summer internship for a biological/agricultural engineering undergraduate

February 11, 2022


 Our agency is offering a summer internship for a biological/agricultural engineering undergraduate for the summer of 2022.  The 10-week internship begins May 21 and ends July 27.  The duty station will be in our main office located at 216 West Jones Street in Raleigh.  The individual awarded the internship will earn $20/hour and is expected to work at least 29 hours per week.  Normal work hours are Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm.  The internship consists of approximately 50% office work and 50% field work.

We are interested in a biological/agricultural undergraduate who has successfully completed coursework to attain a junior class standing.  The individual will be working with technical staff (engineers, technicians, soil scientists) collecting field data (surveying), developing conservation best management practice (BMP) designs using Civil3D software, and conducting construction inspections at various project sites.  Typical conservations BMPs include earthen dams for farm ponds, earthen dam repairs, stream restoration, constructed wetlands, storm water bio-retention cells, animal waste management systems, and agri-chemical handling facilities.

More information about our agency may be found at:

Candidates interested in the internship may send their resumes to me electronically at by Friday, April 6.  After interviews, an internship offer will be extended to a qualified candidate before April 27, 2018.  Please share this opportunity with any qualified BAE undergraduate.  Thank you in advance for your help and contact me if additional information is needed.


Scott Melvin, PE

Engineering Services Section Chief

Division of Soil and Water Conservation

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

919-707-3791 (office)