Engineer/Scientist Intern - R5166-3762

at Montrose Environmental Group LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Are you passionate about the environment and ready to join an inclusive workplace, committed to leading new ideas and pathways, and to delivering value? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you as Engineer/Scientist Intern based in our Wilmington, DE office.

Who are we? We are Montrose Environmental, a global environmental services provider offering environmental planning and permitting, measurement and analytical services, and environmental resiliency and sustainability solutions. Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates, and policy experts are proud of our collective expertise and the collaborative nature of our approach to helping clients. We strive to optimize environmental resiliency in a way that effectively complements our clients' decision-making and operations and efficiently fulfills their project requirements.

We have over 135 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia and over 3000 employees - all ready to provide solutions for environmental needs.

As an Engineer/Scientist Intern, you will work with an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. You will assist project managers and client managers for multiple projects and clients. You will provide support to engineers and scientists with varying levels of experience and expertise. You'll gain exposure to environmental permitting and compliance for multiple media, including air quality, water quality, solid waste, and hazardous waste. You'll have opportunities to work with Montrose's multiple business divisions to provide comprehensive services to our clients.


As an Engineer/Scientist Intern, you'll be responsible for assisting multiple projects where you will have increasing interaction with our multi-disciplinary staff, regulatory agencies and clients. You will be part of a strong team of committed professionals. This role will be responsible for a full range of activities including:
  • Learn to perform technical project work in support of the Company's environmental regulatory service's programs.
  • Learn to develop business through marketing, existing client relationships, and networking.
  • Learn to prepare (or assist in the preparation of) compliance plans, reports, and permit applications for multiple state and federal environmental regulatory programs associated with the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, EPCRA and the Oil Pollution Prevention Act.
  • Learn to conduct site visits to gather data and information and collect samples (soil, water, air) to support environmental compliance at industrial, commercial, and institutional sites.
  • Learn to assist with environmental management system (EMS) and compliance program development.
  • Learn to assist with compliance plans including Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans.
  • Shadow and learn to perform environmental compliance audits, draft reports, and assist with corrective action programs.
  • Assist with communications between clients and regulators.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Exercises safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs.
  • Participates in Company's continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts.
  • Keeps up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in engineering, geology, or science discipline
  • Ability to travel 25% of time.
  • Ability to drive to client sites.
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organization and time/project management skills.
  • Able to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities (i.e. self-starter, self-motivated).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

As a key member of our Montrose team, you can expect:
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to advance your career
  • Direct exposure to our industry's leading experts who are solving the world's toughest environmental challenges
  • An entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, thrive and collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Opportunities to engage and contribute in our Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion and Women Empowering Leadership employee resource groups
  • Competitive compensation: $16-$20/Hr, commensurate with accomplishments, performance, credentials and geography
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 401k with a competitive 4% employer match
  • Progressive vacation policies, company holidays and paid parental leave benefits to ensure work/life balance
  • A financial assistance program that supports peers in need, known as the Montrose Foundation
  • Access to attractive student loan rates to optimize your student loan payoff plans
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or for assistance.


Our rapidly growing company values individual leadership, initiative, and impactful decision-making. We provide you with support from talented and knowledgeable colleagues and service providers.

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Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Montrose is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. Montrose is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its employment for individuals with disabilities.
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Job Posting: 1267079

Posted On: May 30, 2024

Updated On: May 31, 2024

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