This paid opportunity was created for actively enrolled MIT undergraduate students in partnership with the PKG Center’s Social Impact Internship program. Please reach out to email@example.com with any questions or concerns. Remote work allowed. In-person work is possible if mutually agreed by student and host site.
- As part of the Social Impact Internship program, students may be eligible for a stipend of up to $5,000.
- Full-time over the summer; between 300-400 hours total.
CRWA’s data analysis internship offers on-the-job training in stormwater management and environmental advocacy tasks that support our Blue Cities program. Areas of focus may differ depending on intern skills and interest, but may include compiling environmental data into a database, analyzing trends in water quality and stormwater data, and compiling data into reports. In addition, tasks may include attending community meetings, researching and summarizing information on stormwater management planning/design/solutions, and writing comment letters about environmental issues.
Potential Skills Gained:
- Learn about important water quality and environmental issues
- Professional experience working with a small non-profit organization
- Working with various types of water quality datasets
- Gathering and analyzing trends in data
- Watershed mapping and spatial data display
- Stormwater infrastructure planning and concept design
- Field investigations of water quality issues
- An interest in environmental and water quality issues
- Willingness to learn and ability to work independently
- Preliminary coursework in environmental science, engineering, landscape design, or related field
- Microsoft Excel and Access
- Google Workspace
CRWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, class, color, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender, national origin, race, or sexual orientation. Charles River Watershed Association is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in its hiring, workplace, and work. Individuals with backgrounds underrepresented in the environmental advocacy field are particularly encouraged to apply.