EEE Related Jobs

Internship or Part Time Job Opportunities

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

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


Black & Veatch

Position: Civil/Environmental Interns (multiple)

Location: multiple (CA-Irvine, CA-Sacramento, CA-Walnut Creek, MN-Bloomington, MN-Minneapolis, MO-Kansas City, SC-Charleston, TX-Dallas)

For more information and to apply: Go to Black &Veatch intern to apply.  For more information on the company see Black & Veatch

Date Posted to this site - 2/25/16


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 - 2/25/16


Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

Position: Intern

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Description: The Urban Naturalist program at KIB works to create, preserve, and maintain the native, urban ecosystems here in the city of Indianapolis. The Urban Naturalist program is seeking individuals that promote professionalism and are interested in gaining hands-on horticultural training, learning personal and environmental responsibility, and are happy working with a team of individuals pursuing a degree and career in the environmental field.

This is a professional development program/internship for college students pursuing environmentally related degrees. The work is primarily horticultural in nature and involves managing green stormwater infrastructure, performing invasive species removals, and restoring native habitats. The team receives weekly professional enrichment activities that provide exposure and learning experiences for the different types of green careers the students can pursue after graduation. 

Requirements: Interested individuals must be pursuing a degree in an environmentally related field (ecology, biology, env. science/management, etc.). Applicants should be hard workers, consistent in attendance and punctuality, unbiased towards gender, creed, or ethnicity, and possess a strong desire to learn and grow professionally. A horticultural background and outdoor work experience are desired, but not a requirement.

To learn more and apply: Please send an email of interest and a resume to Ethan Olson, Horticultural Project Manager:

Date Posted to this site -2/10/2016


ATC Group Services, LLC (formerly Cardno)

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

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

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

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

More Information on company:

To apply: Please send resumes to  

Date Posted to this site - 1/19/2016


Pathways to Science

Position: Summer Research Opportunities

Location: various

Description: This is a search engine for undergradate summer research opportunities around the world.  There are many NSF opportunities such as REUs, but there are also other opportunities in this database.   There is a key on the right side that gives you an overview (portable funding, includes study abroad, short term opportunity, funds international students, etc) once you select your area(s) of interest.  You search for areas of interest by "level of study" (i.e. year of schooling) and discipline categories.  You may also look for opportunities at specific institutions. You can also look for opportunities by what area of the country you are interested in.  

For more information and to apply: Visit the website Pathways to Science for more information. 

Date Posted to this site -11/20/2016

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 - 7/1/2015


These jobs are currently listed through Purdue's Center for Career Opportunities.




Federal Government Internships: ORISE and USA Jobs

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Research Opportunities at Purdue: Purdue Undergraduate Research