Natural Resources Intern, Summer 2021

Straughan Environmental, Inc. is a successful, rapidly growing, woman-owned business that provides high-quality and cost-effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Our vision is a sustainable world, and we work every day to create our vision in surprising ways. Whether you are managing one of our multi-million-dollar environmental compliance programs for Federal agencies like NASA, engineering an ecological restoration project, working on environmental policy and planning, or identifying wetland plants in the field, everyone at Straughan Environmental contributes uniquely to our vision of a sustainable world.

The Natural Resources Intern would be working primarily with Environmental Scientists, Planners, and Engineers on a variety of projects. They will work primarily in assisting with wetland delineations and monitoring (vegetation, soils, and hydrology); stream assessments and restoration monitoring (stream pattern and profile); water quality monitoring (water chemistry, groundwater, stormwater, and biology); Forest Stand Delineations, Forest Conservation Plans, and other plant community evaluations; summarizing data and writing technical reports; creating/interpreting maps for use in the field and reports (GIS, AutoCADD, and/or Microstation); and other tasks associated with the Clean Water Act, Maryland Forest Conservation Act, Critical Area Act, and/or other Federal, state, and local environmental regulations and policies.


  • Must be able to work full workdays.
  • 2-4 years of college in Environmental Science, Landscape Architecture, Biology, or related field. 
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and/or MicroStation.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office computer software (World/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook).
  • Well-developed organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to perform work outside under variable terrain and weather conditions.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and in an organized fashion.

  • Relevant experience.
  • Contributing member of professional organizations.
  • Experience with GPS devices and/or various water quality modeling tools.

Desired start date:  6/01/2021
Duration:  Summer 2021. Possibility for internship to continue through Fall 2021 Semester.
Approximate Hours Per Week:  Can vary between 0 and 40

Our Culture | Our People
Straughan has been selected as one of The Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces for the past five consecutive years, and we are committed to providing an engaging workplace where employees are supported in their career goals and professional development, we provide educational assistance, professional development and support in professional credentials. At, Straughan, we understand the needs of our workforce. We are committed to continuously evolving and creating practices and policies that meaningfully address the needs and desires of our team. At Straughan we invest fully in you as a whole person.

 Please apply online: Natural Resources Intern 

EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled – We are an equal opportunity employer –but we are more than that – We are open-minded, and care only about you.


Department: Natural Resources
This is an internship position

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