EEE Related Jobs

Internship or Part 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’

 

Alcoa

Position: Intern-Environmental Health and Safety

Location: Eastman, GA

Description: Intern will help bring new ideas to continuously improve systems and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes. Help strengthen EHS Management systems by evaluating and improving programs such our Project Environmental Health Safety Review process, New Material Review process and general process change procedures throughout the facility. Help leverage our Single Person Accountability program by providing knowledge, coaching, and training. Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards. Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance. Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine root causes and preventive measures. Help review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment to determine whether all safety requirements have been met. Report or review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing. Build relationships with employees and work with others to obtain information about work environments and identify previously unknown risk. Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy.

For more information and to apply: Go to Alcoa Jobs Select "United States".  On the right side, select "Click Here To Search U.S. Job Openings".  At the bottom in the key word category write "Intern EHS" and hit the select button.

Date Posted to this site - 5/21/2015

 

CH2MHill

Position: Environmental Intern (multiple)

Location: various

Description:  The challenge? Helping save and protect the one and only Earth we have. Our Environmental Intern jobs are your opportunity to help restore environmentally impaired sites for economic use. Each day, you will assist Project Managers on research, data management, field sample collection, and technical report writing for challenging environmental projects. You should be a self-motivated, team-focused individual who is currently enrolled in an environmental or civil degree program and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each environmental intern job.

Our Environmental Interns:
 

  • Share work experiences in a positive work environment where talents are valued

  • Invest in meaningful endeavors, both assigned and voluntary, that are part of building a better world

  • Contribute to a company dedicated to sustainable development practices


  • Build upon knowledge gained through coursework

  • Apply knowledge of Word and Excel to data management and technical report writing

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 inCH2M 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 Intern  In the search jobs box where it says enter keywords write "intern".  Select "Environmental-Ecosystems-Waste mgmt" from pull down menu.  Select "all countries" from pull down menu. 

Date Posted to this site - 3/20/2015

 

AECOM

Position: Environmental Intern

Location: Rocky Hill, CT

Requirements:

Enrolled in Civil, or Environmental Engineering, or related program at an accredited college.

Description:

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Intern to work out of our Rocky Hill, Connecticut office location.

Responsibilities include:

  • Detail oriented while still able to understand/comply with the big picture/goals of a project
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong logic skills and writing skills
  • Documents time and effort accurately
  • Works productively in a team environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible – can adapt to shifting priorities
  • Able to work independently
  • Self-learner
  • Can take direction from others and in turn can provide guidance to others

More Information on company: With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com

To apply: Go to intern

Date Posted to this site - 3/20/2015

 

AECOM (formerly URS)

Position: Intern

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Requirements:

• Candidate must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited four year university, and currently working towards a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science, Construction Management, Health & Safety, Geology, or Engineering discipline.
• Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
• Must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hour prior to the start of the internship in the summer of 2015
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen

Preferred Requirements
• Strong communications skills, both oral & written
• GPA 3.0 or better
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Description:

AECOM is seeking an Intern to be based at our Pittsburgh, PA location. Global Management & Operations Services—Managing high-risk, technically complex programs and facilities for government clients is an area of expertise. We are the market leader in nuclear and high-hazard environmental management for the U.S. Department of Energy and are expanding that expertise to similar markets in Europe. We are also the only company in the United States to stabilize high-level radioactive waste. The ERS Group provides remediation and environmental construction services to a broad range of clients. ERS has served both public and private sector clients for over 25 years, delivering a variety of remediation, construction, operation, and maintenance services. We have a successful record of implementing technically sound, cost effective solutions that are structured to safely meet the needs of our clients.

Typical Responsibilities:
The AECOM Federal Services Internship Program is designed to engage college students in the practical application of a major administrative or technical study and to familiarize the intern with the interactions and requirements of the industry.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Internships are designed to introduce and build essential, hands on skills that differ from those attained in the academic arena and help to enhance the transition from student to professional.
2. Interns are assigned duties that will provide a broad, well-rounded learning experience.
3. Individuals interning in Environmental Sciences (ES&H), Engineering, Construction Management, Computer Science and Management Information Systems.
4. Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Summer Intern will be responsible for processing paperwork relative to the project scope, tracking project costs, calibrating & operating various monitoring instrument / equipment - with the possibility of some manual labor involved in these duties.

 

More Information on company: With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com

To apply: Go to https://www.urs.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=101605.

