Natural Resources Scientist Intern at Stantec

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
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Natural Resources Scientist Intern - ( 220000DQ )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking an Intern to be based out of our Twin Cities offices who is highly motivated to join us in continuing to grow our reputation as a leader in environmental services throughout the Midwest and Great Plains. This is a temporary position which would include working with our Natural Resources team, assisting with various projects related to wetlands, wildlife and other projects. On a day-to-day basis, our natural resource team members collect and analyze field data; natural resource restoration plans, wetland mitigation plans, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, permit applications and other technical reports; evaluate data and create maps using ArcGIS; coordinate with local, state, federal agencies on permitting and regulatory matters; work with agricultural producers and communicate with our clients. Our team works on a variety of different projects, while specializing in their passion and building a well-rounded base of experience. Our variety of projects and clients is what keeps our work interesting and fulfilling, while being dedicated to serving our clients and our communities.

As a member of our team, you will be contributing to our existing services in the region focused on federal and state agencies, municipalities, private developers, transportation, and agricultural industries. With our strong client base in the regions in which we work, this is your opportunity to be an integral part of assisting our efforts in a support role during the 2022 growing season. The preferred candidate will be able to periodically travel throughout the Upper Midwest and Great Plains regions, while maintaining a Twin Cities-area base.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Support field survey teams conducting wetland delineations, fish studies, bird/bat fatality monitoring, etc.
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Support the preparation of technical reports


Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Desire and ability to work efficiently
  • Oral communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with team members
  • Ability to work in adverse weather and environmental conditions
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including databases, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills, and attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and meet strict project deadlines.
  • Ability to travel regionally and locally as required
  • Driver's license with clean driving record

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or university coursework in Natural Resources, Water Resource, or related field

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Periodic overnight travel (most frequently during April to August)

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee. Other duties, obligations, and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Golden Valley

Other Locations : United States-Minnesota-Woodbury, United States-Minnesota-Maple Plain, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Job : Co-op/Summer/Intern Student (Co-op/Summer Use Only)

Organization : BC-2277 Environmental Services-US North Central

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 31, 2022, 10:55:00 AM

Req ID: 220000DQ

Vaccine Policy: Stantec requires some positions in North America to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 subject to reasonable accommodation to the extent required by law because of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans
More Information on Stantec
Stantec operates in the Consulting industry. Stantec was founded in 2022. It has 22253 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 97 open jobs at Stantec, click here.
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