Environmental Scientist/Modeler Summer Intern at Tetra Tech Technical Services, Inc. in lafayette, California

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Tetra Tech's Lafayette, California, office, with a long track record of applied environmental R&D work, is currently seeking a motivated, creative and detail-oriented Environmental Scientist Intern to provide high-level technical support on a variety of projects related to groundwater and surface water systems, focusing on areas such as water quality, water supply, and climate risk assessment. As part of our team, you will assist with reviewing published research and environmental planning documents, model development in different domains, perform data compilation and data analysis using tools such as Python/R and prepare technical reports and journal manuscripts. You may also support a broad range of environmental projects throughout Tetra Tech and which requires a demonstrated ability to work well with clients and Tetra Tech team members.

More About This Role:


  • Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to provide technical support to engineering/scientific staff and project managers in support of water resource projects.
  • Provide support for the analysis of diverse water resources including surface waters and groundwater basins using geospatial tools, numerical models, databases and applied statistics.
  • Prepare documentation of completed tasks that summarizes analytical data and interpretation through clear technical writing, figures, charts, and maps.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's or advanced degree (preferred) in environmental engineering/science with a strong quantitative focus.
  • Coursework in hydrology, statistics, environmental sciences, environmental modeling.
  • Academic research experience, including participation in studies and completed documentation/publication is a strong plus.
  • Must be highly motivated, a critical thinker and problem solver, detail-oriented, and a team player with strong focus on quality.
  • The candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

What We Can Offer You:


  • Flexible schedule
  • Consulting experience and insight into the environmental science and engineering business
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Business-casual environment
  • Free parking

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-20,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.