Stantec employs more than 22,000 engineers, geologists, science and construction professionals globally. As specialists in water and natural resources, MWH employees innovate ideas and technology to solve complex infrastructure and environmental challenges.
The MWH internship program is a great opportunity for students to prep for a career in environmental sciences/engineering while getting paid. It’s an opportunity to build relationships with experts by learning from respected individuals in the industry, and be placed in a program that can help students connect their studies into a new context, the business environment.
MWH is currently looking to add an internship position in our Denver, Colorado office location. We are looking to add an intern starting immediately and running through the summer of 2018.
The primary responsibilities for this role may include:
• Working on a team to conduct investigations for reclamation design and construction projects.
• Assist staff in their day-to-day work including administrative tasks, helping with scheduling, budgeting and execution of current projects, creating, modeling and reviewing data using computer applications, data mining of historical documents, and other project related tasks.
• Interpretation of field data for incorporation in site designs and recommendations.
• Participate in environmental evaluations, subsurface investigations, and environmental engineering design for civil projects.
• Perform calculations, assist in report preparation and other related activities.
• Other responsibilities and goals as defined by the position supervisor.
• In progress toward earning a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Environmental or Civil engineering, Environmental Science, or similar related science, with a minimum of 2 years of undergraduate coursework in college
• Specific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following: Environmental science, planning, design, or construction.
• Experienced with the complete Microsoft Office Suite; familiarity with CAD software a plus.
• Knowledge of state, federal, and First Peoples’ regulations, policies, and programs, are a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders.
• Anticipated work hours a minimum of 10 hours through the spring semester, moving to 40 hours per week during the summer.
• Knowledge of the Navajo culture and traditions. Navajo language skills a plus.
• Members of the Navajo Nation or member of a federally registered tribe preferred.
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