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Jacobs Undergraduate Contaminated Land Consultant


Ideas can come from anywhere that’s why we want you to join our Internship Program!

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type

Application dates

Applications Close
2 Sep 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Civil Engineering & Construction

Imagine the Possibilities

Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. As part of the Jacobs Internship Program, you will work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get go. Gaining valuable work experience to build on your theoretical knowledge, our program provides you the opportunity to collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide, mentor and shape your career. 

About the Opportunity: Undergraduate Contaminated Land Consultant

Jacobs has a rewarding opportunity for an Intern to join our Contaminated Land team over summer.
The purpose of this role is to provide undergraduate level support to contaminated land assessment and management within our Melbourne team. You will be given the opportunity to display and build on the skills you have been taught at University whilst also being exposed to the wider industry. 

A typical day in the life of this role will involve: 

  • Assisting with the preparation of sampling and field work plans.
  • Organising and supporting field work activities including sample collection in the field.
  • Completing data assessment processes and contributing to interpretation and report writing.
  • Participating in the preparation of tender bids to external and internal clients.
  • Undertaking internal training in technical and management skills. 

From day one you’ll be part of our team, and encouraged to contribute your thoughts and ideas in an open, communicative environment. We’ll assist you to gain specialised training to work within the contaminated land industry.

About you

At Jacobs our employees are highly sought after for their specialist knowledge and experience in a specific discipline, which allows you to build upon a deep understanding of what is possible and push the boundaries in search of ever more innovative solutions for clients. As an Intern at Jacobs you will gain exposure to a range of disciplines, allowing you to build on the specialist knowledge you’ve gained at university. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Complete your degree in 2019 (Environmental Science, Contaminated Land, Civil Engineering or similar)
  • Be technically inquisitive
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective
  • Communicate exceptionally well
  • Ask questions and challenge the norm
  • Be able to commence on 19 November 2018 and work through to March 2019 
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident

Does this sound like you? 

To be part of the Jacobs Internship Program this summer, apply today!

Please include the following documents so we are able to make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered;

  • Resume
  • Cover letter – tell us about yourself & in which specific discipline you have a passion in and where you see your career developing
  • Academic Record
  • Working rights - Scan/Copy of a Birth Certificate or Passport (Vevo check if applicable)