Environmental Intern - Wildlife

Westwood Professional Services
Westminster, CO
Added: January 18, 2024

Environmental Intern - Denver, CO

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Intern to join our Wildlife team in our Denver, CO office in the beginning of summer 2024. In this role you work on solar, wind, transmission, residential, and commercial development projects. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • General project assistance for wetland and wildlife field work, due diligence, report preparation, peer reviews, technical writing, GIS support, and organizational assistance to meet team deadlines.
  • Assistance with permit drafting for large-scale renewable energy projects at the federal, state and local levels (Environmental Impact Statement, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Assessment Worksheets, Conditional Use Permits, and Route Permits, Certificates of Public
  • Convenience, and Necessity, and more).
  • Report writing and field work associated with SWPPPs, SPCCs, and Decommissioning Plans.

Required Experience

  • Must be pursuing or have a degree in environmental science, environmental policy, public policy, biology, or a related natural sciences field.
  • Must have a passion for the environment and renewable energy.
  • Must be hardworking, dedicated and enjoy working on a team.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with due diligence site work.
  • Experience with wetland delineations.
  • Experience with wildlife.
  • Familiar with GIS.
  • Experience using Google Earth and KMZ files.
  • Technically proficient in report writing.

Compensation Range Minimum

USD $18.00/Yr.

Compensation Range Maximum

USD $23.00/Yr.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multi-discipline professional engineering firm that serves wind, solar, battery storage, EV, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from over 25 offices across the U.S.

In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.