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Intern - Water Resources Engineering (Summer 2018)

  • Job reference: NA-001938
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Calverton
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Calverton, MD Water Resources Group as a Summer 2018 Intern (Water Resources Engineering).

As a Water Resources Engineering Intern, the applicant will perform a variety of routine technical tasks to assist engineers, specialists, and GIS analysts working in our water resources group with various projects. These projects may include, but are not limited to, flood modeling and mapping, storm water planning and design, watershed master plans, and transportation drainage plans.


Gathers, logs and summarizes field notes or other data to be used by technicians or professionals in technical studies or projects.

Establishes and maintains records or files of technical data or documents.

Performs mathematical calculations.

Performs various routine drafting and CAD assignments.

Assists in the preparation of graphic displays and presentation materials.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Civil Engineering degree with a specialization in Water Resources Engineering (or related Civil Engineering) from an accredited college/university.


Students within their Junior or Senior year.
Outstanding academic credentials.
Community and campus activity with leadership roles.
Membership in student chapters of industry specific organizations (i.e. ASCE, EES, AEE).


Math skills and drafting/CAD ability are generally required. Computer skills required to enter data in spreadsheets or databases. GIS experience preferred.




General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

Ability to operate computer keyboard.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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