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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.