2024 Environmental Assessment Student Internship

at Hanson Professional Services, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned engineering consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.

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Hanson is seeking candidates for our 2024 Environmental Assessment Student Internship programs. We have potential opportunities the following locations: Indianapolis and our corporate headquarters in Springfield, Illinois.

Our Environmental Assessment discipline is made up of environmental scientists and biologists who navigate local, state, and federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental regulations and permitting for primarily public sector projects including Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and local governments.

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General Assignments: Interns will perform routine environmental assessment tasks using standard procedures under supervision of professional environmental scientists and biologists and may assist Hanson engineers, designers and technicians in disciplines related to their field of study.

Interns will typically support one or more experienced professionals in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing actual operations, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as experience the day-to-day workings of environmental assessment. Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which help them build a strong network within the Hanson community and with fellow interns. Internships may require travel to suppliers, customers, or other Hanson locations.

Key Responsibilities: Environmental Assessment interns will be expected to perform the following key responsibilities with assistance from a Hanson professional:

Prepare NEPA documentation primarily for categorical exclusion-level projects but also environmental assessments and environmental impact statements
Gather and provide data for the preparation of environmental reports and studies
Assist in conducting various environmental field surveys including threatened and endangered species habitat surveys, tree identification, stream characterizations and wetland delineations
Utilize software packages such as ArcGIS desktop or ArcGIS Pro for environmental data gathering and exhibit creation
Assist in the preparation of environmental permit applications
Perform related duties such as writing memoranda, letters or general reports; collecting and correlating data; maintaining records; attending meetings; and operating technical equipment


Intern must be actively enrolled in a relevant field of study such as Environmental Science, Environmental Biology, Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology or Environmental Engineering. The ideal candidate will have successfully completed their sophomore year, be actively enrolled in an accredited 4-year college or university and have familiarity with Geographical Information System software.

Key requirements are listed but not limited to the following:
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Valid driver's license

Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:
Competitive compensation
Performance bonuses
401(k) with matching contribution
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Comprehensive health & well-being plans
Financial wellness plans
Work-life balance programs

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We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It's important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You'll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to cultivate your career, including:
Monthly educational webinars
Leadership training
Lunch & learn development sessions
24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses
Mentorship opportunities
Award-winning internship program
Employee recognition
And so much more!

As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 11258740

Posted On: Sep 07, 2023

Updated On: Oct 07, 2023

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