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 watershed science internship offers on-the-job training in a variety of river science and watershed management tasks in support of our River Science program. Areas of focus may differ depending on intern skills and interest, but may include water sampling, volunteer engagement, invasive plant management, data management and analysis, and environmental advocacy.
Potential Skills Gained:
- Learn about water quality and environmental issues
- Professional experience working with a small non-profit organization
- Volunteer engagement and communications
- Working with various types of water quality data
- Watershed mapping and spatial data display
- Sharing science with the public
- Willingness to learn and ability to work independently
- An interest in environmental and water quality issues
- Preliminary coursework in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software
- Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
- Access to a car and a valid driver’s license is helpful
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.