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Environmental Protection Specialist Student Trainee

The Student Trainee (Environmental Protection Specialist) Pathways Intern will:
  • Guides Federal laws, regulations, Executive Orders, and directives related to social, economic, and environmental considerations applicable to the Federal-aid Highway program
  • Provides guidance and technical assistance to Federal Highway Administration personnel of unique environmental concerns or circumstances
  • Assists in updating, developing, and maintaining policy and procedures for all interdisciplinary environmental issues in transportation programs
  • Participates with other Federal and State environmental agencies on pertinent environmental concerns relative to highway issues
  • Reviews and assists in processing environmental documents for Federal-aid transportation projects or actions
  • Demonstrates and promotes new environmental processes, procedures, techniques, and technology to the State, local agencies, and other groups.

The ideal candidate for this position is a student with a background in transportation and water quality, including storm-water runoff, floodplain and storm-water management, mitigation, and understanding the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental laws.