Intern, Environmental Compliance

Requisition ID:  25409

Iowa City, US, 52240

What You Can Expect

As an Environmental Compliance Intern at the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, IA, you'll delve into the essential functions of environmental compliance. Throughout your internship, you'll gain invaluable experience in various aspects, including testing, sampling, performance standards, permitting, and reporting requirements. Your primary responsibility will involve assisting in tracking and documenting tasks to ensure continuous compliance. In the event of any non-compliance, you'll work alongside our team to promptly report deviations and implement corrective measures.


Expect each day to be a learning opportunity in the realm of environmental engineering and compliance. You'll actively participate in sample collection, testing procedures, and field observations. Moreover, you'll refine your skills in documenting and logging observations and results. Additionally, you'll delve into data management techniques for compliance, permitting, audits, and other related aspects. We have a variety of possible projects selected that will make this an educational opportunity for a variety of majors and interests.


Our office operates within standard business hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with no weekend or after-hours work expected. This internship spans the Summer/Fall semesters, concluding on December 31, 2024. We provide part-time, flexible scheduling during the semester, while full-time commitment is sought for the summer term. Join our team and embark on a journey of professional growth and environmental stewardship.



What You Bring

  • You will be an enrolled student at the University of Iowa
  • You have an interest in environmental science, law, construction, sustainability, or engineering



Additional Details

  • This role requires attendance at a worksite 
  • Microsoft Office skills: Basic word, one note and spreadsheet functions
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Must be able to detect and understand audible alarms, detect changes in noise levels of rotating equipment and portable radio communication
  • Capable of frequently standing; walking; balancing; sitting; climbing (ladders, stairs, ramps, catwalks and the like as required); kneeling; pushing; pulling; lifting
  • Capable of performing repetitive motions as required
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to half and full-face respirators, fall protection equipment, hardhat, safety shoes, safety glasses
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate




Salary Range:  $20.00 – $32.00 USD hourly


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.  


In 2020 The University of Iowa (UI) entered a 50-year, trailblazing partnership with the University of Iowa Energy Collaborative (UIEC), a joint venture between ENGIE, Meridiam, and Hannon Armstrong, to operate, maintain and enhance the university’s Utility System.  As the founding member of this joint venture, ENGIE designs, builds, operates, and maintains the energy infrastructure delivering safe, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable energy solutions in producing and distributing steam, electricity, chilled water, and domestic water to the main campus in Iowa City, Iowa and a nearby satellite campus. 


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.


We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role at any time.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed. 

Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Internship
Job Type:  Part - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

Nearest Major Market: Iowa City