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Intern - Environmental Science/Engineering

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Tetra Tech


1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship


AI generated summary

  • Candidates must be enrolled in an environmental science or engineering program, possessing good interpersonal and technical writing skills, English fluency, and proficiency in word processing and databases. A driver's license, good driving record, and willingness to drive as well as passing background checks are necessary. Relevant work experience and HAZWOPER training are a plus, with the ability to lift heavy equipment and meet physical demands of hazardous waste site work.
  • The intern will work on various environmental consulting projects, including site assessment and remediation, natural resource management, and compliance. Tasks include data analysis, report writing, field work support, and record review.

Summer Internship

Engineering, Sustainability•Chicago


  • Tetra Tech, Inc. is currently seeking an Engineering or Environmental Science Intern for our Chicago, IL office to learn the general principles of environmental consulting and develop skills related to their program of study. 


  • Renting a vehicle through our company rental program, which has a minimum age requirement of 21
  • Driving on a regular basis, therefore, passing a motor vehicle record background check.
  • Maintaining a valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Passing a criminal background check.
  • Qualifications:
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Spoken and written fluency in English.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet software, and databases preferred.
  • Other relevant work experience a plus.
  • Education/Skills:
  • Qualified candidate should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate environmental science or civil/environmental engineering program.
  • 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER training a plus.
  • Physical Demands:
  • Heavy lifting of field sampling and other equipment will be required.
  • Must meet physical demands of hazardous waste site work.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • The intern will work full-time during the summer and will have the opportunity to work on projects in a variety of areas in environmental consulting, including contaminated site assessment and remediation, natural resource management, emergency and disaster response, Brownfield redevelopment, environmental compliance, and waste management. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Records review.
  • Data management and organization.
  • Data analysis.
  • Report writing and compilation.
  • Opportunities for field work support such as environmental site assessments, multi-media sampling, and facility audits and inspections are also provided.


Work type

Full time

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