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Internship

Ecologist Intern - Environmental Services (Summer 2024)

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Stantec

26d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Austin

AI generated summary

  • You must have a passion for ecosystems, technical skills, physical endurance, collaboration abilities, and a positive attitude. Enrolled in a related degree program and experience with MS Office applications is required.
  • You will conduct field data collection, support report preparation, execute field work safely, communicate with mentors and team leads, and adhere to safety protocols.

Summer Internship

SustainabilityAustin

Description

  • An opportunity exists for highly motivated, personable, and organized undergraduate student majoring in Ecology, Environmental Science or a related major. As an emerging professional, you will be working with a multi-disciplinary team in the office and at project site locations. This position may require some overnight travel and working at remote field sites. You will work directly with Stantec’s scientists, field team leads, and technicians, in addition to being assigned a mentor who will work one-on-one with you.

Requirements

  • An interest in ecosystems, natural resource conservation/restoration, and the outdoors is essential.
  • Proven technical, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Ability to endure long days of physically and mentally challenging field work
  • Ability to walk long distances on flat, uneven ground
  • Ability to work safely in extreme weather conditions
  • Possess a positive solutions-oriented attitude
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work with a team
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Strong work ethics and integrity
  • Good driving record and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to navigate on the road and in the field in remote settings
  • Education and Experience:
  • Enrolled in an accredited University or College and perusing a degree Ecology, Environmental Science (or related field)
  • Experience with MS office applications (Outlook, Excel, Access, and Word)

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Conduct field data collection efforts for wetland delineations habitat assessments, and species surveys
  • Support data entry, and technical report preparation and production
  • Execute field work independently and safely
  • Communicate regularly with your assigned mentor and field team lead(s)
  • Comply with field safety and security protocols

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Austin

Benefits

  • Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
  • Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.