Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center at UMass Amherst


Director of Center for Water Policy, School of Freshwater Science, Universtiy of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Initial Review starts 3/15/2017

IEC District Intern, NEIWPCC - Staten Island and Port Washington, NY

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for Summer Intern to assist with field, laboratory, and office work associated with its water quality monitoring activities in the IEC District Tri-State area. The intern will participate in a variety of water quality surveys via boat, wading, and land to perform field measurements and collect ambient water samples. In addition to sample collection and transport, duties will include laboratory analyses of water samples, and preparation of bottles, coolers, equipment, and quality control activities. The position will require 37.5 hours per week. The anticipated start date is June 1, 2017 with an estimated end date of September 30, 2017 and a possible extension to a full-time position. Interviews will take place in early April 2017.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of satisfactory progress towards a bachelor’s degree in the environmental sciences, biology, or a related field. Proven desire and ability to work outside under a variety of environmental conditions, and a valid driver’s license required. Demonstrated field and laboratory experience is a plus, as well as experience with Microsoft Access and Excel, GIS software, and website maintenance. 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume by March 24, 2017 to jobs[at]neiwpcc[dot]org. Please reference position number 17-IEC-001 in the e-mail subject line.