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EEE Related Internship and 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'

 

University of Nebraska Lincoln Summer Research Program: Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure in Rural Environments

Location: Lincoln, NE

Position: Undergraduate Researcher

Education Requirements: Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

• Current undergraduate with at least one
semester of coursework remaining before
obtaining BS
• We encourage applications from all
undergraduate students including freshman
and sophomores
• Students majoring in related fields: civil
engineering; environmental engineering;

Description:

Rural areas are fundamental to human well-being. Within the United States, rural areas
provide unique resources such as the infrastructure for food and bioenergy production as
well as the transportation infrastructure from inland urban centers to ports. Despite this, little
attention is paid to the unique challenges and opportunities these areas face with respect to
building and maintaining civil infrastructure.
In this ten-week summer research program, students will work with faculty and graduate
students in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to
improve our understanding of how best to address the challenges facing rural
environments. Through collaboration with industry partners, students will also be given
opportunities to learn how infrastructure challenges are currently being addressed by civil
engineering industry.
 
Benefits:
 
• Competitive stipend: $4,500
• Double-occupancy room and meal plan
• Travel expenses to and from Lincoln
• Campus parking and/or bus pass
• Full access to the Campus Recreation
Center and campus library system
• Wireless internet access
• Social and professional development
events
 

To learn more and apply: Go to University of Nebraska Lincoln REU for more information. Complete the online application form to apply. 

Application deadlines: 

• February 1 – Priority Deadline

March 1 – Application closes
• April 1 – Notification of acceptance

Date Posted to this site -  1/11/2018

 

NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL)

LocationAnn Arbor, MI

Position:2018 Great Lakes Summer Fellowships (multiple)

Education Requirements

  • The program is limited to currently-enrolled undergraduate (juniors and seniors preferred) and graduate students. (*We encourage undergraduate freshmen and sophomores interested in environmental fellowships to apply for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars ProgramWe will also consider post-baccalaureate or post-masters students who have graduated within the past 12 months (of your fellow position start date) if the position fits directly within a student’s career goals.

Description:

  • We are offering eight (8) full-time twelve-week positions. All positions are located at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), 4840 South State Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48108.
  • Positions will last for twelve weeks from the start date. The start date will be in early May, but this can be flexible (e.g., early June start) based selected candidate’s schedule or project needs.
  • We seek to use these fellowships to increase diversity in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and math) and strongly encourage applications from students who identify with groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in government and academic workforces.
  • Click here for 2018 Summer Fellows Position Descriptions
  • There is a stipend of $6,500 for the twelve-week period, paid in two installments of $3,250 each: For May start dates, the first installment will be in the second week of May and the second installment will be in the second week of June.  For June start dates the first installment will be in the second week of June and the second installment will occur in the second week of July.

Other Requirements

  • Fellows are required to give a 15-minute presentation at the end of their fellowship period.
  • Fellows are responsible for covering the cost of their housing for the duration of the fellowship, as well as their transportation costs to and from GLERL. Any travel or accommodations required while performing the duties of the position, i.e., fieldwork, etc., will be covered by the program.
  • GLERL is located at 4840 South State Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, about 4 miles south of the University of Michigan central campus. Public transportation is available, but the nearest bus stop to GLERL is approximately 1 mile away. Many students and staff do regularly bike to GLERL.

Required Qualifications

  • You must be either a U.S. citizen or a foreign national who is residing in the U.S. on a current Student Visa.
  • Immediate relatives of any CIGLR or NOAA GLERL employees are not eligible to participate in this program, consistent with NOAA guidelines.

To learn more and apply: Applications must be submitted by 18 February 2018 at 11:59 pm (Eastern Time). Apply here

  • Applications are submitted through an online application process. Transcripts (official or unofficial), a cover letter, and a résumé are required elements of the electronic submission. Applicants will be asked to identify and rank up to three (3) projects to which they would like to apply.
  • Along with the electronic application, we require one letter of recommendation that must be sent directly from the writer via email. The recommendation letter should be sent to the attention of Mary Ogdahl (see contact information below). All letters must be received by 18 February 2018.
  • Project mentors will review the applications once they are submitted. After an initial review, the project mentor will conduct phone interviews with the top candidates to discuss the project in more detail and ensure match in interest and skills.
  • For specific questions about each opportunity, contact the position mentors. Email addresses are provided with the position descriptions.
  • Applicants will be notified of their status by 22 March 2018.
  • Contact Information:
    Mary Ogdahl, Program Manager
    Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research
    University of Michigan
    440 Church Street, G110 Dana Building
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1041
    Ph: 734-763-3010 | Email: ogdahlm@umich.edu

Date Posted to this site -  1/3/2018

 

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

LocationIndianapolis, IN

Position: Intern 

Education Requirements: Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate with an accredited post-secondary institution and have completed at least one (1) year of undergraduate education and pursuing a degree in the environmental, agricultural, public policy or related field. 

Description:

This position is part of the 2018 Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship program. This program provides interns the opportunity to work with state agency officials, as well as participate in a Speakers Series which features various elected officials, state agency directors and other government representatives. Students are encouraged to interact with one another regarding their varying experiences and to attend any meetings and forums throughout the Government Center complex that are open to the public and would enhance their summer experience. These individuals will spend at least 50 percent of their time on a predetermined project that enhances college-level skills and abilities.

