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Natural Resources Scientist Intern (Summer 2024) - Minneapolis

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28d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


AI generated summary

  • You must have strong communication skills, problem-solving abilities, proficiency in Microsoft Office, attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and a driver’s license with clean record. A degree in Natural Resources or related field is required.
  • You will support field survey teams, conduct data analysis, prepare technical reports, create restoration and mitigation plans, collaborate with agencies, work with clients, and communicate effectively in this Natural Resources Scientist Intern role.

Summer Internship



  • Stantec is seeking an Intern to be based out of our Twin Cities offices who is highly motivated to join us in continuing to grow our reputation as a leader in environmental services throughout the Midwest and Great Plains. This is a temporary position which would include working with our Natural Resources team, assisting with various projects related to wetlands, wildlife and other projects. Our team works on a variety of different projects, while specializing in their passion and building a well-rounded base of experience. Our variety of projects and clients is what keeps our work interesting and fulfilling, while being dedicated to serving our clients and our communities.
  • As a member of our team, you will be contributing to our existing services in the region focused on federal and state agencies, municipalities, private developers, transportation, and agricultural industries. With our strong client base in the regions in which we work, this is your opportunity to be an integral part of assisting our efforts in a support role during the 2024 growing season. The preferred candidate will be able to periodically travel throughout the Upper Midwest and Great Plains regions, while maintaining a Twin Cities-area base.


  • Desire and ability to work efficiently
  • Oral communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with team members
  • Ability to work in adverse weather and environmental conditions
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including databases, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills, and attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and meet strict project deadlines.
  • Ability to travel regionally and locally as required
  • Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • ​​​​​​​Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or university coursework in Natural Resources, Water Resource, or related field

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Support field survey teams conducting wetland delineations, fish studies, bird/bat fatality monitoring, etc.
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Support the preparation of technical reports
  • Collect and analyze field data
  • Natural resource restoration plans
  • Wetland mitigation plans
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
  • Permit applications and other technical reports
  • Evaluate data and create maps using ArcGIS
  • Coordinate with local, state, federal agencies on permitting and regulatory matters
  • Work with agricultural producers
  • Communicate with our clients


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • 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.