Internships

Internships – Summer 2016

Interns Needed – Summer 2016

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) seeks interns for the summer months (June – August) of 2016.  The Commission is charged with land use and transportation planning within Chittenden County, Vermont.  More information about CCRPC is available at – http://www.ccrpcvt.org/

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* Set-up & perform speed studies and traffic counts at specified locations in Chittenden

  County for: Roadways, Intersections and Bicycle/Pedestrian paths.

* Conduct municipal infrastructure inventories (signs, culverts, or sidewalks) using GPS.

* Conduct pavement and road erosion surveys.

* Data entry and Quality Control.

* Independent research projects may be assigned as necessary.

COMPENSATION:

Pay is $13.00/hour and technicians are expected to work 40 hours per week.  CCRPC will pay for mileage costs at the allowable IRS reimbursement rate.  Standard work week is Monday-Thursday with 10 hour days.

LOCATION:

Chittenden County, Vermont.  Includes the cities of Burlington, South Burlington, and Winooski as well as 14 other local municipalities.

DURATION:

Beginning Early June – Mid August 2016.

 

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED:

* Basic computer skills.

* Strong technical and organizational skills.

* Can work independently in an office environment and in the field.

* Knowledge of traffic engineering, planning concepts, GIS, and GPS is preferred.

* Must be able to pick up and carry equipment bins and/or toolboxes weighing roughly 40 pounds, work in outside conditions, and sit or stand for extended periods.

 

Application materials are due by Friday, April 8th, 2016.  The interview process will commence as materials are received.

 

To apply e-mail cover letter and resume to:

Chris Dubin

Transportation Planner

Chittenden County RPC

110 West Canal St., Suite 202

Winooski, VT 05404-2109

Phone: 802 846 4490 ext *12

Email:  cdubin@ccrpcvt.org

 

Scholarships, Internships & Opportunities

Scholarships, Internships & Opportunities

Do you want to share your experiences as a Geoscience major with prospective majors?

Sign up to be a mentor for “The Major Experience” program.

More details can be found here: http://majorexperience.uconn.edu/about/

IRIS Summer Undergrad Internship: http://www.iris.edu/internship

Summer Internship at Marine Physical Laboratory, University of California San Diego (see attached flyer): https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program

100 Years of Women 2016 Scholarship – see attachment

American Geosciences Institute Internship Opportunities

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Geoscience Policy Internship
Level: BS/BA or MS/MA

Be a Geoscience Policy Intern with the American Geosciences Institute! The Geoscience Policy Program represents the geoscience community in Washington DC, and actively works with Congress and federal agencies to foster sound public policy in areas that affect geoscientists, including water, energy, and mineral resources; geologic hazards, environmental protection, and federal funding for geoscience research and education.

AGI seeks outstanding geoscience or geo-related engineering students (undergraduate or Masters) with a strong interest in federal science policy. Interns will hone their writing and web publishing skills while gaining first-hand understanding of the legislative process and executive branch agencies.

You must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled in, or recently completed, a geoscience or geo-related eningeering bachelor’s or master’s degree program to apply.

Apply Online:
Fall Internship (14 weeks) – Application Deadline April 15  – Apply Here
AGI accepts one intern during the fall semester (September through December) at a fixed stipend of $5500. The stipend for the intern is provided through a generous grant from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation. the internship lasts 14 weeks, and the starting date will be based on the schedule of the successful applicant. Geoscience students with an interest in energy and resource issues are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to obtain credit for the internship from their university.

Spring Internship (14 weeks) – Application Deadline October 15 – Apply Here
AGI accepts one intern during the spring semester (January through April) at a fixed stipend of $5500. The stipend for the intern is provided through a generous grant from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation. the internship lasts 14 weeks, and the starting date will be based on the schedule of the successful applicant. Geoscience students with an interest in energy and resource issues are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to obtain credit for the internship from their university.

Summer Internship (12 weeks) – Application Deadline March 15  – Apply Here
AGI is planning to accept three interns for the summer at a fixed stipend of $5000 per person. Stipends for the interns are funded jointly by AGI and a generous grant from the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) Foundation. The internship will last 12 weeks, and the starting date will be based on the schedule of the successful applicant.

Inquiries only to govt@agiweb.org.

View past interns here.

Geological Society of America Internship Opportunities

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Summer Programs

AGI Summer & Semester Internships (undergrad or Masters geoscience students)
Gain a first-hand understanding of the legislative process and the operation of executive branch agencies. Hone writing, research, and web publishing skills. Stipend available.

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI)
EAPSI supports 200-205 graduate students each year to do research in the lab of their choice in any of seven locations: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan. Application Deadline: Second Thursday in November.

GeoCorps™ America
Geoscientists on Public Lands – A GSA program in cooperation with the BLM, NPS, & USFS.

Mosaics in Science
Short-term STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) projects National Parks.

NASA Internships

Research in the Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)
A multi-summer internship program for students who are underrepresented in the geosciences based in Boulder, Colorado, for the first summer. Travel, lodging, and salary are provided. Do research in geology, hydrology, geophysics, glaciology, or other fascinating topics. Sophomores and Juniors can apply, and may participate for up to two or three years.

The Juneau Icefield Research Program
Expedition Training in Arctic and Mountain Earth System Science.

The Honors Interdisciplinary Summer Field Program: Geology, Anthropology, and Ecology
Learn about geology, ecology, and anthropology in an “open-air” classroom.

Universities Space Research Association Education Associates Program
NASA’s Undergraduate Student Research Program managed by USRA, offers undergraduates across the United States mentored internship experiences at NASA Centers and research facilities.

Other Internships

AAAS-RAND Science and Technology Policy Intern Program

Environmental Careers Organization

Michigan Tech University and Peace Corps
New program with the U.S. Peace Corps where students can gain an M.S. degree while doing a two year Peace Corps field assignment in a Central American country with significant geological hazards.

NASA Academy

NASA’s DEVELOP Program

National Wildlife Federation Internship Programs

National Science Foundation
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Student Conservation Association

University of Arizona – Carson Scholars Program

University of Arizona Biosphere 2
Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Summer Research Institute

White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
The program is seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals interested in science and technology policy. Applicants must be US citizens and be enrolled, not less than half-time, in an accredited college, university, or other educational institution. Students who wish to participate in this program during the Fall semester may work at OSTP on a part-time or full-time basis.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler Internship Opportunities

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Our program

They have three internship programs available.

Internship format:

  • A ten-week program – learning about Amec Foster Wheeler, gaining new skills, and contributing to projects
  • Experience real work as part of a specialist team working on a real project through on-the-job experience with plenty of soft skills training provided
  • Take part in lunchtime learning sessions and site visits, meet and get insights from experts
  • Successful contribution can result in being offered a place on their graduate program
  • Open to students on a four-year course or studying for a Masters.
  • Ideal interns will have a good understanding of the industry, be curious, open minded, eager to learn, work in a team environment, and get involved