Water Resource Analyst Intern via ASCE

Paradigm Environmental Inc.

Fairfax, VA, United States 🇺🇸

Paradigm Environmental is currently seeking a Water Resources Analyst intern to join our highly motivated and talented team of scientists and engineers in our Fairfax, VA office. At Paradigm, we place a strong emphasis developing and utilizing innovative approaches to solve environmental problems and building efficiencies into every aspect of our work. Working for Paradigm ensures access to and mentoring from national leaders and experts, experience working on a wide range of engaging and high-profile projects, and daily collaboration with amazing talent. This position will support projects involving water quality and hydrologic modeling, watershed analysis studies, and implementation planning of green stormwater infrastructure. Our employees are rewarded with competitive compensation, a casual work environment, and an exceptional and highly collaborative atmosphere that fosters teamwork and sense of ownership.

Job Summary

  • Acquire and process datasets, perform supporting calculations, and document results
  • Conduct data analysis using statistical and other common techniques to evaluate and synthesize complex datasets
  • Performs basic GIS analysis for both stand-alone desktop mapping and in support of water resources model development
  • Must be comfortable working in a highly collaborative team environment


  • Progress toward Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, water resources, environmental engineering/science or related field (current senior or graduate student a plus)
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with common industry software, such as ArcGIS or AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with various hydrology and water quality models a plus. Common examples include but are not limited to SWMM, HSPF, LSPC, and SWAT

All candidates should also possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task under strict deadlines
  • Ability to commit to consistent weekly office hours and schedule
  • Strong data analysis experience
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skill
  • Demonstrated initiative and drive to succeed with new and challenging tasks