Environmental Intern

at Tetra Tech in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Environmental Intern

Newark, Delaware, United States Science Requisition # 10300001192 Post Date Mar 16, 2022 Sign Up for Job Alerts

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.

Your Role:

Are you entering your final year of college, or graduating this spring? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients

Tetra Tech is seeking an Environmetal Intern to work in our Newark, DE or Pittsburgh, PA office to provide support on a variety of environmental projects. Join our team and be mentored by some of the finest environmental professionals in the industry.

This position will provide you the opportunity to get “hands-on” experience in the environmental consulting industry. We will teach to you become a critical thinker, a leader, and the skills youll need to succeed early in your career. Work will include both office and field-based assignments, including sampling, field audits and inspections, organizing and reviewing data, preparing reports, file reviews, collection of air monitoring data, training and exercise support, contractor oversight, and related services. Responsibilities may also include training presentations; preparation of statement of qualifications and proposals, and other consulting activities. Work for other government and private sector clients in these areas is also possible.


0-1 year experience in environmental consulting field. Knowledge of federal and state regulations also required.

Must be highly motivated, customer focused, and work well in a team environment. Must also have the ability to manage a heavy workload, travel, and be on-call as needed. Excellent communication, client interaction, and organizational skills, as well as proficiency with MS Office applications are required. GIS data analysis and geo-statistics, coding (VBA, Python, etc.), and data management skills a plus. Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check.

Desire Skills for this position include:

+ Ability to communicate effectively with clients, the general public, elected officials, business leaders, and a variety of other stakeholders.

+ Analytical skills related to qualitative and quantitative data.

+ Technical and non-technical writing

+ Information and data analysis

+ Multi-tasking and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

+ Must be able to drive a motor vehicle and pass a motor vehicle records check.

Education and Certifications:

Entering into the senior year of a Bacholor of Science program in the physical sciences, or a completed B.S. program. 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER, FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 200 or related training preferred. Asbestos or Lead Inspections certification preferred but not required.

Physical Demands:

The position requires the ability to conduct field work. Ability to carry field equipment (30 to 40 pounds) and don personal protective gear as needed. Work in outdoor areas during all seasons and weather.

Work Environment:

The positions primary work environment is office/field. The position will require occasional travel to client sites and other locations to conduct meetings, site visits, etc. These sites may be outside, exposing the candidate to weather conditions and varying terrain. Site visits or other meetings may involve long periods of time in a motor vehicle. Some occasional evening and/or weekend work and/or travel will be required.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

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Tetra Techis proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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Job Posting: JC207738693

Posted On: Mar 18, 2022

Updated On: Jul 04, 2022