This position is in the Pollution Prevention and Compliance Assistance Section within the Office of Program Support. This intern position performs tasks related to the voluntary programs within this section.  This intern will research pollution prevention best management practices for agricultural operations/businesses, gather information on what environmental management systems are currently available to these operations/businesses, and prepare written summaries of the research.  This intern will also be involved in activities related to the Partners for Pollution Prevention ( Partners for Pollution Prevention), the Environmental Stewardship Program (IDEM’s Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP)) and the CLEAN Community Challenge (CLEAN Community Challenge).

Responsibilities

  • Lead a project to develop an Agricultural-related Environmental Leadership Program
  • Conduct research on what Agricultural Environmental Management Systems (EMS) are currently available and in use in other states
  • Through comparison between available Agricultural EMS, identify the essential elements of an Agricultural EMS for Indiana and identify what EMS or Management Plans are currently in place at agricultural operations/businesses within Indiana
  • Gather information on Pollution Prevention Best Management Practices (BMPs) at (or from) agricultural operations/businesses
  • In partnership with the current Environmental Stewardship Program Manager, develop a workgroup of IDEM and other agencies and organizations that would have stake in an Agricultural Environmental Leadership Program
  • Prepare agendas, schedule, convene and help lead the workgroup
  • With input from the stakeholders and IDEM staff, develop a document that outlines the components of the Agricultural Environmental Leadership Program, what rule changes would need to be made, and what regulatory or other benefits are desired by the stakeholders
  • Review of annual performance reports from the Partners for Pollution Prevention, Environmental Stewardship     Program and CLEAN Community Challenge members to develop success stories to transfer technology and innovative pollution prevention ideas
  • Assist the Partners for Pollution Prevention Program Manager in tasks related to preparing for the Annual Pollution Prevention Conference
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate with an accredited post-secondary institution and have completed at least one (1) year of undergraduate education.

  • Pursuing a degree in the environmental, agricultural, public policy or related field
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and the internet is required. 
  • Strong organization and verbal and written communication skills
  • Dependable and capable of making decisions
  • Ability to work without close supervision and be self-motivated

To learn more and apply: Go to Environmental Stewardship Program Intern.(You may have to manually click on the application link twice to get it to work)   Deadline to apply is January 28, 2018.   

Date Posted to this site -  12/21/2017

 

NC State University Research Internship Summer Experience 

LocationRaleigh, NC

Position: Undergraduate Researcher

Education Requirements

  • Should have attended an academic institution in the U.S. or its territories
  • Should have completed undergraduate sophomore year by June 2018 or be in a master's program
  • Be enrolled as a student in an US academic institution in Fall 2018 semester
  • Hold a competitive GPA (3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale is recommended)
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in research and in pursuing a doctoral degree
  • Persons from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply

Description:

Participants will: 

  • Conduct state-of-the-art research related to challenging civil and environmental engineering problems
    • List of recent research projects >>>>
  • Be mentored by NC State faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and advanced graduate students
  • Experience the diverse research atmosphere and culture at NC State University >>>>
  • Present results at a research symposium and poster competition >>>>
  • Participate in weekly seminars and workshops to prepare for graduate school and professional development
    • e.g., preparation of research abstract, poster, research statement; planning for research and academic careers
  • Engage in social and community activities
  • Have opportunities to co-author scientific manuscripts with the mentors
  • Receive a $4,000 stipend; in addition, travel and university housing will be covered for non-NCSU participants
  • Have access to campus facilities (e.g., library, athletic, and health facilities)

To learn more and apply: Go to NC State for more information

    • Contents of application
      • Application form
        • Including contact information (name, title, affiliation, email, phone) for up to 2 references
      • A single pdf file consisting of:
        • A brief resume (two page limit)
        • Statement of interest, including academic background, research and future career goals, your expectations from participating in in the RISE program (two page limit) 
        • Transcript(s) (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    • SUBMIT APPLICATION (Review starts February 1)

Date Posted to this site -  12/15/2017

 

University of Buffalo Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention (EESPP) Research Experiences for Undergraduates 

LocationBuffalo, NY

Position: Undergraduate Researcher

Education Requirements: Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled as undergraduate students in a college program through Fall 2018. Students from under-represented minority groups and non-research focused institutions are strongly encouraged to apply.

Description:

The Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention (EESPP) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the University at Buffalo (UB) is a 10-week summer program. EESPP-REU builds upon the past ERIE-REU program by promoting air and water pollution projects that are relevant to not only Western New York, but across the globe. Projects focus on laboratory and/or field experimentation in three themed areas:

  • Pollutant Identification and Measurement
  • Pollutant Source Control
  • Environmental Remediation

​​Information on specific faculty mentors and research projects can be found here: http://www.buffalo.edu/reu/mentors.html

Participants are paired with a faculty research mentor to conduct transformative air and/or water pollution research. Weekly group meetings of the REU cohort foster student-to-student communication via workshops and networking opportunities. A Research Symposium, as well as support for post-REU conference presentations and publications, provides students opportunities to hone their communication skills.

Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and be enrolled as undergraduate students in a college program through Fall 2018. Students from under-represented minority groups and non-research focused institutions are strongly encouraged to apply.

Program Highlights

  • $5,000 research stipend for participation in the full 10-week summer program
  • Networking opportunities with UB faculty and student participants from throughout the U.S.
  • Summer housing in a LEED-Certified UB Dormitory, included for free
  • Poster and oral presentation training through a concluding Summer Research Symposium
  • Opportunity to participate in a professional research conference
  • GRE training provided by Kaplan Test Prep, Inc., including access to online tools
  • Social activities and technical field trips. Past trips have included Niagara Falls State Park, Letchworth State Park, Love Canal, and the Buffalo waterfront.

To learn more and apply: Go to Buffalo REU for more information

  1. 1. Complete the online application form  by February 1, 2018 including the other items below: 

    1. Submit copies of transcripts. A copy of your transcript (unofficial is fine) must be uploaded to the online application.
    2. Provide 2 letters of recommendation. Applicants must provide 2 letters of recommendation from college/university faculty. You will list your referees in the application and they will be sent instructions on how to provide letters once you submit your online application.
    3. Upload your resume. Resumes are uploaded into the online application and should include (1) all post-secondary educational institutions attended with dates, (2) research and teaching experience or other university or science activities (prior research experience is not a requirement), and (3) any other information thought to be relevant to the application.
    4. Write a brief personal statement. Personal statements should describe academic and research goals and long-term career objectives. Applicants should clearly articulate what they hope to get out of the program and how they believe the program will help them reach their short- and long-term goals.

Date Posted to this site -  12/12/2017

 

The University of Texas at Austin Environmental Science Institute REU for Climate Change Impacts in Semi-Arid Regions

LocationAustin, TX

Position: 2018 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Education RequirementsUndergraduate U.S. citizens and permanent residents, but not graduating seniors, may participate.  ESI's REU program has a strong history of diversity. 

Description:

Your summer research will be in one of three major themes:

· Reconstructing past climatic impacts on hydrologic and soil systems

· Climate impacts on ecosystems

· Energy‐water nexus and infrastructure adaptations

ESI’s REU in Climate Change Impacts in Semi‐Arid Regions offers:

(1) an engaging research experience

(2) the excitement of scientific inquiry

(3) professional development opportunities

(4) research communication workshops and symposia

(5) an expanded perspective on graduate school and a career in science 

The 10‐week REU program runs from June 4 through August 10, 2018. All participants receive a $5,000 stipend. Additional funds are available to defray the cost of travel. Housing in a UT dormitory and a meal plan are also provided. 

To learn more and apply: Go to Climate Change Impacts in Semi-Arid Regions for more information

  1. 1. Complete the online application form  by midnight (your local time on February 1, 2018. Upon completion of the application you will be asked to include as email attachments (reu@esi.utexas.edu with subject line "Application Last Name_REU2018"): 

    • Unofficial transcript(s)
    • Personal statement (1 pages, double spaced) explaining why you wish to participate in environmental science research and how such research experience would help you attain your career goals.  Feel free to comment on your strengths, motivations, activities, and accomplishments.
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Date Posted to this site -  12/6/2017

 

National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt)

LocationReNUWIt labs at Stanford University, UC-Berkeley, Colorado School of Mines,and New Mexico State University

Position: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)  

Education Requirements 

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (required by NSF)
  • Junior or senior as of Fall 2018, graduating no earlier than December 2018

Description:

ReNUWIt has several openings for paid research internships during Summer 2018. Apply to spend 9-10 weeks this summer on a mentored, independent research project in areas such as:

  • Distributed Urban Water Systems
  • Energy-positive Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery
  • Direct Potable Reuse
  • Unit Process Wetlands and Riparian Zones
  • Smart Managed Aquifer Recharge Technologies
  • Distributed Stormwater Treatment Unit Processes
  • Decision Support Tools for Utilities
  • Visioning, Assessment, and Implementation Tools for Regional and Municipal Planning
  • Technology Diffusion Pathways

Program Details

  • 9 weeks, June-August (exact dates vary by campus)
  • Competitive stipend (~$4500; varies by campus) and travel allowance up to $600
  • On-campus housing provided
  • Work expectation of 40 hrs/week
  • 3-day all-REU meeting at Stanford
  • Social and professional development events and activities


To learn more and apply: Go to ReNUWIt  for more information

  1. 1. Complete the online application form (http://ow.ly/u4jR30fObs8) by 11:59pm (Pacific) on Saturday, February 10, 2018. In addition to the online application questions you will be asked to upload:

    • Unofficial transcript(s) from all undergraduate institutions attended
    • Personal statement (1-2 pages) discussing:
      • Your educational background
      • Your professional goals
      • Why you are interested in the ReNUWIt REU program, and how it may help you attain your professional goals

    Feeling stuck? See Pathways to Science's tips on writing high-quality personal statements.

    2. You must also request letters of recommendation from two (2) referees. Your referees may be college professors who know you from classes and/or prior research experiences, current or former bosses, or other individuals who are well-suited to comment on your scholarship and character. Letters may be addressed to "Dr. Pam McLeod" and/or "ReNUWIt REU Program Selection Committee." Referees should upload letters on your behalf (http://ow.ly/36S630fO9Nc) by February 10, 2018.

