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'



LocationElyria, OH

Position: Safety and Environmental (HSE) Co-op

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


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 -  4/24/2017



LocationFolsom, CA

Position: Water Engineering Intern

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


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



LocationBedford Park, IL

Position: Environmental Intern

Education Requirements: Progress towards a bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field. Candidates must have completed at least 2 years of college and have a GPA of at least 2.8/4.0.  


The Argo Plant Environmental Department is seeking an Environmental/Chemical Engineering student to join our team. The environmental department supports all operating units at the plant. In this role, the successful candidate will learn about all the operating units at the plant and their respective regulatory requirements.


Through the student summer intern program, we hope to cultivate a potential future plant Process Engineer or Environmental Engineer. Key job activities of the selected candidate include, but are not limited to


Key Deliverables

  • Become familiar with plant unit operations and the regulations that impact specific units
  • Review regulations and work with units to ensure compliance with procedures and/or monitoring equipment is adequate
  • Assist with applying for construction permit applications to authorize new equipment installations
  • Gather data to complete environmental reports
  • Analyze pollution control data to determine optimum operating ranges
  • Participate in plant sustainability activities internally and externally that promote good environmental stewardship

Knowledge, Skills, And Requirements

  • Progress towards a bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field. Candidates must have completed at least 2 years of college and have a GPA of at least 2.8/4.0.
  • Assertive, creative, energetic, and positive thinking
  • Demonstrate analytical problem solving skills
  • Developed multi-tasking and time management skills
  • PC skilled with word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet experience
  • Qualified candidates must currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the US. These internships are not provided under CPT or OPT.

Desired behavior, personal attributes,(Success Drivers And Competencies)

  • Willingness to learn quickly
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to self-teach from manuals and documentation
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 

To learn more and apply: Go to Ingredion.   More information on Ingredion.  

Date Posted to this site -  3/3/2017


Ocean Spray Cranberries

LocationLakeville, MA

Position: Sustainability Internship

Education Requirements:    Must be a current student enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Graduate Degree Program related to Sustainability, Environmental Science, or Environmental Engineering

Description: The Cooperative Development department at Ocean Spray is looking to add a Sustainability Intern to its growing team. The Sustainability team collaborates with Agriculture Sciences, Marketing, Engineering, Quality, Procurement, Operations, Legal, Sales, and Ocean Spray Cranberry and Grapefruit Grower-Owners to execute initiatives throughout the Cooperative. The Intern will be required to complete a research project or a portion of a larger project and present his or her research with suggestions at the end of the internship. As part of the project, the Intern will be exposed to multiple aspects of integrating sustainability into an agricultural consumer goods organization and will have the opportunity to think creatively.

As a Sustainability Intern, You May Be Exposed To The Following Key Components Through Orientation Meetings, Field Visits, And On The Job Training
  • Sustainable Agriculture - Recycling/Composting and Waste Reduction
  • Water Stewardship - Traceability and Supply Chain
  • Energy Efficiency /Renewables - Greenhouse Gas/Carbon Management
  • Environmental Health & Safety - Social Compliance
  • Packaging Design - Employee Engagement
Interns are assigned objectives that support key business initiatives and are provided an outline of the deliverables and expected measurable results. Feedback against these objectives is provided mid-way through and upon completion of the internship.

Eligibility Requirements:

-Creative thinking and a passion for innovation with the ability to perform data analysis

-Broad understanding of the fundamentals of key environmental and social issues with the ability to remain up-to-date on new and emerging technologies

-Strong communication, research, and data skills

-Highly organized, self-starter and ability to work with various levels within an organization

-Ability to work independently and collaboratively, must adapt well to change and be able to prioritize multiple aspects of his or her project(s)

-Advanced PC skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

To learn more and apply: Deadline to apply is 3/7/17.   Please submit your resume and a summary letter (no more than 1 page) to communicate your interest in the Sustainability Intern position with O.S.  Apply here    

Date Posted to this site -  3/3/2017


CHA Consulting, Inc.

