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NEIWPCC Internships

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Send submissions via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org.

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NEIWPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewards
Lake Champlain

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 2016.

Boat Launch Stewards will interact with the public and gather lake-user information on tablets while greeting visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarizing the public with invasive species information. Stewards will be requested to work eight-hour days for approximately thirty-two hours per week at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Stewards will be required to work all weekends. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated during this period. Mandatory training will be held May 23 -25, 2016 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 using a tablet, 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 4, 2016 as indicated above. In the email subject line, please reference position #16-LCBP-002.

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Narragansett Bay Estuary Program 2016 Scientific Projects Intern
Providence, RI

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program seek a Scientific Projects Intern to assist with the development of status and trends indicators for Narragansett Bay and its watershed by analyzing data, conducting literature reviews, writing summaries, and creating figures.

This is a paid position that is funded for up to 275 hours. Hours are flexible but assistance is needed between February and August of 2016. The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of satisfactory progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, biology, or closely related field. Desired experience in Access, Sigma Plot, and GIS.

Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample by January 22, 2016 as indicated at top of page. Please reference position number 16-NBEP-001 in the e-mail subject line.

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Narragansett Bay Estuary Program 2016 GIS Intern
Providence, RI

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program seek a GIS Intern to assist with the development of status and trends indicators for Narragansett Bay and its watershed by analyzing and mapping geographic information system (GIS) data, writing reports, and organizing digital materials.

This is a paid position that is funded for up to 275 hours. Hours are flexible but assistance is needed between February and August of 2016. The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of satisfactory progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, engineering, biology, or closely related field and proficiency with the ArcGIS desktop (ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox) and the preparation of metadata. Desired experience in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Model Builder, and Microsoft Access.

Send cover letter, resume, GIS map sample, and writing sample by January 22, 2016 as indicated at top of page. Please reference position number 16-NBEP-002 in the e-mail subject line.

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Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Internships
Worcester, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the MassDEP Watershed Planning Program seek to hire two part-time Interns. Each position requires the incumbent to work a minimum of three days per week and will entail 800 hours of effort spread over approximately 32 weeks. The positions will not continue past September 23, 2016.

Intern – Quality Assurance 16-MassDEP-003
Quality Assurance Intern will assist the Watershed Planning Program in the review of internal quality assurance project plans (QAPPs) and associated materials, coordinate the submittal of external data submittals from outside groups to MassDEP, and review the external data for quality, validity and usability by the WPP program. The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science, biology, engineering or related field. Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary. Working knowledge of field survey protocols and sampling methodologies pertaining to aquatic ecosystem, and of the use of standard laboratory and field instruction required.

Intern – Data Analyst 16-MassDEP-004
Data Entry Intern will assist the Watershed Planning Program in compiling submitted external data from a variety of sources into a singular database resource and in developing tools for use of outside data by the program in making waterbody assessment decisions The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science, biology, engineering or related field. Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary. Ability to compile, review, and interpret environmental data and complex datasets required.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing samply by January 15, 2016 as indicated above. In the email subject line, please reference position:

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NEIWPCC - IEC District Intern, Summer 2016
Staten Island 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. 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. May also assist with IEC District’s inspection program related to municipal discharges, industrial discharges, pump stations, and dry-weather CSO and MS4 discharges. If time allows, intern will assist with pre-inspection tasks and inspections, including sampling and analysis in the field. Position will require 15-30 hours per week. Anticipated start date of June 13, 2016; will extend for 14 weeks until September 16, 2016. Interviews will take place in February 2016.

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 resume by February 5, 2016 as indicated at top of page. Please reference position number 16-IEC-002 in the e-mail subject line.

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