Date Posted to this site - 3/20/2015

 

Virtual Big Ten Career Fair

Position: Environmental Engineering Internships

Location: various

Description:  Search for jobs and interview/chat from your home.  Cloud Recruiting: the new career ecosystem.  You will need to preregister for the career fair.  Virtual Career Fair Dates: April 7 & 8, 2015

For more information and to apply: See details at the Virtual Career Fair. You can also contact the people running the career fair at: 770.980.0088 | hirebig10@careereco.com

Date Posted to this site - 3/18/2015

 

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

Position: Internships (Multiple for U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

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.

Date Posted to this site - 3/17/2015

  

Heritage Environmental Services

Position: Internship

Location: Indianapolis, IN (intern may be able to work out of another office such as Louisville, KY, Chicago, IL, or Toledo, OH). 

Description: Summer interns will learn about national spill response and remediation; follow/shadow an executive level consultant; learn the behind the scenes of consulting; learn regulations with emphasis on hazardous waste and spill response.  Some travel will be involved east of the Mississippi River due to multiple states being involved in current projects.

Company Website: Heritage Environmental Services

To apply: Send your resume to Angie Martin, PE, CHMM, Vice President at angie.martin@heritage-enviro.com

Date Posted to this site - 3/13/2015

 

Hoosier Environmental Council (HEC)

Position: 6 to 8 Policy Internships

Location: Indiana

Description: Interns working in the school year receive course credit and a recommendation from their supervisor; summer policy intern/research associates receive, in addition, a modest honorarium. HEC works to raise awareness and stimulate discussion about environmental issues in Indiana and ultimately help change laws, create jobs, protect and improve the environment, and make Indiana a healthier, better place to live and do business. Opportunities in general: ability to work on cutting edge environmental policy and legal issues in Indiana; potential to publish extractions of work in newspapers, magazines, policy and legal journals; have a strong reference for future job opportunities; obtain first-hand understanding of how an environmental law and policy organization works; participation in occasional HEC sponsored events. The focus of the internship is output, not hours, but 20 hours per week for 12 weeks should be the guide for time requirements.

For more information and to apply: Review the proposed Research Associate/Policy Intern project ideas and identify one to two of interest from within a single organizational area. HEC will likely have additional project ideas by summertime. To review the project ideas and to find out more information about the internship see HEC Internship. Scroll down to the "For Graduate, Law, and Undergraduate Students" job listing.

To apply send an email with your resume, cover letter, grade transcript, and two recent writing samples attached (max 5 pages), to Amanda Shepard, Senior Program Associate at ashepherd@hecweb.org . The body of your email should be a brief, customized note expressing your specific project interests and qualifications. The subject header of the email should be "HEC Summer Policy Research". Applications are due before March 31, 2015.

Date Posted to this site - 3/12/2015

 

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB)

Position: Internship

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Description: The Urban Naturalist program is an exciting new program at KIB that works to preserve and maintain the native plants and grasses in the CSO033 storm water mitigation basins of the Fairfax neighborhood on Indy’s near-west side. The Urban Naturalist program is seeking individuals that promote professionalism and are interested in gaining hands-on horticultural training, practicing personal and environmental responsibility, and are happy working with a team of individuals pursuing a degree and career in the environmental field.

This year the program is handling the management of a sustainable stormwater mitigation system and participating in invasive plant removals/habitat restoration along some of Indianapolis’ major waterways. A central aim of the program is to provide individuals working towards a career with an environmental focus a solid resume builder and also to open the doors to some excellent professional networks. It is important to mention the position provides weekly “enrichment activities” with the sole purpose of providing insight towards potential careers in the green industry. These activities include speakers, tours of businesses, and presentations.

In general, the work is almost exclusively outdoors and involves watering, weeding, mulching, and planting native forbs and grasses as well as participating in invasive removal projects to better understand habitat restoration and urban ecology. Other duties include litter clean-up, participating fully in enrichment activities, filling out work logs, and other duties as assigned.

If possible, students will work Mid-April through summer break, students will work part-part time as their class schedules allow. Full-time work is expected in the summer. Fall semester through mid-October – students will return to part time as their class schedules allow. However, they are accepting students that will only work full-time during the summer. Compensation is $11-13 / hour depending on experience as well as a lunch stipend.

For more information and to apply: See their website KIB . To apply send an email with your resume to Ethan Olson, Urban Naturalist Leader at eolson@kibi.org . Applications are due before May 1, 2015. However, if they find suitable candidates they will close the application process sooner.

Date Posted to this site - 3/12/2015

 

Intel

Position: Environmental Engineer Under Grad-757116

Location: Hillsboro, OR

Description: Responsibilities may be quite diverse of an exempt technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.

