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Engineering, Architecture, & Planning with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Employment Type and Schedule Intern

Salary $15 per hour

Work Location Queens

Last Updated Last updated on Apr 17, 2023

Description Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high-quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution.  DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees.  DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The Bureau of Engineering, Design & Construction (BEDC) is responsible for the design and construction of major related capital projects. The Bureau’s projects focus on maintaining the continued delivery of high-quality drinking water and upgrading the 14 Water Resource Recovery Facilities located throughout the City to improve water quality and comply with new rules and regulations.  Interns assigned to the In-house Design Units, will perform elementary design work; assist with planning, coordinating and implementing the design and construction of capital projects; assist with the evaluation of technical issues, design alternatives, and/or proposals; and prepare technical reports and scopes of work for engineering projects. The selected candidate will be responsible to construct drawings and building information models and work on markups of existing drawings / models using computer BIM and CADD software under the direct supervision of CAD/BIM Specialists or Engineers and ensure that the drawings and building information models are in line with DEP CAD and BIM standards.

Requirements Requirements

As of June of the Program year the prospective interne must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).

Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June – August each year.