Position Duties / Responsibilities
Build a legacy - your legacy with WSB & Associates, Inc., named to the StarTribune's Top Workplaces in Minnesota for the sixth consecutive year and the Zweig Group Hot Firm List for the fifth consecutive year. We are seeking an Environmental Intern in our Environmental Planning and Natural Resource Group to join our Minneapolis office during the summer of 2019.
What You Will Do: You will assist with and gain experience with a variety of environmental projects. The WSB team will work to provide exposure to some or all of these projects, depending on the available workload within the group during the internship.
Wetland delineation: Utilize plant identification, hydrology, and soil classification skills to define the edge of wetland boundaries in the field for regulatory purposes.
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment: Assist in conducting Phase 1 ESA s, including obtaining background information, site visits, and report writing.
Writing skills: Assist is writing memos, reports, permit applications for various projects.
Environmental Regulations: Assist in evaluating projects for conformance with environmental regulations, such as wetland impact, stormwater management, erosion control, and remediation. These activities could include assisting with Environmental Assessments, alternatives analysis, and permitting.
Wildlife and habitat assessment: Assist with field review for wetlands, habitat, birds, and bats for renewable energy projects.
What You Will Bring: The successful candidate will be enrolled in a four-year college or university majoring in biology, geology, environmental science, or related field. You must possess a valid driver s license, have a clean driving record, and have the ability to get to various worksite locations. You must have the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and various terrains. You must be at least 18 years old. Travel within the State is a requirement of this position. Our preferred candidate will have completed at least three years towards their four-year degree by May 2019 and who will be returning to school in the fall of 2019.
Who We Are: WSB is a professional consulting and design firm with offices in Minnesota, North Dakota, Texas, and Colorado. WSB has over 400 staff members who provide diverse engineering, planning, environmental, and construction services to clients in the government, energy, and commercial markets. Our services also include GIS, landscape architecture, right of way, and surveying.