Summer 2023 Environmental Science and Planning Intern in Federal Way

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Federal Way, Washington View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Summer 2023 Environmental Science and Planning Intern, Apply WSP jobs Federal Way Washington. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Summer 2023 Environmental Science and Planning Intern

Work location : Federal Way, Washington

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 8110

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
Nationally recognized as a Top 100 Internship Program, WSP USA hosts hundreds of interns across the United States to gain hands-on, meaningful work experience to enhance their education and professional aptitude. Our interns gain exposure to real projects while working side by side with senior staff. Through our Developing Professionals Network, interns gain mentorship, networking opportunities and lifelong career connections.
Our Advisory Team is seeking a Summer 2023 Environmental Science and Planning Intern to work out of our Seattle, WA and/or Federal Way, WA office. 
Your Impact

General planning support, including data collection, research, and documentation.
Assist in writing of technical reports and public-facing materials.
Contribute to the development of wetland delineation and assessment reports, biological assessments, mitigation/restoration site design and critical area assessment and permitting.
Support field work/research, alternatives screening analyses, environmental assessments, and community outreach for public clients.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Actively enrolled in an accredited Environmental Science or related Undergraduate program.
Knowledge or experience with environmental planning, permitting, or scientific assessments.
Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Authorization to work in the United States at the start of the internship.

Preferred Qualifications

Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.
Prior internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework.
Experience with GPS data collection and GIS analysis.
Practical scientific expertise and knowledge of ecology, biology, and permitting for in-water projects (port/waterfront/marine terminals) and/or transportation projects (federal, state, and local infrastructure).
Knowledge or experience in the following: Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National and Washington State Environmental Policy act compliance.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 20%
Job Status: Intern
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: FEDERAL WAY – NINTH AVE
All locations: US-WA-Federal Way, US-WA-Seattle

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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