Environmental Planning Intern at Michael Baker International in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International’s focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR).
Michael Baker International’s Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients.
Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at www.mbakerintl.com . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer


Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services , including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker's more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit https://mbakerintl.com/ .
We create, integrate, visualize and communicate planning concepts as they move from the initial vision through implementation. Our planning professionals build strong client partnerships, working with residents, businesses, developers, state and local governments, the military and other federal agencies to successfully plan the future of their communities or institutions. At Michael Baker International, we focus on people and places, improving communities and creating more sustainable, convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient, and attractive places.
Michael Baker International is seeking a Water Resources Intern to support our Environmental team on a variety of design projects for our Philadelphia, PA office. The individual will learn the profession as duties are performed.

  • Conducting extensive research, data collection and analysis, and the preparation of written technical documents pertaining to hazard risk and vulnerability, land use, demographics, and transportation among others.

  • Assisting in updating countywide hazard mitigation plans through mapping, data analysis and writing.

  • Conducting community and stakeholder engagement activities associated with various planning and engineering projects including stakeholder identification and contact information collection, letter/invitation/announcement drafting and mass mailing, presentation development and delivery, outreach material creation, mapping, press release development and various other media outreach creation.

  • Assisting with planning and facilitating meetings and workshops.

  • Developing maps, graphics and templates associated with written plans and reports.

  • Creating and maintaining databases in Excel and GIS formats.


  • Currently enrolled as a part-time or full-time student in good academic standing at an accredited University, College, or Technical School.

  • Working towards a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Planning, Community Development, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, Communications, Geography, or related discipline.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Proficiency in GIS. Please submit 1 to 3 work samples .

  • Possesses a strong interest in planning, environmental sciences, public outreach, and/or emergency management.

  • Possesses strong analytical skills, excellent writing and oral communications skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Access.

  • Some experience in hazard resiliency, floodplain management, community outreach and planning, and/or transportation planning.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.