Environmental Scientist Associate (Intern)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Interns
Location
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ134373

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Sponsorship is not available for this role 

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team. 

What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry? 

GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind!  Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following: 

  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients.  

  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge.  

  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion. 

  • Interact with GDIT leaders. 

  • Participate in professional development. 

  • Provide technical and quality assurance support to contracts with the USEPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO).

  • Gain experience in data management, environmental monitoring, and quality assurance.

How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own 

GDIT is seeking a talented Environmental Scientist who is passionate about the environment. This individual must be motivated to deliver high quality work that directly impacts some of GDIT’s most complex government projects across the country. 

A Day in the Life  

  • Provides technical, scientific, quality assurance, data management, and logistical support to GLNPO’s programs including environmental monitoring, quality assurance, and sediment surveillance programs.

  • Duties include:

  • Technical support to various data management projects and environmental monitoring programs

  • Quality documentation development and review

  • Technical document development and review

  • Support to multiple project leads, including various technical, quality assurance, and administrative activities (e.g., assembling fish collection sampling kits, organizing and reviewing data in MS Excel, reviewing standard operating procedures)

  • Data review, analysis, and management

GDIT is committed to providing the selected candidate with exposure to environmental consulting for a wide variety of tasks.

What You’ll Need to Deliver Your Best Every Day 

  • Participate in special projects as required 

  • Strong communication skills. 

  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with manager and members of your team in an office environment 

  • Be self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes, and not be afraid to ask for help when needed 

  • Prioritize tasks and responsibilities 

  • Be active in seeking out ways to develop yourself and gain new knowledge personally and professionally. 

  • Intuitiveness with an ability to identify and solve complex problems related to rapidly changing technology  

  • A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble

  • mindset 

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams) 

The Must-Haves 

  • Candidate for a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field

  • College level course experience in environmental studies, chemistry, biology, ecology or related fields

  • Demonstrates professionalism, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills

  • Able to work independently and within a team environment

  • Functional knowledge of MS Office suite, in particular MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, and MS Access

What Will Make You a Stand-Out Candidate 

  • Experience with environmental monitoring data collection, quality assurance, review, analysis, and management

  • Strong technical writing capabilities, scientific and/or business writing experience preferred

  • Previous volunteer, internship, or job experience in an environmental science-related field (laboratory of field work) is a plus·  

     

    GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks.. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today! 

    Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application. 

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    About Our Work

    We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.