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Information and Application for Businesses

Application Form and Deadline

P2 Intern Application for Businesses (PDF)(110 KB)

What Students Will Do for You

  • Assist you on environmental projects that go beyond compliance;
  • Work at your company full time during the summer;
  • Provide you with a future recruitment opportunity;
  • Research and recommend new technologies, product substitutions, recycling or reuse options; and
  • Assist with project planning to minimize permitting requirements in sensitive or critical jurisdictional areas, such as wetlands.

What We Ask of You

  • Provide a supervisor to work with the student on a daily basis;
  • Hire the student;
  • Share the cost, contributing $1200 end-of-summer salary bonus; and
  • Provide a safe work environment with access to a phone and computer.

What DEC Will Do

  • Work with companies to scope out and develop projects;
  • Interview and match students with companies;
  • Reimburse you for student's salary and expenses, plus 12% on salary to cover fringe costs;
  • Conduct a site visit to meet intern and supervisor and discuss project;
  • Host an end-of-summer Presentation Day in Albany, mandatory for interns, supervisors are encouraged to attend;
  • Prepare a brief case study on project success, subject to editorial approval by your company.

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