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Program Summary

Environmental engineers ensure that we have clean water to drink, clean air to breathe, clean soils to grow our crops, and clean energy to sustain our growth. The goal of environmental engineering is to offer sustainable and green solutions to many of the issues and challenges facing our society, and to provide a clean and healthy environment for us and our ecosystem. Environmental engineers use engineering and science principles to design innovative treatment technologies that help to minimize our environmental footprint, prevent pollution, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, ensure drinking water safety, and achieve environmental sustainability.

First-year Internship Opportunity

Unique internship opportunities are available for eligible Canadian high school students. The internship takes place during the summer after your first year. No application is required. To learn more about this program, please contact the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.