Name of Student: Lauren Burke
Degree Subject: Geography
Job Title: Flood Risk Consultant Intern
Company Name: JM Enviro Limited
Description of Organisation:
JM Enviro Limited was set in 2017 to provide coordinated environmental and engineering input to a wide range of infrastructure, buildings, and masterplan projects.
Working collaboratively with clients, architects, planning consultants and other technical specialists, JM Enviro Limited delivers technical reports to inform feasibility studies, planning applications and input to design to ensure that the environment is protected and enhanced as part of the development process.
Their main area of expertise is flood risk and drainage strategy input to buildings and masterplans, but we collaborate, and coordinate input as required on other environmental aspects such as ecology, contamination assessment, noise assessment, and air quality assessment as well as civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering.
Type of Internship:
What were your key duties and responsibilities during your internship?
My key responsibilities included managing deadlines and ensuring reports were sent out on time. They also involved gathering information from multiple sources to put together flood risk reports
What was your biggest achievement on your internship?
My biggest achievement on my internship was helping to produce draft flood risk reports as well as greater self confidence in my capabilities.
Were there any challenges and how did you overcome these?
My biggest challenge was balancing deadlines alongside uni. I overcame this by setting small achievable goals.
- Teamwork and Collaboration
- Focus on Goals and Outcomes
- Decision Making
Your message to other students considering a similar job role, organisation or sector?
“Overall, my internship has been invaluable, and I have learnt so much during the process.
I have developed valuable skills that I hope to take into the workplace and beyond. “