Date Posted to this site -  12/6/2017

 

Toyota

Location: various

Position: Engineering Co-op (3 session)

Education Requirements Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Description:

Join Toyota for Engineering Experiential Learning Opportunity!
 
 
Explore taking your career further with one of the world's most respected brands and one of the top automotive companies in North America! Toyota is growing and leading the way through innovations designed to enhance lives through forward-thinking mobility solutions. We are looking for diverse, highly-motivated engineering students who want to come grow and lead the change with us.
 
Through your experience at Toyota, you will:

  • Gain new experience related to your major
  • Participate in a world-renowned production system
  • Practice what you learn in class through hands-on applications
  • Expand your technical skill
  • Test drive a career and get a better grasp of your goals and interests
  • Network with professionals in your field of interest
  • Develop a confident, professional image

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Projects can range from vehicle design and evaluation, targeting cost or defect reductions, improving machine efficiency, collecting and analyzing production data, re-designing parts/components for improved manufacturability, analyzing/improving floor layouts, implementing safety checks and processes, among many others.
 
Students will work on a variety of engineering assignments in one of the following groups:
 
Product Support

  • Production Control
  • Quality
  • Raw Materials
  • Service Parts & Accessories

 
Manufacturing

  • Body Weld
  • Paint
  • Assembly
  • Stamping
  • Plastics
  • Powertrain
  • Production Engineering

 
Research & Development

  • Body Design
  • Chassis Design
  • Engine Design
  • Drivetrain Design
  • Electronics Systems
  • Evaluation
  • Supplier Engineering Development

Required Qualifications

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Currently enrolled in a full-time, accredited Bachelor's or above degree program studying Engineering in one of the following disciplines or related field:
    • Chemical                             
    • Electrical                              
    • Environmental/ Safety
    • Industrial
    • Manufacturing
    • Mechanical                         
    • Quality
  • Sophomores and above that would be available to work spring term, fall term and/or a summer term
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have lawful unlimited authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Able to work overtime as part of assignment

To learn more and apply: Go to Toyota.   

  1. Search for "job number"   TMN000J4
  2. Complete your online candidate profile, application and attach a resume

Date Posted to this site -  12/5/2017

 

Consumer Energy

Locationvarious in Michigan

Position: Engineering Intern (multiple)

Education RequirementsMust be in an undergraduate, or graduate program in pursuit of a degree and either (1) currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, or (2) plan to be enrolled full-time by the beginning of the next school term

Description:

Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas.  At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.7 million of the Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

The Engineering Internship Program is geared toward current college students who have a passion for Engineering and an interest in Consumers Energy and the energy industry.  The Engineering Internship Program at Consumers Energy has core principles of skill development, ability enhancement, and knowledge application experience designed to be complimentary to traditional classroom instruction.

Job Description/Responsibilities

 

Current college students of all levels will work as part of a larger team to provide hands-on support and design / development for various engineering aspects of our business.  This could include work in energy delivery, electric engineering, energy delivery, gas engineering, energy operations, and more all while helping create a better tomorrow for the communities we serve!
 
In addition to working alongside full time employees carrying out the engineering function for Consumers Energy, Engineering Interns will have the option to participate in a number of additional optional events within the program. This includes intern networking events, company tours, and the consistently top-ranked philanthropic event, the Intern Challenge.
 
Engineering Internship opportunities exist for many disciplines! Popular Engineering Intern majors include the following:
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
 
There are so many new, exciting opportunities in the world of engineering. It's a very exciting time for Consumers Energy; come be a part of the history and fun!
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: This posting does not represent a specific position and is posted for the purpose of collecting resumes for students interested in a Engineering internship opportunities with Consumers Energy for summer 2018.
 
Due to the nature of this posting, and alignment to the spring 2018 recruitment season, applications will be collected from January to March. Response to your application may be delayed due to the extended application period. The best way to stand out will be to visit us on-campus!

Essential Functions

Duties and who this individual reports to will fluctuate between projects, Practice Areas, and offices. Individual possesses the skills to lead, problem solve, and work well in a team environment.  Individual should exemplify safe work practices and follow the company's compliance standards.  Lead and/or assist with engineering projects to include design, plans, inspections, system planning, specifications, reports, maps, environmental impacts, permits, contracts, schedules, estimates, surveying, easements, data collection, construction observation, and field investigation.  Provide engineering services with accuracy, integrating all applicable governmental and company laws, standards and procedures on time and under budget. Use computer assisted engineering, design, and drafting software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.  Understand and follow company established standard procedures for file structure and standard drawing procedures for projects  Become familiar with plans and specifications, maps, and related material for each project and be able to utilize the information appropriately.  Assists in client contact and communication.  Utilize effective oral and written communication skills to provide technical expertise to coworkers, clients, customers, government entities and the public.  Public involvement may include producing reports, graphics, presentations, and other visual material as well as occasional speaking or meeting with stakeholders. Attend internal and external meetings.  Provide all engineering services in a legal and ethical manner. Reviews operating and construction sites to monitor progress and other duties per the design documents.

