Environmental Intern

Department: Research and Development

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

The Underwater Radiated Noise (URN) and Green House Gas Reduction Program for Canada’s Inshore Fishing Craft is based on a Canadian innovation in marine coatings developed by the Halifax-based, company Graphite Innovation and Technologies (GIT) together with Lloyds Register (LR). Exploiting proprietary graphene technologies, this project aims to revolutionize the shipping industry, including priority vessel classes such as ferries, tugs, fishing and whale watching.


  • Senior Student Registered in a secondary education program (University or College) in a field such as engineering, engineering physics, environmental science, ocean technology 
  • Must be in good overall health, have a valid driver’s license and able to go to sea for a few days if required. 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all Lloyd’s Register safety training related to field Services activities. 
  • Develops and maintains relationships to guarantee effective utilization of “Best Practices” for technologies within the scope of the job.


This project/job offering will expose the intern to some of the following domains: 

  • Environmental studies 
  • Creating and delivering presentations/media events 
  • Passive underwater acoustics and acoustic boat signatures 
  • Tethered and autonomous technologies and Underwater Communications 
  • Navigational/GPS/AIS/underwater tracking technologies 
  • Numerical modelling methods/techniques, statistical analysis, machine learning 
  • Product Verification


Interacts with: 

  • ALL members of the project team (MUST BE A TEAM PLAYER) 
  • First Nations/Small fishing communities 


Terms of Employment: 

Two (2) 3-month positions – Summer and Fall – Please indicate which position you are applying for.


To apply, please forward your cover letter and CV, detailing your experience and qualifications with the subject line “Environmental Summer Student Position”, to info@grapheneenterprise.ca