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Integrated Water Management Intern

Engineering, Architecture, & Planning with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Employment Type and Schedule Intern

Salary $15 per hour

Work Location Queens

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 14, 2023

Description Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high-quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

DEP’s Bureau of Sustainability is comprised of multiple bureaus and offices committed to environmental and fiscal sustainability. The Sustainability Bureau is responsible for identifying and implementing cost-effective strategies for environmental improvement, and advocating for common sense regulatory reform.The Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) Office of Integrated Water Management has an exciting opportunity for a talented Data Analyst Intern to spearhead an opportunities analysis for New York City’s 2023 Water Demand Management Plan.

The Water Demand Management Plan sets forth the City’s goals and strategies for reducing New York City’s water demand through efficiency projects citywide, partnering with City agencies and offering incentives like the On-Site Water Reuse Grant Program. Reporting to the Water Demand Management Program Manager, the candidate will be responsible for analyzing available datasets to identify opportunities for potential water conservation and reuse projects in New York City.

The selected candidate is expected to perform typical tasks:
•Utilize analytical tools such as ArcGIS, SQL, R, and/or Python to perform statistical and spatial analyses on large datasets and identify key areas for water conservation and reuse
•Produce compelling data visualizations and conduct data analysis to communicate water demand and savings opportunities
•Other tasks as needed, including but not limited to mapping, writing, and development of metrics

Requirements Requirements

As of June of the Program year the prospective intern must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).

Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June – August each year.