Paid Internship in Civil Engineering and Sustainability in Virginia Beach

Christie Julien – March 7th, 2018

Arcadis, in partnership with Virginia Sea Grant (VASG), is pleased to announce a paid summer fellowship in Virginia Beach, VA focused on planning and engineering resilient coastal communities. The fellowship is seeking to train remarkable students to become leaders in innovative, pre-disaster, resiliency design strategies. The selected fellow(s) will be given the opportunity to participate in planning and engineering projects that are making our nation’s coastal cities more resilient. Arcadis will provide exposure to leading practices and practitioners in the field relevant to the fellow’s area of study.
 
Eligibility & Location

The fellowship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students with research experience or training in areas including, but not limited to: urban planning, engineering, resilient design, and/or coastal flooding adaptation strategies. Applying engineering students should have a background in civil and environmental engineering, or related field. One selected fellow will work alongside Engineer’s at Arcadis’ Virginia Beach office. One selected fellow will work alongside Engineers and Planners at Arcadis’ Long Island City, NY office. Women, members of underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans who are currently enrolled at a Virginia institution are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
Virginia Sea Grant’s mission is to enhance the ecological, economic, and social sustainability of coastal and ocean communities and the ecosystem services they depend upon through university-based research, extension, education, and communication that provide science-based information to decision makers. VASG is a seven-university partnership headquartered at William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and composed of the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, and George Mason, James Madison, Old Dominion, and Virginia Commonwealth Universities. VASG serves the Commonwealth of Virginia, the region, and the nation.

Required Qualifications

Pursuing a BS in Civil, Environmental or related (planning/sciences) discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Pursuing a degree at a Virginia based institution.
Prior internship experience.

 

ConTACT: Adam Gersh GPHR, SPHR | Manager, University Relations | adam.gersh@arcadis.com