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EcoSciences Intern

NA-003812
  1. Houston
  1. Environment & geoscience
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Houston, TX Environmental Sciences Group as an EcoSciences Intern.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under supervision, performs a variety of routine technical tasks to assist technicians, engineers, planners, architects, surveyors or scientists working in transportation, development, environmental, land surveying or other technical services of the company.

Note: This classification is used for college students who are enrolled in a related technical Bachelor's degree program at a Junior or Senior academic level and are hired for temporary work during their summer or other school break.


JOB DUTIES
  • Performs routine technical support assignments.
  • Perform a variety of technical tasks to assist scientists.
  • Establish and maintain records or files of technical data or documents.
  • Perform various field work assignments.
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory reports and graphic materials, and perform other such duties as the intern’s Supervisor may deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school plus two years of specialized training such as is obtained in vocational or technical school, or completion of an Associate's degree program in a related technical field, or completion of the first two years in a four-year college or university technical program.
  • No experience is required with a related Associate's degree or its equivalent; two years of related experience is required without such formal training.


SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Math skills and basic science skills are generally required.
  • Computer skills required to enter data in spreadsheets or databases.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • None.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Applicants must be currently be enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master’s degree program in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Wildlife and Fisheries, Marine Biology, or similar program.
  • Candidates pursuing a Bachelor’s degree should be either a rising junior or senior and include their current GPA and summary of relevant coursework on their resume.
  • Master’s degree candidates should also provide a summary of GPA and relevant coursework.


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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