Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Salary: Unpaid Student Intern
Start/End Date: TBD, not to exceed 120 days
Hours per week: 8 hours/week
Application Deadlines: This is a rolling recruitment. The application deadline is July 1, 2021.
Description: This internship will be primarily focused in the Regulatory Division South Branch. Emphasis will be on processing Department of the Army (DA) permit applications and data collection/entry for work in support of the Corps’ Regulatory Mission. There will be opportunities to experience other specialties within the Division (coastal, environmental, navigation, construction, geospatial, and planning) as they become available. The main duties of the regulatory intern will be to assist with processing of DA permit applications under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Other duties may include data entry and other office duties, as needed. The majority of work will be conducted in a general office setting (or remotely as deemed necessary due to COVID-19). There may be limited field work in which the incumbent may be required to accompany staff to a project site to assist with data collection.
Student Duties: TThe student will participate in an internship with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Charleston District Regulatory Division. The student will also get a broad overview of the different departments within USACE. At the conclusion of the internship, the student shall create and present on the student’s take-aways from the program, as agreed upon by both the USACE and the student. Please view the USACE Charleston District website at https://www.sac.usace.army.mil/ to explore all of the different work areas that USACE participates in.
Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at least half-time in an accredited high school, college, professional, technical, vocational, or trade school pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.
Must be a US Citizen able to pass a government background check and be at least 18 years of age or older
Flexible and positive attitude toward duties and schedules
Possess initiative; be a self-starter
Have a basic understanding of computer processes or workflows
Ability to conduct themselves professionally with a variety of stakeholders
To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, available work hours and a short statement of interest to:
Chief, South Branch
USACE Charleston District