 

Hours and Travel

This position requires the individual to typically work 40 hours per week with 85% of time spent in the office or specific field locations. Travel is required to job sites and project meetings and could be significant dependent upon location.  Individuals need to be willing to work additional hours as necessary to meet deadlines or assist with storm restoration activities. Individual should be willing to participate in the on call rotation in case of potential storms. Individual may have to work outside of assigned headquarters to help with storm restoration which may require overnight stays Individuals must have a valid driver's license.
 
Physical Requirements 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to stand and walk for periods of up to and beyond eight hours in all kinds of weather; snow, mud, dirt water, ice, etc.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.   The employee must frequently lift and move up to ten pounds and occasionally lift and move up to seventy-five pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on the construction site is often loud.

 

Requirements/QualificationsActively enrolled and pursuing an ABET accredited bachelor's degree in Engineering. MUST be a current student to be eligible for an Intern role.

 
Minimum GPA requirement of 2.7 or higher.
 
The following skills and experiences may set you apart from others:
Hands-on experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of MS Outlook is ideal
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to new assignments and projects
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are critical
Must possess the attitude and aptitude to learn new skills and concepts
Ability and willingness to work independently or as part of team in order to complete tasks
Prior work and/or internship experience is a plus
 
Location of the internship may vary depending upon assignment and travel within the State of Michigan may be required.

 

 

Preferences

  • Some experience with environmental law, materials, or other related discipline specifically as it applies to REACH, RoHS2, WEEE2, and the Packaging Directive
    • EC/NO 1907/2006, DIRECTIVE 2011/65/EU, DIRECTIVE 2012/19/EU, & DIRECTIVE 94/62/EU
  • Strong knowledge of material properties especially with regards to polymeric materials
  • At least three years of undergraduate study completed.

This convenient location allows easy access to downtown Atlanta, as well as the mountains and parks of north Georgia. Well known as a delightful place to live and work, this area presents all the sports, cultural, and entertainment advantages of the city of Atlanta as well as the recreational attractions of North Georgia.

 

If you don’t want to spend your summer job-shadowing and getting coffee for people, apply for your internship with ViaSat. Our internships are well-rounded with hands on experience, guidance from leaders in the industry, continued education and really exciting events. Please take a minute to submit your resume. We will let you know once we’ve received it and will follow up with you if there is a possible match. This could be the start of something amazing!

To learn more and apply: apply here   Applications due March 1st, 2018 at 11:59PM

Date Posted to this site -  12/5/2017

 

ViaSat Inc. 

LocationAtlanta, GA

Position: Intern-Environmental Compliance Engineer 

Education RequirementsMust be in an undergraduate, or graduate program in pursuit of a degree and either (1) currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, or (2) plan to be enrolled full-time by the beginning of the next school term

Description:

Become a personal contributor in our mission to connect the world. ViaSat Environmental Compliance Engineers innovate in an environment that encourages collaboration while challenging the status quo. Join the industry leader in satellite communication and technology and take control of your professional pathway.

Our culture empowers us to do the right thing and explore technology that will benefit people across the globe. It is uniquely ViaSat and, intentionally, not like any other company.

This is your opportunity to work hands-on throughout the summer and see your projects put into production! You will gain great exposure to content experts along the way, who are easily accessible and offer valuable insight. At the end of the summer you will get to show off your accomplishment through presentations you’ve developed for our Founders and other key leaders. We provide a fun and thriving working environment where you can learn from our immensely talented and hard-working employees.

ViaSat Impact

  • Residential broadband service – over 700K customers and growing
  • ViaSat Satellite technology holds the Guinness World Record for highest capacity communication satellite
  • Our in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is presently streaming Amazon Prime and Netflix on providers like JetBlue and United Airlines
  • Secure communication services - trusted encryption and networking solutions (government, military, critical infrastructure & utilities

As an Environmental Compliance Engineer you will be joining a team that strives to do the right thing with making sure our products are compliant with various environmental regulations. ViaSat is seeking a strong Undergraduate, Environmental Compliance Engineering candidate for the summer of 2018. Tasks to be performed include assisting with special compliance projects, learning compliance certifications and regulations, analyzing regulatory changes and providing a risk assessment of those changes, reviewing components for compliance regulations, researching material properties including susceptibility to fungus and compiling this data into environmental compliance tool, and working directly with Environmental Engineering Senior Leadership.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Curring pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Materials Engineering, or equivalent discipline
  • Ability to organize and prioritize project tasks. Project Management skills or classwork preferred
  • Demonstrated initiative required to complete assigned projects as part of cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience with process improvements
  • Must be in an undergraduate, or graduate program in pursuit of a degree and either (1) currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, or (2) plan to be enrolled full-time by the beginning of the next school term
  • US citizen required
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week internship

Preferences

  • Some experience with environmental law, materials, or other related discipline specifically as it applies to REACH, RoHS2, WEEE2, and the Packaging Directive
    • EC/NO 1907/2006, DIRECTIVE 2011/65/EU, DIRECTIVE 2012/19/EU, & DIRECTIVE 94/62/EU
  • Strong knowledge of material properties especially with regards to polymeric materials
  • At least three years of undergraduate study completed.

