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Native Pathways Intern Program - Environmental Services Intern

Date: Nov 1, 2022

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

Company: Dominion Energy

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary


This intern position will assist environmental staff in performing and administering scientific studies and projects related to air or water quality, solid waste, toxics, biological assessments and studies or similar environmental programs.  May assist staff with environmental projects such as air quality, NPDES, wetland and stream encroachment permitting studies or inspection, surface and groundwater programs, toxics programs, and environmental assessments.  Assists with report analysis, data management, and report preparation.  

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and on project teams
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills needed to work in a fast-paced environment


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • General knowledge in the Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Engineering or related fields of study
  • Ability to collect and analyze data using spreadsheet software, such as Excel
  • Ability to create presentations using software, such as PowerPoint
  • Active involvement in Tribal and Native serving organizations
  • Leadership experience in Tribal, student or volunteer groups or organizations

Preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled members of a Native American Tribe.


Education Requirements

  • A student currently pursuing a 4-year degree at an accredited college
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of spring 2024 or 2025
  • Candidates must have a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA.
  • Preferred disciplines include: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Engineering or related fields


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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