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Our passionate team of 1,400 professionals includes engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. We are invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We work hard. We have fun. We make a difference.

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Environmental Intern

Department: VA-Williamsburg
Location: Williamsburg, VA

VHBs Virginia Natural Sciences team is looking for an Environmental Intern to join our group in Williamsburg, Virginia for the summer of 2020.

VHBs passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.


Responsibilities:

  • Wetland delineations
  • Threatened and endangered species surveys
  • Plant identification and vegetation Inventory
  • GPS, mobile technology, and data management
  • GIS, geodatabases, and basic mapmaking
  • Data entry, research, and analysis
  • Writing and technical reporting
  • Environmental permit support

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to identify flora within the Mid-Atlantic region, using online resources and/or other technical keys/regional references.
  • Technical writing and statistical analysis
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team in remote field locations and/or in challenging weather conditions
  • Ability to travel on short notice, at night, and/or on weekend shifts, and potentially for extended periods of time
  • Ability to think critically in the field and office
  • Excellent attention to detail, team oriented, and flexible

Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of environmental science and natural resources
  • Working toward a B.S. or B.A. in Environmental Science, Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Ecology, Natural Resources, or related field
  • Coursework in plant identification, plant ecology, wildlife species, wetland identification, and/or aquatic habitats a plus
  • Fieldwork experience in natural habitats, whether through coursework or professional experience
  • GIS and map making experience a plus

At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40+ years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

VHB participates in the E-verify employment authorization program.

VHB also maintains a drug-free workplace.

If you are in need of special assistance in applying for individuals with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please call our HR contact, Mary Ann Forde at 407-982-4495 or email mforde@vhb.com.

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