Internship Opportunity – Water Resources Engineer
Water Resources Engineering Intern
December 2017 | LandStudies
LandStudies was founded in 1989 with the sole mission to preserve the environment by understanding and working with natural systems instead of artificially controlling them. Over the past 28 years, LandStudies has assessed over 200 square miles of watersheds, created over 60 acres of wetlands, restored over 13 miles of streams and floodplains, and planted over 700 acres of forested riparian buffers and over 100 acres of native meadows.
Today, LandStudies has established itself in the environmental community throughout the Mid-Atlantic with its niche, award winning ecological design and restoration services. The company’s tight-knit team of expert engineers, landscape architects, and environmental scientists differentiates itself from other environmental firms with its ability to adapt to change efficiently with both passion and continuous innovation.
As a design/build company, we boast an ecological construction division comprised of experienced construction managers and labor crews who provide licensure, materials, personnel and skills necessary to produce quality naturalized landscapes. Our professional staff of 22 include: Engineers (PE), Fluvial Geomorphologists, Landscape Architects (RLA), Environmental and Wetland Scientists, Construction Managers and CAD/GIS Specialists.
LandStudies, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated student in Engineering or a related science to fill a Water Resources Engineering internship position for the summer of 2018 in our Lititz, PA office. The qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate training/education in water resources related studies. This internship will provide the applicant with an opportunity to gain experience in all phases of stream and wetland restoration as well as stormwater management through tasks including site assessment, modeling, design, permitting, construction, monitoring and maintenance.
Education and/or Experience:
- 3rd or 4th year student in Water Resources Engineering or a related field
- Proficient in Excel and Word
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey thoughts clearly and concisely
- Hydrologic/Hydraulic modeling, stormwater design and erosion & sediment control design will be strongly considered
- Knowledge of design software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, TR-55, TR-20 or HEC-RAS will also be considered, but will be taught as needed.
Intern position is for summer of 2018; start and end dates are flexible with candidate’s schedule (typically May – August). Competitive hourly compensation will be offered. Typical work week hours are expected to be 35-45 hours per week.
If you are interested in being considered for this internship please send your resume, two references, and a technical writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.