FILLED: Environmental Scientist Summer Interns – Durham, NC and Columbia, SC

Three Oaks Engineering is seeking two part-time (average 30 hours/week) Environmental Scientist Interns to assist with natural resource projects during the spring/summer of 2024. In this position, you will assist with wetland delineations, protected species surveys (including bats and freshwater mussels and fish), and environmental compliance monitoring. The position will provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience in natural resource data collection and analysis.

Enrollment in bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Soil Science, Biology, or a closely related field is preferred.  Willingness to perform in adverse field and weather conditions throughout a variety of aquatic and terrestrial habitats is a must.  The position will require travel within North Carolina and South Carolina. The internship is paid, and a stipend will be provided to cover the cost of necessary field equipment.

To Apply

Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 29, 2024. The start date for this position is flexible and accommodations can be made while school is in session. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references via email to and reference Environmental Summer Intern in the subject line.

Three Oaks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and promote employees regardless of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or other legally recognized basis.

About Three Oaks Engineering

Three Oaks Engineering is a growing, sustainably oriented, woman-owned business comprised of talented and motivated individuals who focus on helping our clients implement infrastructure projects with careful consideration of community and environmental needs. We are searching for like-minded individuals to work in a collaborative atmosphere with the goals of delivering outstanding products and superior client service while providing our employees opportunities for growth and advancement along with the flexibility to balance business and family. We pride ourselves on maintaining the kind of corporate culture envisioned by our founders, who wanted to create the type of workplace where they wanted to work.

Three Oaks’ Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

At Three Oaks Engineering, we believe creating a workplace that values and encourages DEI leads to a stronger team and better outcomes for our clients and is essential to achieving our mission of being a sustainable partner in our community. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique skills and perspectives. We value diversity in all its forms, including diversity of thought, experience, and background.

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