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SWCA Environmental Consultants Natural Resources Intern in Westborough, Massachusetts

About the opportunity

SWCA is seeking a Natural Resources Summer Intern for Summer 2021 for our Westborough, MA location.

SWCA provides a range of services including ecological design, landscape architecture, environmental site assessment, resource identification, environmental planning, permitting, mitigation, restoration, and remediation. The Firm employs designers and scientists with expertise, interest, and experience to perform tasks with professional acumen and attention to detail.

The Natural Resources department employs professional wetland scientists, certified soil scientists, certified wildlife biologists, GIS specialists, environmental designers and planners, and environmental engineers.

What you will accomplish

The Natural Resources Internship is specifically targeted to assisting wetland scientists with wetland delineations in the field. However, the intern may also have the opportunity to work on other projects such as rare species and wildlife surveys, botanical surveys, vegetation surveys, environmental permitting, erosion and sediment control projects, and wetland mitigation and restoration project work.

Experience and qualifications for success

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED VIA THIS PORTAL. NO UNSOLICITED RESUMES WILL BE REVIEWED, SENT OUTSIDE THIS SYSTEM. PLEASE CONTACT: KRISTINA.BEGGS@SWCA.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Minimum:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university, pursuing a bachelor's degree in an environmental related field, or a recent graduate within 12 months of June 7, 2021.

  • Applicants that are pursing a Master's degree will also be considered. Ph.D. candidates are not eligible through this program.

  • Must have completed 60 credit hours and a minimum of a junior classification by June 7, 2021.

  • Applicant should be completing or have completed studies in the natural sciences such as environmental science, natural resource conservation, biology, wetland science, soil science, or natural resource management.

  • Proficient in MS Office products

Additional:

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions, effectively execute tasks, and conform to shifting priorities and demands.

  • This internship will be for the summer 2020 (June 7th-August 27th)

  • Ability to work a varying schedule

  • Ability to travel to the field 50% of the time

  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle and pass a MVR

  • All applications must be received by March 12th

  • Selected candidates will be interviewed the week of March 22nd

  • Cover letter required with all applications, please.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Requisition Number2021-11177

of Openings1

Office LocationUS-MA-Westborough

ProgramNatural Resources/Biology/Ecology

Hire TypeTemporary

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