Watershed Science Intern
SUMMER 2023 INTERNSHIP
CRWA’s watershed science internship offers on-the-job training in a variety of watershed management tasks in support of our River Science program. Areas of focus may differ depending on intern skills and interest, but may include water sampling, volunteer engagement, invasive plant management, data management and analysis, science communications, and environmental advocacy.
Potential Skills Gained:
- Learn about water quality and environmental issues
- Professional experience working with a non-profit organization
- Volunteer engagement and communications
- Working with various types of water quality data
- Watershed mapping and spatial data display
- Sharing science with the public
- Willingness to learn and ability to work independently
- An interest in environmental and water quality issues
- Preliminary coursework in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software
- Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
- Access to a car and a valid driver’s license (not required)
This internship is available to students earning academic credit or a stipend from an educational program to participate.
APPLY TODAY! SEND YOUR RESUME & COVER LETTER TO RIVER SCIENCE AND RESTORATION PROGRAM MANAGER LISA KUMPF, LKUMPF@CRWA.ORG.
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, MARCH 24TH, 2023.
CRWA's internship positions are open to all individuals who are looking to kick-start their career in water. Internships offer training in a variety of areas, including environmental science, climate resilience, advocacy, and education, and provide individuals an opportunity to be part of an exciting and dynamic team. If you have interest and/or experience that would relate to multiple internships, please indicate that in your cover letter: our small organization works collaboratively across program areas.
- All internships are available to students earning academic credit or stipend from an educational program to participate.
- CRWA currently offers two paid internship opportunities: Community Engagement Intern and Multimedia Intern.
- In the event an applicant for an unpaid internship position does not receive expected funding from their original source, CRWA may be able to offer funding, but it is not guaranteed.
- All internships are generally part time––schedules are flexible within normal business hours and we request that interns commit at least 16 hours per week toward their internship
- Interns work directly with CRWA staff, volunteers, and community partners