In this position, you will be representing the Intel EHS Organization in the area of environmental engineering. As an Intern, you will work with the team on compliance of all applicable environmental regulations, government requirements and Intel policies for air and or water and waste programs.

Qualifications: You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:
You must be working towards a BS Environmental Engineering degree

-Environmental experience from the classroom or industry.
- Must have the unrestricted right to work in the US without requiring sponsorship

To apply: Apply online at Intel Intern.  Applications are due before April 5, 2015

Company Website: Intel

Date Posted to this site - 3/6/2015

 

CH2M Hill

Position: Water Engineering Internship

Location: Boise, ID

About the 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.

Job Description: The challenge? Our Boise, Idaho office is seeking an intern for Summer 2015. The selected candidate will assist project managers and engineers with a variety of project tasks.

Our Water Engineering Interns: Take wastewater sampling, laboratory analysis, and reporting; Assist the startup and operations of biological nutrient removal wastewater treatment plants; and Work directly on our client site.
You should be a self-motivated professional in your junior year, or higher, in college and pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or equivalent from an accredited university. Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is preferred. Experience in BioWin or equivalent is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication, decision-making, problem resolution, and a sense of initiative are important for the position. You should have a team-oriented attitude as well as a desire to grow personally and professionally with this internship opportunity.
 

Basic Qualifications :
 

  • Student is enrolled in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or similar degree from an ABET accredited University
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Working knowledge of BioWin software or equivalent.
  • Ability to climb ladders, lift and carry loads.
  • Will be located at active municipal wastewater treatment plant. Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Will be located at an active construction site. Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Must have driver’s license and available transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed.


Preferred Qualifications
 

  • Graduate student in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or similar degree with an emphasis in wastewater treatment from an ABET accredited university
  • Strong in technical writing and verbal communication.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience working in multi-discipline teams to achieve results

More Information on the company and to apply: http://www.ch2m.com/corporate/

Date Posted to this site - 2/20/2015

 

Helmer Scientific

Position: Manufacturing-EH&S Summer Internship

Location: Nobelsville, IN

Details:

General Job Description/Primary Responsibilities:

  • This role will be help with reducing risks identified in the job safety analysis and ergonomic analysis.
  • Will do engineering calculations to identify actual manufacturing waste streams and emissions.
  • Will identify, implement, and track Pollution Prevention projects
  • Assist with improving Indoor Air Quality and reducing employee exposures identified in the Industrial Hygiene analysis.
  • Assist with EH&S projects as assigned.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • College Sophomore pursuing a degree in Environmental science, engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience working in manufacturing environment preferred
  • Education or experience in occupational safety or environmental engineering preferred

Full time summer internship – hours are 8 am - 4:30 pm, 5 days per week.

More Information on company:   Established in 1977 to serve the life science industry, Helmer is a manufacturer and worldwide distributor of high quality laboratory equipment and refrigerated product. Our headquarters are located in Noblesville, Indiana, where we exclusively manufacture Helmer Refrigerators, Freezers, Platelet Storage, and Plasma Thawing Systems. Our products are available direct in the U.S. and Canada, as well as through international distributors worldwide.

Our purpose and values form the foundation of our company. We are passionate about serving our customers in their efforts to improve and save human lives, providing opportunities for personal growth and development for our people, and positively impacting the world community.

To apply: Go to  http://www.helmerinc.com/company/careers/index  and click "open positions" button.  Apply for the "environmental and safety intern" position. 

Company Website: Helmer Inc.

Date Posted to this site - 2/13/2015

 

Northrop Grumman 

Position: Internship

Location: Redondo Beach, CA

Description: The environmental group of Northrop Grumman is looking for a environmental engineer intern.  There is a high possibility that the internship position will become a full time position upon graduation.

To apply: Email your resume to Jerry Andis, Environmental Services Manager, at jerry.andis@ngc.com .  Although not required, we suggest you highlight your experiences in comparison to Northrup Grummon's environmental group in the email.

Company Website: Northrop Grumman Environmental

Date Posted to this site - 2/9/2015

 

NASA Johnson Space Center

Position: Co-op

Details: Johnson Space Center (JSC) is participating in the OPP Career Fair on February 17th, 10am-3pm in the PMU North Ballroom.  JSC will have two recruiters in attendance - Kristen Breitenbach and Steve Riley, but note that JSC will not be doing interviews on February 18th or 19th but rather working thru the USA Jobs site.  This spring JSC is piloting the use of USAJobs to accept applications for the JSC Pathways opportunities. They anticipate the application window to only be open from February 11-18, and will have USAJobs-specific application information on hand at the fair.

