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Geology/Hydrogeology Intern (ID: 107943) for Spring 2020


Dept of Environmental Conservation

50 Circle Rd
Stony Brook , NY 11790
E-Mail: sarken.dressler@dec.ny.gov
Phone: (631) 444-0246

Division/Unit: Environmental Remediation


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


Proposal Information


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for student interested in environmental, geology and hydrogeology fields of study. The intern will primarily support the Region 1 Division of Environmental Remediation staff with building and developing a hydrogeological database for a variety of hazardous waste superfund and brownfield cleanup sites. The intern will gain experience with compiling lithologic data in accordance with the Unified Soil Classification system (USCS) for unconsolidated sediments and Department of Transportation guidelines and requirements for characterizing consolidated sediments. Further, the intern will obtain some hands-on experience with managing and analyzing environmental data using state-of-the-art data management and analysis software including ArcMap 10.3 and Environmental Quality Information System (EQuIS). The intern will also have an opportunity to learn about the various Environmental Remediation programs.



Environmental background

Geology background

Hydrogeology background

Proficient skills in Microsoft Ecvel

Proficient skills in ArcMap 10.3


Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Information Technology, Planning/Analysis/Research, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Suffolk

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Natural Science, Physical Science