Electrical Engineering Intern
Engineering, Architecture, ＆ Planning with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
$15 per hour
Last updated on Apr 17, 2023
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 directorate, 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 for performance of elementary design work; assisting with the planning, coordination and implementation of the design and construction of capital projects; assisting with the evaluation of technical issues, design alternatives, and/or proposals; and preparation of technical reports and scopes of work for engineering projects.
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.
- Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level majoring in Electrical Engineering.
- Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
- Student must have at least a junior class standing
- Student must have already taken classes in the following subjects: electrical power, control, instrumentation, telemetry, communication, and technical drawings.
- Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills;
- Familiarity and/or experience with computers/software such as AutoCAD and/or Civil3D, and Microsoft Office suite is preferred.
- Leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision.