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Student Engineering Intern - Water Resources

Rapid City, SD - W-Water & Environment

Job Description: A nationally recognized engineering consulting firm seeks an engineering intern in the Water Resources Division in the Rapid City, South Dakota, office. The firm specializes in the application of technology to solve problems. The successful candidate will work under the direction of multiple Project Managers in the areas surface water modeling, advanced data analysis, code enhancement/development, and general problem solving. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate should be an engineering student in civil, environmental, or a related science field. The candidate should have strong computer skills, especially in using spreadsheets. Experience or coursework with surface water modeling (e.g., HSPF, HEC-HMS, and/or WASP) and computer programming (e.g., MATALB, Python, and/or R) is desired but not necessary. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be capable of field work. The candidate must also have proven interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Work Schedule: Temporary part-time position involving a minimum of 32 hours per week during the Summer 2022 break.

Compensation: Hourly wage depends on experience, plus statutory insurance requirements.

Interviews: Interviews will be by appointment only.