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Water Resources Intern - Austin, TX

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Black & Veatch


19d ago

šŸš€ Off-cycle Internship


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  • The ideal candidate for the Water Resources Intern position in Austin, TX should be a current student majoring in a relevant field such as biology, civil engineering, ecology, environmental sciences, geology/hydrogeology, hydrology, or water resources management. They should possess strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office and preferably ESRI ArcGIS. Additionally, they should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have excellent technical writing abilities. No prior experience is required, but the candidate must be able to meet pre-employment onboarding requirements.
  • The Water Resources Intern in Austin, TX will be responsible for tasks such as data analysis, geologic interpretations, writing reports, cost estimation, water supply planning, sustainable infrastructure design, and completing engineering assignments related to water resources projects.
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Off-cycle Internship



  • As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.  


  • The preferred candidate is a current student majoring in biology, civil engineering (with a focus on water resources), ecology, environmental engineering, environmental sciences, geology/hydrogeology, hydrology, or a water resources management program.
  • Qualifications and skills:
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communications skills, both written and oral
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-starter, highly motivated
  • Software: Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) proficiency is required, ESRI ArcGIS proficiency is preferred
  • Strong technical writing abilities
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • No experience required. Current enrollment at a university in related program of specialty. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Data analysis, reporting/writing, and presentation preparation.
  • Geologic and hydrogeologic interpretations.
  • Federal grant writing and applications.
  • Planning level cost estimation of water infrastructure projects.
  • Regional Water Planning with a focus on short- and long-term water supply strategy planning.
  • Sustainable infrastructure design.
  • Water supply feasibility evaluations including reuse and aquifer storage and recovery.
  • Under close supervision, the candidate will perform routine aspects of the water resources practice such as engineering assignments and water supply studies requiring knowledge and application of basic hydrology principles. The candidate will build and apply knowledge of hydrologic or hydrogeologic principles to prescribed techniques and procedures to complete project assignments.


Work type

Part time

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