Paradigm Environmental is currently seeking a Water Resources Analyst intern to join our highly motivated and talented team of scientists and engineers in our Fairfax, VA office. At Paradigm, we place a strong emphasis developing and utilizing innovative approaches to solve environmental problems and building efficiencies into every aspect of our work. Working for Paradigm ensures access to and mentoring from national leaders and experts, experience working on a wide range of engaging and high-profile projects, and daily collaboration with amazing talent. This position will support projects involving water quality and hydrologic modeling, watershed analysis studies, and implementation planning of green stormwater infrastructure. Our employees are rewarded with competitive compensation, a casual work environment, and an exceptional and highly collaborative atmosphere that fosters teamwork and sense of ownership.
Acquire and process datasets, perform supporting calculations, and document results
Conduct data analysis using statistical and other common techniques to evaluate and synthesize complex datasets
Performs basic GIS analysis for both stand-alone desktop mapping and in support of water resources model development
Must be comfortable working in a highly collaborative team environment
Progress toward Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, water resources, environmental engineering/science or related field (current senior or graduate student a plus)
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office
Familiarity with common industry software, such as ArcGIS or AutoCAD
Familiarity with various hydrology and water quality models a plus. Common examples include but are not limited to SWMM, HSPF, LSPC, and SWAT
All candidates should also possess the following qualities:
Ability to prioritize and multi-task under strict deadlines
Ability to commit to consistent weekly office hours and schedule
Strong data analysis experience
Clear and effective oral and written communication skill
Demonstrated initiative and drive to succeed with new and challenging tasks
Additional Salary Information: Rate dependent on education and experience.
Internal Number: PE-INT18
About Paradigm Environmental, Inc.
Paradigm Environmental is a consulting firm that specializes in water resources management and supports a broad array of IT applications. Our water resources expertise is sought internationally for innovative solutions to water quality impairments, engineering challenges and regulatory pressures. Paradigm’s innovative approach to watershed and stormwater planning leverages cutting-edge, open-source tools such as continuous simulation, genetic optimization, statistical analysis, geoprocessing and cloud computing. We have led numerous groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind projects using interdisciplinary expertise including engineers, hydrologists, environmental scientists, biologists and programmers. For applications and software development, we pride ourselves on creating platforms that are intuitive, reliable and aesthetic. We excel at data storage, mapping, and visualization including development of dynamic dashboards to analyze and communicate complex datasets. We pride ourselves on rapid turnaround, high-quality deliverables that are on-message and aligned with our clients’ programs. Our reputation and highly-specialized expertise have led us to projects around the globe, while ...our offices provide local footprints in high-pressure regions of California (San Diego), the Southeast (Nashville, TN) and Chesapeake Bay (Fairfax, VA).