This convenient location allows easy access to downtown Atlanta, as well as the mountains and parks of north Georgia. Well known as a delightful place to live and work, this area presents all the sports, cultural, and entertainment advantages of the city of Atlanta as well as the recreational attractions of North Georgia.

 

If you don’t want to spend your summer job-shadowing and getting coffee for people, apply for your internship with ViaSat. Our internships are well-rounded with hands on experience, guidance from leaders in the industry, continued education and really exciting events. Please take a minute to submit your resume. We will let you know once we’ve received it and will follow up with you if there is a possible match. This could be the start of something amazing!

To learn more and apply: apply here 

Date Posted to this site -  11/10/2017

 

Arconic

Location: Canton, OH

Position: Environmental Engineering Intern 

Education RequirementsCurrently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree program in Environmental Engineering or related discipline. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Description:

Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You'll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries - such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It's not just a job. It's a career and a path to the future. You'll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

Why join us? Your education is just beginning! Our interns have the opportunity to be part of real world business scenarios. Their skills are sharpened as full members of a project team, working alongside leaders in partnership with business unit clients. Interns are assigned projects based on their business unit specifications which will vary depending on location. Some of the highlights as a member of the team are business insights sessions with the Senior Leadership team across the organization, professional development opportunities, and plant tours, and social activities with other interns and colleagues. With over 50 locations across the US, there are opportunities to work in a variety of places around the country. Internships typically run from May/June through August.

 

Required Qualifications

 

• Currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree program in Environmental Engineering or related discipline 

• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

• Relevant internship/work/research experience

 

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

To learn more and apply: Go to Arconic.   

Date Posted to this site -  11/10/2017

 

Arconic

LocationLancaster, PA

Position: Environmental Engineering Intern 

Education RequirementsCurrently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree program in Environmental Engineering or related discipline. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Responsibilities:

We are seeking highly motivated and energetic students to join our team as Environmental Engineering interns. Join Arconic and a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You'll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries - such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It's not just a job. It's a career and a path to the future. You'll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

 

Why join us? Your education is just beginning! Our interns have the opportunity to be part of real world business scenarios. Their skills are sharpened as full members of a project team, working alongside leaders in partnership with business unit clients. Interns are assigned projects based on their business unit specifications which will vary depending on location. Some of the highlights as a member of the team are business insights sessions with the Senior Leadership teams across the organization, professional development opportunities, plant tours, social activities with other interns and colleagues and an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the local community through service projects.

 

With over 50 locations across the US, there are opportunities to work in a variety places around the country. Internships typically run from May/June through August.

For more information, and to apply for specific internship roles, visit https://careers.arconic.com/universityrelations.php.

Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree program in Environmental Engineering or related discipline
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Relevant internship/work/research experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement
  • A strong record of team, project and/or people leadership in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
  • The ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Willingness to take initiative to understand the business
  • An aptitude for problem solving; strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Previous successful experience as an active member of a team
  • A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth
  • Must be resourceful, responsible, tenacious, curious, independent, confident and high energy

To learn more and apply: Go to Arconic.   

Date Posted to this site -  11/10/2017

 

SCANA Corporation

LocationCayce, SC

Position: Intern-Environmental Engineer

Education RequirementsCompleted the first year of a 4-year college/university or 2-year degree program

Description:

Do you want the opportunity to learn real-world skills? Do you want to work for a values driven, customer-focused company? If so, then SCANA is looking for you. The SCANA Intern Program offers you a dynamic, hands-on work experience that will prepare you to compete for full-time positions upon graduation.

Headquartered in Cayce, South Carolina, SCANA is an energy-based holding company that has brought power and fuel to homes in the Carolinas and Georgia for 160 years. The company is principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in regulated electric and natural gas utility operations and other non-regulated energy-related businesses in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.


Responsibilities

SCANA's Corporate Environmental Services has an opening for an Environmental Engineer Intern for the summer of 2018, located in the Cayce headquarters. This position will work on one or more projects related to air emissions, wastewater discharges, or waste management at SCANA electric generating facilities and/or within infrastructure that transmits and distributes electric or natural gas energy. Under supervision, the Intern will conduct field studies to collect data related to an environmental issue, then analyze and draft reports and presentations regarding the study. Much of the Intern's effort will be in the field, with the remainder in an office setting.


Day-to-day Activities May Include

  • collecting environmental samples and/or making observations of environmental conditions
  • drafting tables, charts, and/or reports using MS Office software to summarize the data and identify trends
  • presenting the data and analyses to supervisors and managers.
 

Qualifications: 

  • Completed the first year of a 4-year college/university or 2-year degree program
  • Degree being pursued is in an engineering field
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Availability to work from May 14 through August 3, 2018

To learn more and apply: Go to SCANA.   

Date Posted to this site -  11/10/2017

 

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

LocationWashington D.C.

