Science/Engineering Intern - Summer 2022

at Jacobs in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

You’ll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges. YOU are the future of our company. We’ll rely on you to provide support to our teams on critical projects while fostering a culture of continuous learning and inclusion as you bring fresh ideas to the table. This internship is designed to give interested candidates an introduction into the Water/Wastewater industry by giving them hands on experience at the Wilmington Wastewater Treatment Plant. A successful candidate should have an interest in the Water/Wastewater field with a heavy emphasis on Engineering, Science, or Math and at least be starting their Junior year of college in Fall 2022.

+ Assist technical staff in various projects related to the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and associated facilities

+ Participate in projects/programs assigned by Project Director or Project Engineer, including unit process troubleshooting and pilot studies

+ Use analytical skills to evaluate problems, gather and analyze data for use by other technical staff

+ Participate in technical meetings with O&M and engineering staff as it relates to job duties or assigned projects

+ Spend time shadowing various other fields within the plant and at other projects within Jacobs as it aligns with your interests

+ Database management and draft report preparation as instructed by Project Engineer.

+ Conduct field work under the direct supervision of a manager in a safe manner

Here’s What You’ll Need:

+ Engineering or Science Major

+ Experience with Microsoft Products including Excel and Word

+ Strong Organizational Skills

+ Experience working with diverse teams in a fast paced environment

+ Valid driver’s license with no major infractions

+ Ability to work in the field and lift up to 40 lbs

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language (\files/employers/eeoc\_gina\supplement.pdf) .

U.S. Government Executive Order on ensuring adequate COVID safety protocols:

As a federal contractor of the U.S. government, Jacobs is subject to the Executive Order requiring companies who support U.S. government contracts to ensure their covered employees are fully COVID-19 vaccinated or approved for a legally-entitled medical or religious accommodation.

Full vaccination is NOT required at this time for positions that are not covered by the federal contractor Executive Order, that do not require performance of work in a Jacobs office, and that do not have full vaccination as a client requirement where work is performed at a client site.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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Job Posting: JC196880588

Posted On: Nov 06, 2021

Updated On: Jan 17, 2022