20/2015


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

Date Posted to this site - 11/20/2015


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