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Due to the risks associated with large number of student participation under the current threat of Global Pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, we are cancelling the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Day Event originally scheduled for Thursday April 30, 2020.

Internship Opportunity with The New York City Department of Environmental Protection!!

College Students Encouraged To Apply For Annual Summer Internship. There are 93 Internships available for Prospective Engineers, Planners, Lawyers and other Professionals!

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today encouraged college students to apply for summer job opportunities through its annual internship program. The program this year is offering 93 internships ­ the majority of them paid positions ­ in the fields of engineering, science, planning, sustainability, law, community outreach and more. Those accepted into the 10-week summer internship program will have the chance to work alongside a team of highly trained and skilled DEP employees who operate the nation¹s largest municipal water and wastewater utility, and regulate noise and air pollution throughout the five boroughs.

The intern positions available include summer work associated with New York City's drinking water distribution system, wastewater treatment facilities, construction and repair projects, community outreach, legal affairs, air quality permitting, sustainability projects, environmental health and safety compliance, graphic design, community outreach, and digitizing nearly two centuries worth of water system archives. The vast majority of the internships are located at DEP¹s main office in Queens; three of the positions will be located at the DEP Archives in Manhattan. Information about these internships, including online applications, can be found on the DEP website by visiting

Prospective interns are encouraged to carefully read the qualifications for each job to determine whether they meet the enrollment, GPA, coursework and other requirements. Candidates must submit applications by April 1.


Undergraduate Research

Ratan Dhar

Zahra Alkaifi
Office Coordinator

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