Locationvarious (Indianapolis, IN, Columbus, OH, Albany, NY and Blacksburg, VA)

Position: Water/Wastewater Engineering Intern

Education Requirements: currently enrolled in BS or Civil or Environmental Engineering program. Juniors (graduating May 2018) or seniors (graduating Dec 2017). 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Water/wastewater/stormwater infrastructure system(s) analysis and design.
  • Report preparation.
  • Drawing and specification preparation.
  • Periodic construction observation.
  • Field investigations.


  • Candidates must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
  • Coursework or internship experience relatable to water/wastewater design preferred.
  • Water/wastewater/stormwater design coursework preferred.
  • MS Office experience required.
  • Knowledge of hydrologic, hydraulic and process modeling are preferred.
  • Must have good communication skills, writing skills, and ability to work in a team setting
  • CHA will not accept applications of candidates who require visa sponsorships now or in the future.

To learn more and apply: Go to CHA Internship.   More information on CHA.  

Date Posted to this site -  2/17/2017



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


Sea Grant Illinois-Indiana


Position: Student Summer Intern (multiple positions)

Education Requirements: Undergraduates currently enrolled in a U.S. institution of higher learning, or graduated December 2016 or after.

Description: Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant announces the following positions for the 2017 Summer Student Internship Program.   Successful applicants will spend 12 weeks working closely with a Sea Grant specialist on issues affecting the Great Lakes. Internships can include research, communications and outreach components. Applicants may also have the opportunity to participate in activities outside of their specific internship duties. 

Internships are available in the following areas:

-          Fisheries Data Analysis

-          Great Lakes Data Analysis and Outreach

-          Microplastics Research

-          Sustainable Communities

Interns will be paid $12/hour for 37.5 hours per week. Interns will be student employees of Purdue University or University of Illinois. Some travel and/or weekend work may be expected. Interns are responsible for the cost of housing plus transportation to and from their work place. Work-related travel will be funded by the Sea Grant host.

Eligibility Requirements: 

-Current graduate students are not eligible.

-Applicants should be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or have an active F-1 visa.

-Previous IISG interns who have participated in the Summer Internship program are not eligible.

To learn more and apply: Application packets are due February 28, 2017.  Information on the specific positions and the application instructions are found here.  Send all application materials via email to Angela Archer, and include "2017 IISG Summer Internship" in the subject line. All questions should be directed to Ms. Archer via email or 765-496-3722.

Date Posted to this site -  2/3/2017


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


Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

LocationLos Angeles County (most in Whittler), CA

Position: Civil/Environmental Engineering student employee

Education Requirements:    Enrolled as student through summer or fall 2017

Description: The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (Districts) promote environmental sustainability in California by converting waste into resources such as recycled water, energy and recycled materials. With about 20 student hires each year, the Districts' Student Engineer Program is one of the largest Civil/Environmental Engineering paid student worker programs in the nation.  The program allows engineering students that have a career interest in the environmental profession to gain valuable experience during the summer. Participating students are placed in various sections and come together each week to share their work experience and hear technical presentations from some of the Districts' approximately 250 professional engineers.  Students may obtain experience in areas such as: recycled water research and production, wastewater and solid waste design and operations, energy recovery, stormwater management, water and air quality, project management, planning and construction.

Some positions may allow students to continue working on a part-time basis during the school year.  If students are not able to participate during the summer, they may still be contacted for new part-time positions that may become available during the school year. 

Class Level - Hourly Rate
     Freshman - $10.50
     Sophomore - $14.50
     Junior - $16
     Senior - $17.50
     Bachelor's Degree Conferred - $19
     Master's Degree Conferred - $20 

Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible, you must 1) maintain student status through summer or fall enrollment at an ABET accredited Civil/Environmental engineering program during employment; 2) have a strong working knowledge of computers; 3) be available to work full-time for at least twelve weeks during normal business hours in the summer; 4) have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and 5) possess a valid California Class C driver license (or an equivalent driver's license issued by a state or territory within the United States).  Opportunities to work part-time during the school year may be possible for students that indicate "year round" availability on their application.

To learn more and apply: Priority applications were due 12/5/16  and the application process closes 2/3/17 at 11:59PM Pacific Time.  Apply here    If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Robyn Beach, Engineering Recruitment Coordinator at or 562.908.4288, ext 2827.

Date Posted to this site -  1/3/2017


GKN  Driveline

Location: Auburn Hill, MI
Position: Intern-Energy and Environmental
Education Requirements: pursuing BS or MS in related field
Key Responsibilities:

-Promote site environmental and energy processes improvement – ISO 14001 and ISO 50001- integration with other applicable GKN and legal requirements.

-Assist with compliance to all relevant local regulations as well as corporate and client environmental and energy requirements.

-Assist with identifying and supporting site environmental improvement projects

-Identify site waste streams, evaluate opportunities to reduce waste and implement alternative disposal methods to eliminate waste to landfill.

-Identify plausible opportunities to reduce site energy use.

-Educate contractors, visitors and site personnel on waste reduction, recycling and energy use.

-Learn the requirements of the Environmental & Energy Management Systems as well compliance standards ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.

-Calculate and track performance against site and regional energy/environmental KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) on a monthly basis.
-Communicate relevant KPI’s to stakeholders and the site.

-Provide environmental analysis for plant Risk Assessments.

-Assist with the management of site environmental incidents, as well as environmental aspects.

-Assist with developing site organization, resources, and people in order to have a structure to control risks and environmental emergencies.

-Promote a culture of environmental responsibility and stewardship amongst all employees.

-Promote energy consumption reduction as a key tool for site sustainability.

-Assist with other activities within the Environmental, Health and Safety department.


College student pursing a Bachelor or Master's degree in related field

Knowledge of environmental aspects and impacts

Knowledge of waste stream identification, reduction efforts  and landfill alternatives

Knowledge of energy reduction efforts

Fluent in English
Ability to work independently
Ability to travel independently
Strong project and time management skills
Good computer application software knowledge and skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
To learn more and apply: apply here  What is GKN? 


Tetra Tech

Location: Sheboygan, WI
Position: Summer Intern-Environmental
Education Requirements: studies in environmental subjects
Description:Tetra Tech Inc. is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Tetra Tech, Inc. is looking for a Summer Intern – Environmental. Candidate local to the eastern Wisconsin area to be able to spend non-field days in the Sheboygan, WI office.

Essential Education, Experience And Responsibilities

  • Studies in environmental subjects required
  • Soil science a plus
  • Biology background a plus
  • No allotment for travel or moving
  • Full time summer hourly position with opportunity to work overtime
  • Travel outside of Wisconsin required
  • GIS background required
  • Attending a 40 hour Hazwoper training required
  • Work from mid-May to mid-August a plus
  • Physical outdoor work is primary task
  • Conduct field work tasks as needed but could include; GPS technician, soil sampling, sediment sampling, site cleanup, work on boats, hiking in steep mountain terrain, wetland delineations, GIS mapping and table production, tech memo preparation and report writing

To learn more and apply: Tetra Tech summer intern 

Date Posted to this site -  1/3/2017



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


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


• 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



LocationChicago, IL
Position: HSE (Health Safety Environment) "Specialist Intern
Education Requirements: graduating with BS within one year of internship completion
Description: PepsiCo is one of the world's leading food and beverage companies with over $63 billion in net revenue in 2015 and a global portfolio of diverse and beloved brands. We have a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes 22 brands that in 2015 each generated more than $1 billion in estimated annual retail sales. PepsiCo's products are sold in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo's strength is its people. 
This position contributes to the success of PepsiCo by ensuring regulatory compliance and implementing risk or prevention-focused Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) initiatives in a location or across multiple locations. As an intern you will gave exposure at either the regional and plant/distribution center level or Headquarters level. You will work on a project that will be site, region or headquarters specific that will support the PepsiCo HSE agenda. These projects will be actionable plans that will drive improvements across the business.

What you can expect:
While specific intern projects vary depending on the business, you may be called upon to:

  • Support execution, implementation, and tracking of a location's annual HSE plan
  • Interface with regulatory bodies (DOT, State/Local Regulators) as needed
  • Develop, implement, execute, and manage strategies to prevent workplace injuries, environmental incidents, and vehicle accidents
  • Establish process to ensure driver capability using Defensive Driving techniques found in Best in Class systems such as: Smith System and NAB's TEST Drive
  • Perform risk assessments and assist in the implementation of effective physical and/ or behavioral control measures. Recognize and verify the effectiveness of in-place control measures
  • Complete root cause analyses and develop corrective action plans to address root basic causes and management system weak-spots through the use of industry-recognized cause analysis techniques (5-Why, 8-D, etc.)

What we're looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in: Health, Safety, and Environment or related area
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills including public speaking skills and presence in meetings and training environments

Minimum Qualifications - Each candidate is expected to:

  • Graduate with Bachelor's degree within one (1) year of internship completion.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship now or anytime in the future
  • Pass a drug screen and background investigation
To learn more and apply: PepsiCo intern 

Date Posted to this site -  12/12/2016


SUNY-Buffalo for NSF REU Environmental Engineering Solutions for Pollution Prevention site

LocationBuffalo, NY

Position: NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

Education Requirements:    Enrolled as undergraduate through fall 2016.

Description: The National Science Foundation REU Site at the University at Buffalo (UB) trains undergraduate researchers to address regional and global pollution concerns within 3 themes: detection, source control, and remediation. The 10-week program is aimed at providing students with confidence and independence. 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-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.

To learn more and apply: See REU for more information.  Applications are due February 1, 2017 and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Date Posted to this site -  12/9/2016


NC State University

LocationRaleigh, NC
Position: RISE (Research Internship Summer Experience)
Education Requirements: Bachelor (upper level)  or MS students interested in doctoral studies
To learn more and apply: RISE to find out more about the program and to apply.  NC State faculty members and their research are discussed here: NC State research.  
  • Application Deadline: February 20, 2017

  • Notifications: March-April, 2017

Date Posted to this site -  12/9/2016



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



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 halfways 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


Phillips 66

Position: 2017 University Intern-Environmental (multiple)

Education Requirements: undergraduates

Location:  multiple in the states of NH, TX, LA, IL, WA, MT, CA, TX, and OK



Internships are a great way for us to get to know you and for you to get to know our company. We will offer you the same types of challenging assignments as our full-time hires and you will also participate in our company-wide internship program.

Opportunities may include:

·         Attending orientation and training events, field trips, social activities, weekly seminars and opportunities to meet and interact with functional leaders.

·         Participating in performance reviews with your manager, who will provide coaching and guidance throughout your internship, as will your assigned mentor.

·         Giving a presentation about your work assignment and projects, as well as what you learned from the internship program.

Our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) organization supports our business and operating facilities through regulatory compliance, advocacy, interpretation and education. Phillips 66 is committed to the health and safety of everyone who works in our facilities, lives in the communities where we operate or uses our products. As such, we conduct our business with care for the environment and strive for world class operating excellence by integrating our Health, Occupational Safety, Process Safety and Environmental principles throughout our businesses with a commitment to continuous improvement.

As an Environmental intern with Phillips 66 you will contribute to Phillips 66’s core values and strategies while gaining a ground-level understanding of the energy industry's complex environmental hazards and solutions through hands-on assignments at one of our various U.S. locations:

·         Specializing in one or more functional areas including air, water, waste, energy and resource conservation, social responsibility, and regulatory compliance

·         Developing technically and professionally by working with experts inside and outside the company

·         Assignments may include reviewing and analyzing environmental regulatory requirements for a project or portion of the operation, performing technical calculations, estimations and database management, preparing applications for regulatory approvals or reports, and developing programs, plans and proposals

·         Internship opportunities could be located in Linden, NJ; Houston, TX; Lake Charles, LA; Roxana, IL; Ferndale, WA; Billings, MT; Rodeo, CA; Belle Chasse, LA; Arroyo Grande, CA; Borger, TX; Ponca City, OK; Los Angeles, CA; Sweeny, TX; Amarillo, TX; Long Beach, CA; or Bartlesville, OK