Position: Internship

Education Requirements: Graduate or undergraduate student having completed at least their sophomore year pursuing a degree in public policy, environmental science, political science, environmental engineering or a similar field

Description:

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is Dedicated to the World’s Most Important Resource™. It provides knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting efforts of the full spectrum of the water community. AWWA’s Government Affairs Office, where this internship is located, is in Washington, DC and is minutes away from Capitol Hill, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the White House. The executive and legislative entities are the focus of most of AWWA’s governmental affairs efforts. Staff closely coordinate their many activities through the Water Utility Council (WUC) to develop action plans to initiate, evaluate, respond, and comment on legislative, regulatory, and other matters which directly affect water utilities. You can read more about AWWA’s Government Affairs Office on our website.
The selected candidate will assist the government affairs team on regulatory, legislative, and other federal policy issues.  Examples of such activities include:
o Attend and report back on congressional, agency, and other organization’s hearings and briefings on relevant issues
o Review and assist in the analysis of pending legislation, regulations, and other federal activities and develop talking points for the government affairs team
o Assist in the development of regulatory, programmatic, and legislative strategy for various issues relevant to the water sector
o Other activities in support of the government affairs office as needed.
 
Current areas of focus include managing lead and copper, developing frameworks for partnerships among utilities, increasing the sector’s resilience and preparedness, and engaging with the conservation title of the upcoming Farm Bill.  Applicants should include a cover letter discussing their interest and/or experience with any of the subjects or another subject important to the water sector.  Applicants will not be considered without a cover letter.  AWWA is a non-partisan organization. $18 – 19.50/hour. Work schedule can be full or part time to fit student’s course schedule. 
 

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate or undergraduate student having completed at least their sophomore year pursuing a degree in public policy, environmental science, political science, environmental engineering or a similar field.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

To learn more and apply: Go to AWWA.   

Date Posted to this site -  8/31/2017

 

Bendix

LocationElyria, OH

Position: Safety and Environmental (HSE) Co-op

Education Requirements: Currently attending an accredited college or university with 3.0+ GPA

Responsibilities:

Co-Op Opportunity for Safety or Industrial Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, or Environmental majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. A Co-Op in this position will work primarily in the Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) Department.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and implementation of beneficial programs/projects aimed at improving employee safety, equipment ergonomics, emergency response systems, and environmental efficiency
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and reporting of operational safety, environmental and sustainability metrics
  • Participate on new equipment launch teams to complete requirements for HSE, including job hazard analysis, personal protective equipment assessments, machine guarding assessments, waste evaluations and HSE regulatory permitting
  • Investigate and contribute to the resolution of employee occupational safety injuries, environmental incidents and property loss events
  • Assist with process safety improvement projects, including use of six sigma tools, lean, and project management skills as required
  • Contribute and participate in ISO14001/OHSAS18001 implementation and auditing teams. Contribute and participate in corporate HSE regulatory compliance audits to ensure OSHA & EPA requirements are being met.
  • Creation and compilation of annual reports for submittal to OSHA and EPA.
  • Development of safety and environmental awareness training, communications material and employee events
  • Liaison work with Plant HSE, Engineering personnel, and other functional disciplines with potential for travel as required

Required Skills: 

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast- paced, team- focused environment
  • Self-motivation and the ability to learn new assignments quickly
  • Strong communication, organization and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of statistical tools preferred
  • Able to travel domestically (US) and possibly internationally (MX, CAN)

To learn more and apply: Go to Bendix HSE.   

Date Posted to this site -  8/20/2017

 

HDR

LocationFolsom, CA

Position: Water Engineering Intern

Education Requirements: Prefer 2 years completed towards degree with 3.0+ GPA

Responsibilities:

In the role of the Water Engineering Intern, we will count on you to:

  • Offer real-world experience on exciting projects
  • Connect with recent college graduates and our company leaders through mentoring and young professionals programs
  • Apply standard engineering techniques and procedures
  • Perform assignments under the direct supervision of a professional or Project Manager
  • Perform other duties as needed

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate engineering program, with a focus on water preferred
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Must possess strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Prefer 2 years completed toward degree with 3.0+ GPA
  • Prefer EIT Registration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software packages related to field of study/industry

To learn more and apply: Go to HDR.   

Date Posted to this site -  4/12/2017

 

Arcadis

Location: Multiple locations

Position: multiple

Education Requirements: BS through PhD

To learn more and apply: internship opportunities Scroll down to the "search for jobs in one of our countries" .  (Please note the directions after this apply specifically to US locations.  You can also search for other locations world wide.)  Select "United States".  Under Current Job Openings, select the "view our college career gateway" section.  Select the "search openings" heading.  Under the "search openings" heading, add "environmental and internships" to the keyword section and hit "search" at the bottom of the screen.  Please note some of the positions are general positions that apply to many locations throughout the United States. 

Date Posted to this site -  2/16/2017

 

Indiana Governor's Public Service Summer Internship Program

LocationIndianapolis, IN
Position: Governor's Summer Intern (multiple)
Education Requirements: Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate with an accredited post-secondary institution and have completed at least one (1) year of undergraduate education.
Description: Every summer, the State Personnel Department administers the Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship program. This internship program was created in 1989 to introduce bright and motivated college students to the operations and officials of state government. This program provides interns the opportunity to work with state agency officials, as well as participate in co-curricular components to enrich their experience. 

Governor’s Summer Interns spend at least 50 percent of their time on a predetermined project that enhances college-level skills and abilities. The 2016 program was paid a rate of $11.30 per hour and/or college credit was given to the students if approved by their respective colleges and universities. 

