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Job Description

  SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and contracting firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. We just celebrated our 50th anniversary as a company on April 1, 2020! Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, environmental due-diligence and assessment, brownfields redevelopment, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil. Our employees take pride in their work, and together, we have the singular vision to be the environmental firm of choice for clients and our employee owners. If you thrive in a friendly, collaborative company and desire dynamic and challenging work among a team of innovative individuals, then SCS is the place for you. Are you up for the challenge?Job SummarySCS is seeking a Summer 2021 Intern at the Reston, VA office. SCS’s goal is to provide a student Intern with valuable technical and engineering business experience through our diverse range of projects for the clients we serve. In addition, we believe this opportunity provides a student Intern the ability to explore the beginnings of his or her own career path. An intern will work with us on landfill and landfill gas design projects. Interns will work 40 hours per week typically. The paid internship will start in May/June 2021 and end in August/September 2021. Exact start and end dates will be determined to fit with your school schedule. Please note that we are reviewing candidates through the end of February and hope to have the interview process complete by the beginning of April.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAn intern/coop will contribute to our projects by assisting SCS project teams with the following tasks:

  • Utilize AutoCAD to assist with preparation of construction bid documents
  • Support existing project teams with ongoing environmental data review and reporting
  • Construction observation and documentation
  • Environmental monitoring


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil, Biosystems, Environmental or Geological Engineering and graduating by June 2023 required
  • Must be willing to live or commute to the Reston, VA area for Summer 2021 (housing will not be provided)
  • Solid technical and computer skills (AutoCAD experience preferred)
  • Previous leadership experience required
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Great attention to detail and solid judgment
  • Valid driver’s license with a driving record in good standing required

SCS Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). SCS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.