Intern - Environmental Science

Employer
Felsburg Holt & Ullevig
Location
Lincoln County, Nebraska, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 5, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
GIS
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Internship
FHU is currently looking for an environmental science intern to join us in our Lincoln, Nebraska or Des Moines, Iowa office. This position is for the summer of 2022.

FHU's internship program provides valuable hands-on experience before your career begins. Students have opportunities to join FHU and cultivate professional skills in a dynamic environment that encourages personal development and career growth. During your internship, you will join a project team of highly qualified professionals and performing meaningful work under their guidance.

This internship will provide you opportunities to:

* Perform field survey activities

* Apply classroom learning to real-world situations

* Connect with environmental professionals throughout the company

* Contribute to the advancement of the profession within the transportation industry

* Collaborate with other STEM disciplines

* Assist in client contact and participate in presentations for specific projects in a supporting role

* Perform assignments as directed by the technical professionals and project managers

* Additional responsibilities as assigned

Responsibilities of the internship will include:

* Assisting in data collection, technical analyses, and written documentation

* Assist in client contact and participate in presentations for specific projects in a supporting role

* Perform assignments as directed by the technical professionals and project managers

* Additional responsibilities as assigned

Pay Range: $16-$20/hour

Requirements

Internship Qualifications

* Undergraduate (Junior or higher status) or Graduate student in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Physical Geography/Environmental Science, or other closely related field (e.g. Biology)

* Minimum 3.0 GPA

* Ability and willingness to accommodate field work conditions and overnight travel

* Basic ArcGIS data collection and/or mapping

* Basic Microsoft Office skills

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* Attention to detail

The ideal candidate would have one or more of the following skills or qualifications:

* Plant identification

* Knowledge of ecology and wetlands

* Soil identification/soil science

* Knowledge of hydrology/geomorphology

* Coding (Python)

* Basic knowledge of NEPA and other environmental regulations (state/federal)

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