Environmental Engineering Internship

Sanfoundry offers internships in "Environmental Engineering". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Environmental Engineering Internship

1. Intern should have knowledge on the importance of environment by assessing its impact on the human world; envision the surrounding environment, its functions and its value.

2. Should be capable of applying emerging technologies for treatment of waste water.


3. Ability to design treatment units for water and waste water.

4. Should be capable of investigating physical, chemical & biological parameter of water.

5. Should have knowledge on the nature and facts about environment.

6. Should be capable of finding and implementing scientific, technological, economic and political solutions to environmental problems.


7. Should be aware of interrelationship between living organism and environment.

8. Ability to assess water demand and optimal size of water mains.

9. Should have knowledge on the dynamic processes and understand the features of the earth’s interior and surface.

10. Must be familiar with the integrated themes and biodiversity, natural resources, pollution control and waste management.


11. Should be aware of environmental pollution, such as air, water, solid, noise, various pollutants sources, adverse effects, Environmental Legislation.

12. Must have adequate knowledge on the meteorological aspects air pollutant dispersion, sampling and measurement, control methods and equipment.

13. Should be able to layout the distribution system & assess the capacity of reservoir.

14. Capable of designing various waste water treatments.

Environmental Engineering Internship Test

Intern has to take Environmental Engineering internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Environmental Engineering topic.


1. What is the design discharge for intake structures?
(A) Maximum daily demand
(B) Maximum hourly demand
(C) Maximum weekly demand
(D) Average daily demand
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Answer: A
Explanation: Intake structures and the pipe mains that carry water from intake structures to treatment plant are designed for maximum daily demand.

2. Which method of population forecast is suitable when extension is required for small duration and past record is available for long duration?
(A) Graphical comparison method
(B) Graphical extension method
(C) Logistic curve method
(D) Zoning method
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Answer: B
Explanation: In the graphical extension method, a curve is drawn between population and time up to the present period, then the curve is extended from present to the future decade and the population is approximately determined from the extended part of the curve.

3. When depth of insertion of turbidity rod increases, the reading in the turbidity rod ___
(A) Decreases
(B) Increases
(C) First decrease, then increase
(D) Remains constant
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Answer: A
Explanation: Turbidity rod is inserted inside the water and the reading at which needle becomes invisible gives the turbidity.

4. The permissible limit of pH preferred for potable water is ___ ppm.
(A) 6.5-9
(B) 7-8.5
(C) 10-14
(D) 0-7
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Answer: A
Explanation: The permissible limit of pH for potable water should not exceed 9 and should not be less than 6.5 and the preferred limit is 7-8.5.

5. Gelatin liquefying bacteria are helpful in the manufacturing of photographic films.
(A) True
(B) False
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Answer: A
Explanation: These bacteria are capable of producing proteolytic ferments that digest and liquefy gelatin. So, their presence in water is helpful in photographic films and glue industries.

Practice the full set of Environmental Engineering Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.

How to apply for the Environmental Engineering Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Environmental Engineering Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

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