Environmental Co-op (Fall 2021)

Employer
Battelle Memorial Institute
Location
Columbus, Ohio, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 28, 2021
Ref
2347624276
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
JOB SUMMARY
We are currently seeking an Environmental Co-op for Fall Semester 2021 . This position is located in Columbus, OH .
Our Environment Division within the Environment and Agriculture Business Line conducts research, characterization, and remediation of environmental contamination, and designs and implements environmentally sustainable remedial technologies.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Extract information from existing databases or literature and prepare information for environmental and engineering analysis.
- Draft environmental sampling plans and work plans related to laboratory and field projects.
- Follow established procedures to conduct laboratory and field activities and generate defensible technical data.
- Assist in the compilation and interpretation of data.
- Support research for the evaluation of new technologies.
- Provide input to technical reports and proposals.
- Participate in technical briefings to internal project teams and clients.
THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
- Must be currently pursuing a bachelor's, master's, or PhD in an environmental-related field with at least 18 months of undergraduate coursework completed.
- GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Related work experience (paid or unpaid) in the environmental engineering/geology discipline.
- Experience working in a laboratory and/or field environment, including preparing, conducting, and documenting tests.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Positive attitude and eagerness to take on technical challenges.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
- Must be available to work 40 hours during business office hours.
- Must be a US Person.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED
- Prefer local students
LEGAL DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.
BENEFITS
Battelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.
As a condition of employment, Battelle will inquire about COVID vaccination status, and in the event that vaccinations are mandated at a work location (including client site and Battelle sites) we expect all candidates to comply with these required safety protocols.
Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact recruiting@battelle.org _.
Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle._
For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers