Resiliency Planning Internship

 (via Indeed)
WSP
New York, NY, United States
Position Type: 
Internship
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
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ASAP

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Our Water & Environment Team is seeking a candidate to join our growing Resiliency and Climate Adaptation practice in New York City. WSP is home to a collaborative team of experts that thrive on challenge and unconventional thinking. Channeling our curiosity into creating progressive solutions to complex issues is both our mission and our passion. Our internship program is designed to provide a multi-disciplinary learning experience and exposure to a wide range of projects across our spectrum of climate-centric services to foster development of professional skills and knowledge in the field. Join us in doing purposeful work that helps shape our communities and the future. The W&E Resiliency and Climate Adaptation Intern will work on: -Research and writing projects that center on the intersection of design, engineering, and planning -Data collection, analysis, and visualization for coastal and riverine projects -Project support including preparing materials for client meetings, coordinating internal meetings, and tracking project tasks and schedules -Support for pursuits, proposals, and business development on a variety of climate-related projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current standing as a rising senior or graduate student actively enrolled in an accredited Civil/Water Resources or Environmental Engineering, Urban Planning, Urban Design Undergraduate or Graduate program, or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework in engineering, planning, policy, or related fields
  • Strong technical writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as a team player and take direction
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, HEC-RAS, and/or HEC-HMS
  • Coursework in coastal engineering, climate resilience and adaptation, public policy, climate finance, watershed management, or other related courses
  • Experience with community resilience planning, hazard mitigation planning, project implementation

About WSP USA

 

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 10,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

 

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

 

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United State