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Geology/Hydrogeology Internship (ID: 108303) for Fall 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 students 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 characterizing unconsolidated sediments. Further, the intern will obtain hands-on experience with managing and analyzing environmental data using state-of-the-art data management and analysis software including ArcMap and Environmental Quality Information System (EQuIS). The intern will have an opportunity to learn about the Department's various Environmental Remediation programs. Students should be prepared to work remotely in response to COVID19 and take part in weekly conference calls.



Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Proficient in ArcMap 10.3

Environmental background

Geology background

Hydrogeology background


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: 3

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Natural Science, Physical Science