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Scientific Intern

Ann Arbor, MI

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

The Ann Arbor office is seeking a motivated Scientific Intern. The qualified candidate will support a team of environmental consultants that complete a wide variety of site investigation and remediation projects that include wetland delineations and qualitative habitat analyses; Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Investigations; soil, groundwater and vapor investigations; and redmediation projects that may included excavation and offsite disposal, soil vapor and groundwater extraction and insitu chemical reduction. 


This is a paid internship that provides the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in various aspects of environmental site investigation and remediation field. The position is open to upcoming or recent graduates with a 4-year or higher degree in geology, environmental engineering or science, geographic information systems, geography, physical/chemical sciences, biology, and related environmental disciplines from an accredited university. Duties will be primarily office work, with the possibility of field work, including sample and data collection. Office work will require the ability to summarize environmental data for input into technical reports and create accurate data tables, filing and general office administration.


  • Enrolled in a 4-year accredited university or recent graduate (Geology, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemical Sciences, or other related environmental disciplines). 
  • Must be computer literate and have knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Auto CAD is a plus. 
  • Current 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification is a plus.
  • A Pre-employment drug screening in compliance with state regulations is required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record without restrictions. 

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Tetra Tech offers the following optional benefits: Medical. Financial Benefits: 401K.

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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