Requirements for a Phillips 66 Internship: 

·         Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

·         Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or related technical field

·         Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program as a Sophomore or higher

·         Scheduled to graduate from a degree program in or after August 2017

·         Available for a minimum of ten continuous weeks


·         A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

·         Previous internship or co-op participant in related industry

·         Previous internship with Phillips 66

·         Phillips 66 SHIELD Scholar recipient

·         Willing to work in any of our operating locations

·         Depending on the specific position, you must be willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to maintain your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven)


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

Keys to Success

·         Assoc: Adaptability—Adapt And Learn

·         Assoc: Building Collaborative Relationships—Form Relationships

·         Assoc: Communication—Communicate Openly

·         Assoc: Judgment—Apply Sound Logic

·         Assoc: Results Orientation—Seek Process Improvement

To learn more and apply:

 ·         You must apply through your university prior to university deadlines (if applicable) AND

·      Apply online by going to and complete the entire application process

· Attach an electronic copy of your resume and unofficial transcript

·  Answer all prescreening questions and provide your eSignature

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Date Posted to this site -9/27/2016



Position: Water/wastewater Intern (summer 2017)

Education Requirements: undergraduates

Location:  Virginia Beach, VA


At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Primary Responsibilities

This position will support the Water / Wastewater Engineering group I VA/MD. Performs assignments under the direct supervision of a Professional Engineer. Typically is an individual enrolled in undergraduate or graduate engineering studies.

Job Qualifications

Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate civil or environmental engineering program. Prefer 2+ years completed toward degree with a minimum 3.00 GPA.

Attention to detail a must.

Must possess strong problem solving and communication skills.

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Local candidates strongly preferred.

To learn more and apply: Apply here

Date Posted to this site -9/27/2016



Position: Environmental Intern

Education Requirements: undergraduates

Location:  Omaha, NE


At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We have an opportunity in our Omaha office for an Environmental Science Intern. The successful candidate will work on a wide variety of environmental tasks as they relate to transportation, water, and other development and natural resource projects. Responsibilities may include the preparation of wetland delineation reports, environmental permit applications, National Environmental Policy Act documents, and biological assessments. Additional responsibilities may include the field collection and/or mapping of natural resource data, figure/graphic preparation, and GIS data analysis.

Keyword(s): Environmental, Science, Scientist, Intern

**This position would require 10-20 hours per week for the Fall Semester**

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Must be junior, senior, or graduate student working toward a degree in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Biology, Environmental Engineering or related field.

Ability and willingness to accommodate field working conditions and overnight travel.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

MS Office Experience Required.

Esri ArcGIS experience preferred.

Preference given to local candidates.

Demonstrated knowledge of software packages related to field of study/industry

To learn more and apply: Apply here

Date Posted to this site -9/27/2016


Purdue Center for Global Food Security (PCGFS)

Position: Intern

Education Requirements: undergraduates

Location:  West Lafayette, IN


The Purdue Center for Global Food Security (PCGFS) is located in Discovery Park, a multi-disciplinary research hub on the west side of the campus. 

The Center utilizes education, research and development, and policy and advocacy to address the grand challenges affecting food security in the US and abroad. 

PCGFS is seeking motivated Purdue undergraduate students who are passionate about food security to work as interns for the Fall 2016 semester. 

Students who have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate study in any major are welcome to apply. Interns will work on a variety of projects, including the U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program.

The position is for 10 hours/week with $10/hour compensation. 

To learn more and apply:

Please email resume and a letter of interest describing your enthusiasm for food security to  by August 31, 2016.

PCGFS will contact selected candidates to arrange for an interview during the first week of September 2016.

Date Posted to this site -8/22/2016


Ramboll Environ

Position: multiple

Location: multiple

For more information and to apply: Go to RambollEnviron Under the "Current Openings" "Job Postings" section select "Associate". Look for the jobs that include "summer intern" in the heading.

Date Posted to this site - 8/22/2016


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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