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Environmental Science/Engineering Intern

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Tetra Tech, Inc.

Chicago, IL

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Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—16,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.

Tetra Tech is seeking an engineering or environmental science intern

to work in their Chicago, IL

office to learn the general principles of environmental consulting and develop skills related to their program of study. The intern will work full-time during the summer of 2018, and will have the opportunity to work on projects in a variety of areas in environmental consulting including environmental engineering, natural resource management, disaster management planning, and hazardous waste management. Specific tasks would include data management and organization, data analysis, and report writing and compilation. At the end of the internship, the intern is expected to present his/her internship experience to the office.

Good interpersonal skills, strong technical writing skills, spoken and written fluency in English, Must be highly motivated and work well in a team environment. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet software, and databases preferred.Prior work experience is desirable.  Qualified candidate should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate environmental science or civil/environmental engineering program. 40-Hour OSHA training is desirable.

Heavy lifting of field sampling and other equipment will be required. Candidate must also meet physical demands of hazardous waste site work.  Candidate may be exposed to various weather conditions while performing field work outside.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

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Tetra Tech, Inc.
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Company Profile
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. Tetra Tech’s innovative, sustainable solutions help our clients address their water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development challenges. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in every sector and to use that expertise throughout the project life cycle. Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project.

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