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Stantec Intern, Water (Summer 2023) in MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota

Intern, Water (Summer 2023) - ( 220002RK )

Description

Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Stantec is at the forefront of the water industry, delivering thousands of projects for hundreds of communities globally. Our purpose is to conceive and develop the most impactful water projects that improve the health, quality of life and sustainability of the communities we live in and serve. From droughts to floods to sanitation systems, Stantec’s Water team designs fit for purpose solutions to all facets of the water infrastructure life cycle. We provide services related to water resources, reservoirs and dams, water supply, wastewater networks and treatment, flood mitigation and river basin management.

Your Opportunity

As an Intern based in our Minneapolis, MN office, you will work in a team environment and have exposure to water infrastructure projects which may include water and wastewater plants, pump stations, water supply, distribution, etc. Candidates should be highly motivated and dependable students who are taking or have taken water resources or water-treatment-type courses. This is a terrific opportunity for a college student to support a number of exciting local and national projects. This role is set to commence in May 2023.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting in project administration including writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, tracking project costs, and completing progress reports

  • Assisting technical staff with various project tasks, including researching, compiling and evaluating project data, preparing reports and performing calculations for water and wastewater treatment projects and/or sewer or tunnel design projects

  • Performing simple calculations, computer data entry, along with some exposure to computer modeling, GIS, infrastructure planning, and cross-training

  • Performing research and contacting vendors for information

  • Complete other engineering/administrative duties as required

Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction

  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations, policies, and programs, are a plus

Education and Experience

  • Education: In progress toward earning a Bachelor's degree (minimum) in civil, water resources and environmental engineering or related field.

    • Specific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following: Planning, design, construction of water/wastewater infrastructure, and Environmental water/wastewater treatment processes, Advanced and emerging technologies
  • Experience: Previous internship or co-op experience in similar type work a plus

Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day.

  • Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

  • In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

  • Stantec is the only engineering design firm that has been rated a Climate Leader with an A- score by CDP for the last three years.

  • Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women. Additionally, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society selected Stantec as one of the Top 50 workplaces for Indigenous STEM professionals

Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Job : Co-op/Intern Year 4

Organization : BC-1734 Water-US North Central

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Part-time

Job Posting : Aug 5, 2022, 1:08:57 PM

Req ID: 220002RK

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