16 February 2012

Internship in Philly

POSITION: Landscape Design Summer Intern, Green Infrastructure Program

DUTIES/JOB DESCRIPTION: Intern will work closely with Office of Watersheds landscape designers and environmental engineers in the planning and implementation of the green stormwater infrastructure programs, analysis and prioritization of sites, design of green infrastructure projects on public lands, and research of best management practices and materials.
• Assist in identification of green infrastructure opportunities for parks, schools, and vacant lands
• Visit sites, analyze conditions and potential for green stormwater management
• Collaborate on concept development and landscape design for green infrastructure projects
• Research precedents, new techniques, materials, vegetation, soils for infiltration

Details below the fold...

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must currently be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in landscape architecture, city planning, urban design, or related fi eld at an accredited college or university.

Applicants must have a solid background in computer and software skills, including Microsoft Offi ce, Adobe Creative Suite, and experience with ArcGIS and AutoCAD. All candidates must have sound organizational and communication skills, be highly motivated, and able to work effectively independently and in a collaborative team.

Applicants of all levels of experience will be considered. We are looking for candidates with interest in stormwater management design, green infrastructure and water resources.
COMPENSATION: $12.05/hour, 40 hour work weeks, fl exible start/end dates from early May to early September.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter stating your interest and qualifi cations, resume that details relevant work and educational experiences, and examples of your work to:

Jessica Brooks
Offi ce of Watersheds, Philadelphia Water Department
1101 Market Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107


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