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Environmental Compliance & Sustainability Intern - Denver

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25d ago

šŸš€ Off-cycle Internship


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  • Basic qualifications include enrollment in a Science or Engineering Bachelor's degree program, basic knowledge of sustainability, willingness to learn and apply coursework, ability to work remotely or at a site location, ability to work in a team, and preferred qualifications include being in the fourth year of study in a Bachelor's degree or having studied for at least one year in a Master's degree program, and having relevant sustainability certifications.
  • The candidate will be responsible for developing sustainability strategies, supporting recycling and waste reduction initiatives, collecting sustainability data, evaluating program effectiveness, researching environmental regulations, communicating findings, collaborating with interns, supporting compliance and permitting tasks, managing data, creating environmental reports, and utilizing innovative technology.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Environmental Compliance & Sustainability internship position will be in or around an APTIM's office and would involve Sustainability & Environmental Compliance projects within our Environmental Consulting Service Line. This will involve work in an office setting, as well as field work, and will include the following support roles.

What you can expect from APTIM:

  • Work that is worthy of your time and talent
  • Respect and flexibility to live a full life at work and at home
  • Dogged determination to deliver for our clients and communities
  • A voice in making our company better
  • Investment into your personal and professional development


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Enrollment in and completion of at least three years of study in a Bachelor's degree program in a Science or Engineering field of study, such as Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Sustainability or similar;
  • Basic knowledge of sustainability theories, practices, and local, national, and global initiatives
  • Collaborative and inquisitive person looking to develop experience in environmental and sustainability disciplines beyond the classroom;
  • Willingness to learn and to apply current coursework as needed;
  • Ability to work remotely and/or at a site location;
  • Ability to work with and contribute to a team;
  • Time management, organization, and communication skills a plus but we will help you develop these skills;
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • In fourth year of study in a Bachelor's degree program OR at least one year of study in a Master's degree program in a Science or Engineering field of study, such as Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Sustainability or similar;
  • Relevant entry-level sustainability certifications such as Green Business Certification Inc.'s (GBCI's) Sustainability Excellence Associate (SEA) and/or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Creating and developing an organization's short- and long-term sustainability strategies;
  • Support recycling and waste reduction initiatives, including helping clients with California SB 1383 compliance;
  • Support APTIM's nationwide waste diversion and reduction programs;
  • Collecting and organizing sustainability data, including energy & water consumption, waste, and recycling;
  • Helping evaluate the effectiveness of sustainability programs;
  • Research and review environmental codes and regulations;
  • Group meetings with interns across the country and in other disciplines;
  • Communication of technical concepts, evaluation results, plans, reports, etc. via oral presentations;
  • Work independently or as part of a project team and be able to adjust to changing site or project conditions; and
  • Use of best practices and knowledge to improve products or services in own discipline.
  • Environmental Compliance and Permitting Support Roles:
  • Supporting compliance and permitting tasks associated with hazardous waste and hazardous materials management, aboveground storage tanks, spill prevention, storm water
  • Contributing to environmental documents and compliance processes
  • Regulatory research and analysis
  • Data management support including data interpretation and recordkeeping
  • Working under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
  • Collaborating on environmental reports
  • Potential client facility visits for data gathering
  • Use of innovative technology and tablets for data collection and use of environmental data systems.


Work type

Full time

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