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NYC Environmental Remediation Internship (ID: 109868) for Summer 2024


Dept of Environmental Conservation

47-40 21st Street
Long Island City , NY 11101
E-Mail: r2recruitment@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Environmental Remediation


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


Proposal Information


Duties will include, but not limited to:
- Learning about State Superfund, Brownfields, Petroleum Storage and Spills and Hazardous Waste Management in NYC.
- Assist Region 2 DER staff in tracking and managing sites that are of greatest public interest.
- Reviewing existing database information on remediation sites.
- Go on site visits, attend stakeholder meetings and review remedial work plans.
- Update older data as well as inputting any newly acquired information.
- Learn about existing compliance inspections.
- Records Management and Retention.
- Geology/Hydrogeology and Environmental students are also encouraged to apply.
All interns will also have the opportunity to attend educational seminars and field trips to key environmental sites around NYC. We work with city, federal and private partners throughout the summer and provide networking opportunities for young environmental professionals. Students can work remotely and will be expected to work in our Long Island City, Queens office at least part time.



Research, synthesis, and communication

Spreadsheet operations

Ability to follow instructions

GIS capabilities


Internship Areas: Engineering, Environmental Conservation

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Queens

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Sophomore

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Engineering, Environmental Studies