Intern / Co-Op - Civil / Environmental Engineer/ Science or Geologist
Columbia, MD 
Posted 7 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Intern / Co-Op - Civil / Environmental Engineer/ Science or Geologist
Primary Location US-MD-Columbia
ID 2023-1991
Category Early Career Position Type Intern Remote No

Do you want to build an impactful career to change the world for the better?

Geosyntec has an exciting opportunity for an Intern / Co-Op - Civil / Environmental Engineer/ Science or Geologist in our Columbia, Maryland office. The position offers the opportunity to apply engineering (civil, geotechnical, environmental, and water resources) academic knowledge to real-world situations while also learning the business skills needed for a successful consulting career. The position is full-time (40 hours/week) for approximately 13 to 15 weeks during the summer semester of (2024). Candidates are responsible for coordinating their own transportation to and from the office.

Geosyntec is an innovative, international engineering and consulting firm serving private and public-sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Our engineers, scientists, technical and project employees serve our clients from offices across the world. Ranked by ENR as one of the top environmental engineering design firms, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service.

We invest in our people. Each employee is unique, and your career at Geosyntec will be too. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and well-being programs to support you and your family.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    Conducting fieldwork (up to 80%) such as soil and groundwater sampling and drilling and contractor oversight following training;
  • Assist with engineering calculations using computer-based technical tools;
  • Technical writing of reports, letters, memoranda, plans, specifications, and proposals;
  • Data input and analysis, including preparing maps, tables, and figures;
  • Follow instructions and interact with engineers, geologists, office administrative staff, CADD operators (draftsmen), contractors and construction personnel; and
  • Potential for fieldwork such as soil and groundwater sampling, stormwater inspections, and drilling and contractor oversight.
  • Local travel or driving to project sites as needed
  • Obtain a 40-hour OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training.
Education and Licensure
  • Currently enrolled or completing a Bachelor's degree in a relevant geological or environmental sciences, or related engineering discipline. (required)
  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in a relevant geological or environmental sciences, or related engineering discipline. (preferred)
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • A high interest in working on geological, environmental restoration, and cleanup projects (required)
  • Experience with ArcView, CADD, and/or Microsoft Office. (preferred)
  • Outstanding academic credentials and exceptional interpersonal, technical writing, oral and written communication and problem-solving skills. (preferred)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license, reliable transportation, and satisfactory driving record for business travel to project sites. (required)

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
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