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Environmental Assistant (ID: 105668) for Fall 2017


Transportation - Region 5

100 Seneca Street
Buffalo , NY 14203

Division/Unit: Design Division, Environmental Unit


Web Site: www.dot.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The internship will focus on assisting NYSDOT Regional Environmental Staff with desktop environmental surveys as well as field survey work related to environmental issues including but not limited to; threatened and endangered species, streams, wetlands, cultural resources, air quality, noise and energy, hazardous waste and regulatory permitting. The intern will also be responsible for working with Regional Environmental staff to learn about NYSDOT policy and applicable environmental regulations.

* Coursework in Field Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Conservation, Landscape Ecology, Transportation Planning, Quantitative Research, Energy, Environmental Policy or related courses.
* Ability to work effectively as an individual with minimal direction, and as part of a larger team.



communication (written,verbal)

ArcGIS & Google Earth software




Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Transportation

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Erie

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies