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Water Resources Co-op Student (Columbus) - Fall 2024

IBI Group

IBI Group

Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Company Description

About Arcadis:

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.


We work to protect our natural environment and water resources, while powering our world for future generations. Around the world, we’re feeling the effects climate change, rapid urbanization, loss of biodiversity. The rate at which we’re seeing large-scale, unforeseen events such as floods and wildfires, is becoming more frequent. We are here to protect our natural environment and water resources, while powering our world for future generations.

Job Description

Role Accountabilities

  • Assist with design of various water and waste water projects for small to large sized facilities.
  • Assist technical staff with cost estimating and plan layout
  • Opportunities to work with modelling and design software
  • Potential work includes water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, water and sewer mains
  • Work with engineers and CAD staff to develop preliminary planning documents
  • Assist with the design of projects and observe construction projects
  • Opportunities to experience meetings with clients, contractors and the business of consulting engineering


  • Undergraduate student pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering
  • Interest in water resources as a career path
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to work effectively independently and on a team
  • Previous Co-op work experience is an asset
  • Available for a 4 month Co-op placement

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Additional information

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification and driver’s license record.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Arcadis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.