In 2016, 150 interns were hired in 30 executive branch agencies. The internships attract students from many areas of study including engineering, business, communications, finance, agriculture, and veterinary science. There are also co-curricular components of the program to ensure it is competitive, reputable, and inclusive of experiential learning. Interns participate in cohort activities on a weekly basis designed to enable:

  • Professional growth and preparedness for the workforce upon graduation,
  • Exposure to many facets of state government,
  • Networking and camaraderie development among the cohort.

SPD facilitated internship events on the Government Center campus designed to meet the goals stated above. Events included panel discussions with state government leaders, professional development seminars like a soft skills workshop, and tours of state and community assets like the War Memorial. The enhanced programming continue in 2017. 

To learn more and apply:Governor Internships   Click the yellow "search for opportunities" button near the top of the screen.  Search for "intern" as a keyword to find positions. Make sure to change the "posted date" category to an applicable time period like "last month".  Otherwise you won't find any opportunities (default is last year).  Scroll through results using the arrow keys on right side of search results screen near the top. The first round of opportunities includes numerous applicable positions with the environmental management agency.   The timeframe for applications ranges from January through February.  The first round of internship applications are due by 2/24/17.  Due date will vary depending on when the internship is posted.  

Date Posted to this site -  1/25/2017

 

Arconic

LocationPositions around the United States

Position: Engineering Intern, EHS Intern, Intern-Environmental Health and Safety

Education Requirements: currently enrolled in BS or MS engineering program

Description:

We are seeking highly motivated and energetic students to join our team as Engineering Interns.  View

Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world.  You'll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries - such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation.  It's not just a job.  It's a career and a path to the future.  You'll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship.  Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.

Why join us? Your education is just beginning! Our interns have the opportunity to be part of real world business scenarios. Their skills are sharpened as full members of a project team, working alongside leaders in partnership with business unit clients. Interns are assigned projects based on their business unit specifications which will vary depending on location. Some of the highlights as a member of the team are business insights sessions with the Senior Leadership team across the organization, professional development opportunities, and plant tours, and social activities with other interns and colleagues. With over 50 locations across the US, there are opportunities to work in a variety places around the country. Internships typically run from May/June through August. What are we looking for?
 
We look for interns with:
• Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement
• A strong record of team, project and/or people leadership in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
• The ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
 • Willingness to take initiative to understand the business
 • An aptitude for problem solving; strong writing and verbal communication skills
• Previous successful experience as an active member of a team
• A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth
• Must be resourceful, responsible, tenacious, curious, independent, confident and high energy

Qualifications:

• Currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree program in Engineering or Engineering Technology

• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

• Relevant internship/work/research experience

To learn more and apply: Go to Search for Arconic Jobs.  Scroll down to the blue section of the page and click on "view job opportunities".  In the "keywords" box at the top of the screen type "intern".  A variety of positions will come up.  You are looking for the "engineering interns", and anything that has "EHS" or "Environmental Health and Safety" in the title. Review all applicable position descriptions even if it says "full time" as they all are listed as "full time" for Employee type under the job snapshot on the right hand side of the screen of the individual job profile. Each position is listed separately so you must apply to all the positions/locations you are interested in. More information on Arconic which includes Alcoa.  

Date Posted to this site -  1/3/2017

 

HDR

LocationMultiple locations
Position: multiple
Education Requirements: Bachelor or Graduate students (see individual posts)
To learn more and apply:HDR jobs In link to the left look for the "key words" heading and type "environmental and intern". Hit the "search for jobs" button at the bottom of the screen.  Scroll down to the bottom of the screen to see the variety of openings across the country. 

Date Posted to this site -  11/21/2016

 

AECom

LocationMultiple locations
Position: multiple
Education Requirements: BS 
To learn more and apply:internships  Under the "position status" category select "intern/student". For keyword category type in "environmental" and hit the search button. On the next screen, look at the positions in the Environment, Government and Water listing under the "Business Line" heading to see if any appeal to you. 

Date Posted to this site -  10/31/2016

 

MWH (now part of Santec)

Location: Multiple locations
Position: multiple
Education Requirements: BS or MS
To learn more and apply: internship opportunities On this page, select the tab of the country of interest such as "united states".  Scroll down the page in the text and click on the blue heading "view available internships". Under the text Welcome, select the blue text "search openings".  On the search openings page, In the "keyword" box type "environmental".  Scroll to the bottom and hit the "search" button. Review the internship positions listed.  
Date Posted to this site -  10/10/2016

 

Black & Veatch

LocationMultiple locations
Position: multiple
Education Requirements: BS or MS
To learn more and apply:Black & Veatch jobs About halfway down the page in the text, click on the blue heading "search openings". On the search openings page, In the "keyword" box type "environmental".  Scroll to the bottom and hit the "search" button. 

Date Posted to this site -  10/10/2016

 

Ramboll Environ

Position: multiple

Location: multiple

For more information and to apply: Go to RambollEnviron under "free text" type "internship".  For the  market category select "All markets". 

Date Posted to this site - 5/1/2017

 

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 - 8/22/2016

  


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