Pathways interviews will be conducted in the late February/early March timeframe, and students must apply through USAJobs in order to be considered for a Pathways opportunity. If you are interested in interning at JSC, please visit with JSC recruiters so they can share specific information on how to apply for a fall position. 

To apply: The USAJobs link is https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads

Date posted to this site: 2/5/2014

 

Chicago Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association

Position: Multiple internships

Location: Iowa and Illinois

Details: The Chicago Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association is posting summer engineering internships with Illinois and Iowa area businesses on its website.  These positions can be found under general job posting section.   Areas of interest include:
  • water/wastewater engineering
  • environmental engineering
  • planning
  • and more

For more details and to apply: Visit the website at http://chicago.apwa.net/MenuHomepage/342/Jobs-Jobs

Date Posted to this site - 1/30/2015

  

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

Position: Internship Program

Location: Washington DC

Description: The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (EPSA) is now accepting applications for its Internship Program. Over 10 weeks, interns will be working with policymakers in one of EPSA’s offices, making meaningful contributions to research, analysis and day to day office administration. This program provides a unique opportunity to learn about energy policy at the national level, and build research and analytical skills. 

The Director of EPSA serves as the principal policy advisor to the Secretary of Energy on energy issues and related integration of energy systems. EPSA is a focal point for policy coordination within the Department on the formulation, analysis, and implementation of energy policy. It also coordinates related programmatic options and initiatives that facilitate the transition to a clean and secure energy economy.

EPSA covers a number of areas in energy policy, including:

  • Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Security
  • Energy Systems and Integration
  • Water-Energy Nexus
  • Critical Materials
  • Energy Finance, Incentives and Program Review
  • State, Local and Tribal Cooperation
  • The Quadrennial Energy Review
Qualifications:   To qualify for an EPSA internship you must:
  • Demonstrate an interest in energy policy, public policy, or a related field
  • Possess the following skills:
    • Strong research and analytical skills,
    • Quantitative reasoning skills,
    • Detail oriented, and
    • Ability to communicate effectively via email and in person.
  • Be available to intern at our office for at least 10 weeks for the given semester (summer, fall, or spring)
  • Be a third or fourth year undergraduate student, a graduate student, or have graduated from either undergraduate or graduate school in the 24 months prior to the start of the internship.
  • Be a U.S. citizen

Through the EPSA Internship you can earn either a stipend or academic credit. Please ask for more details if you are selected for an interview.

For more information and to apply: See http://energy.gov/epsa/epsa-internship-program  The deadline for the summer semester is March 31st, 2015 11:59PM.  Fall and spring internships are also available. For more information email EPSAinternship@hq.doe.gov .

Date Posted to this site - 1/9/2015

 

Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) Undergraduate Summer Research and Internships

Position: Multiple

Location: Multiple

Description: IBP's mission is to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. There are over 800 programs in the IBP database of paid summer 2015 undergraduate research opportunities. See http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.aspx for more information. To look specifically at NASA-supported internships, fellowships, and scholarships please see http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/nasa.aspx . For research opportunities specific to engineering please see http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/engineering.aspx .There is also a section of the website dedicated to helping you with the application process (http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/toolbox.aspx). Deadlines for application submission vary please refer to the websites given above for more information.

Date Posted to this site - 11/26/2014

  

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)

Position: Multiple

Locations: Multiple--domestic and international

Description:   The programs are sponsored by the National Science Foundation, and are hosted in various universities. The programs are sponsored by the National Science Foundation, and are hosted in various universities. They are among the most prestigious summer programs that an undergraduate can participate in. Individual REUs tend to be specialized in a particular field of science. There are REUs in many scientific fields such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, biology, psychology, and computer science. REU sites typically consist of ten undergraduates working in the research program of the host institution.  Program participants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or permanent residents of the United States, per NSF requirements, to receive funding. However, some REU sites accept "self-funder" international students. The NSF REU program is competitive and is recommended for students considering to further their academic endeavors (i.e. graduate school).  Applications are typically due between February and March. 

For more information: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.jsp   Suggested categories to search include engineering, DoD, international science and engineering, and materials research. There may be other environmentally focused projects in other categories. If you are interested in a specific project, click on the specific links.  It may also be helpful to meet with your EEE faculty mentor for more insight on the process and to help focus on which projects are more applicable to your interests.

Date Posted to this site - 11/13/2014

  


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Federal Government Internships: ORISE and USA Jobs

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