Coastal Resilience Engineering Intern

7 days left

Fairfax, Virginia
Sep 12, 2021
Oct 02, 2021
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a Coastal Resilience Engineering Intern in our Fairfax, VA office for Summer 2022.

*Local candidates preferred, no housing stipend provided.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


The internship is aimed at training exceptional students to become leaders in the field of pre- and post-disaster flood resilience. This individual will engage in an applied research project in the field, and focus on areas such as risk recognition, policy and/or engineering solutions and design parameters, and stakeholder communication to address short- and long-term resilience needs.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Pursuing a BS or MS degree with an emphasis in Water Resources, Environmental, Coastal, Ocean, or Marine Engineering or Science.
  • Understanding of coastal engineering or science technologies, analyses, models.
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS, AutoCAD, or Microstation is preferred.
  • Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment is a must

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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