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NEIWPCC Internships

A detailed job description for each position listed here is available for download from this page.

Send submissions to: NEIWPCC, Attn: Human Resources, 650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410, Lowell, MA 01854 or via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org

NEIWPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Current Openings | Internships

Long Island Sound Water Quality Intern – Summer 2014
Stamford, CT

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) seeks intern to work with the Long Island Sound Study in Stamford, CT. The Long Island Sound Study is part of the EPA’s National Estuary Program. The intern will compile and format multiple large water quality datasets of multivariate time series analysis in order to assist with a review of the LISS monitoring program. Primary responsibilities include assisting the LISS Science Coordinator and NOAA Liaison to the Long Island Sound Study and Research Ecologist at the NOAA Milford Lab, completing data entry, and developing a water quality monitoring database.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years towards a Bachelor’s Degree in the Environmental Sciences or related field; working knowledge of MS Access and Excel, and/or GIS software a plus. Basic experience and familiarity with multivariate statistical tools preferred. Position is a paid position, 36-40 hours per week. This position will run from around June 2, 2014 for 12 to 14 weeks.

Send cover letter and résumé by May 9, 2014 as indicated at the top of the page.

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NEIWPCC - IEC District Intern, Summer 2014
Staten Island, Manhattan and Port Washington, NY

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the IEC District seek a Summer Intern to assist with water quality monitoring surveys in western Long Island Sound and the upper East River and with other work at the IEC District Staten Island laboratory and Manhattan office. Will participate in boat-based surveys and use portable monitoring equipment to collect field measurements and ambient water samples. Assist with laboratory analyses of water samples, and preparation of bottles, coolers, equipment, and quality control activities. Assist with development of water quality monitoring database. Position will require 24-40 hours per week.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of satisfactory progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree in the environmental sciences, biology, or loosely related field. Demonstrated field and laboratory experience a plus, as well as experience with Microsoft Access and Excel, GIS software, and website maintenance.

Send cover letter and résumé by April 18, 2014 as indicated at the top of the page.

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Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewards
Grand Isle, VT

The Lake Champlain Basin Program and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) are seeking part-time boat launch stewards to deliver interpretive invasive species spread prevention messages to boaters on Lake Champlain during the summer of 2014.

Boat Launch Stewards will interact with the public and gather lake-user information while greeting visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarizing the public with invasive species information. Stewards will be requested to work eight-hour days up to thirty-two hours per week at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Stewards will be required to work most weekends. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated during this period. Mandatory training will be held May 19 -21, 2014 in Grand Isle, Vermont and Paul Smiths, New York.

The successful candidate will be well organized and have excellent communication skills, experience speaking with the public, demonstrated data collection and recording skills, proficiency using Microsoft Excel, and field work experience. Basic familiarity with boaters, anglers, and recreational equipment will be useful. Highly motivated individuals with familiarity with invasive species and/or water recreation experience are encouraged to apply.

Send resume, a letter of interest including a description of relevant experience, and the names and contact information of two or more references by Friday, March 28, 2014 as indicated above.

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