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Environmental Geology Intern - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Science
  • Costa Mesa
    San Diego
    San Jose
    Oakland

AI generated summary

  • You must be actively enrolled in a related undergraduate program, have a strong interest in environmental remediation, demonstrate competent communication skills, follow directions well, and uphold workplace safety policies.
  • You will support environmental geology tasks, assist in project research, field work, and design analysis, maintain project documentation, and adhere to ethical decision-making. No relocation assistance, occasional travel may be required.

Requirements

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Geology, Earth Sciences, Geologic Engineering, or related, Undergraduate program.
  • Demonstrated interest in environmental remediation, or related field, and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Authorization to work in the United States at the start of the internship.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
  • This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Geology, Earth Sciences, Geologic Engineering or related, Masters or PhD program.
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus.

Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Environmental Geology.
  • Assist with project research, field work, and preliminary design calculations and analysis.
  • Support preparation of final design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.
  • Assist in collecting and maintaining project documentation.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

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At WSP in the U.S., our expertise lies at the intersection of the infrastructure and the skylines we have helped to shape from coast to coast. We can meet your needs with cross-disciplinary services across multiple sectors and markets including: advisory; buildings; water and environment; energy; and transportation & infrastructure. Our professionals have planned, designed and managed the construction of some of the most iconic high-rise buildings, bridges, highways, tunnels and transit and rail systems across the United States. Some of our most notable projects include major expansions of the New York and Los Angeles transit systems, as well as iconic buildings such as One World Trade Center and 432 Park Avenue in New York City, the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, and the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.