blog postsInternships, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Des Plaines, IL) due 3/10Dec 7, 2016 10:45 am374 views Internships for U of I students working with EPA personnel in lakes and streams collecting water quality samples, sampling macroinvertebrates, macrophytes, and fish, and recording discharge and assessing habitat. Internships are based in the IEPA Bureau of Water - Northern Monitoring Unit in Des Plaines, IL.2019 Smithsonian Panama Mangrove Internship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Bocas del Toro, Panama) Due 3/15Mar 4, 2019 3:15 pm247 views Aquatic Conservation Technician, The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (Mebane, NC) Due 1/21/18Jan 11, 2018 3:30 pm179 views Monitoring & Research Intern, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (Chicago, IL)Jan 12, 2018 4:30 pm158 views The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is in search of a current college student seeking an internship opportunity in its Monitoring and Research (M&R) Department.Ecohydrology Summer Interns, University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)Mar 31, 2017 10:15 am158 views Dr. Kaiyu Guan's ecohydrology lab is seeking one or two full-time summer interns.Duck Banding TechnicianApr 21, 2016 8:45 am154 views Aquatic Field Technician, Illinois Natural History Survey (Havana, IL) due 3/1Feb 2, 2017 9:15 am98 views Position is located at Illinois River Biological Station (Havana, IL), Illinois Natural History Survey, a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois.Resource Conservationist, Vermilion County SWCDJul 23, 2015 12:30 pm97 views Vermilion County (IL) Soil and Water Conservation District seeks a Resource Conservationist.Wetland Internship, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (Lake County, IL) due 2/17Jan 17, 2017 9:15 am88 views The wetland intern will spend about 90% of the study time in the field and 10% of the time in the office under the guidance of SMC’s wetland specialists. This position will allow the intern to apply classroom experiences to real world applications by collecting data for later analysis both by the intern and SMC staff. This position also will expose the intern to various aspects of SMC’s wetland regulatory program.Mussel Research Intern, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Center for Aquatic Mollusk Programs (Lake City, MN) Due 1/31/18Jan 11, 2018 2:15 pm83 views Water Resources Data Assistant, US Geological Survey (Urbana, IL)Mar 15, 2017 10:30 pm82 views Part-time during the school year and up to full-time in the summer.Outreach Notice for Recent Graduate Opportunity with USGSOct 12, 2018 12:00 pm79 views Upcoming opportunity for alum who has graduated in the past two yearsStatistical analyst/Data scientist, US Geological Survey (Urbana, IL)Mar 15, 2017 10:30 pm70 views Part-time during the school year and up to full-tim in the summer.Interns, Bureau of Water-Illinois EPA (Des Plaines, IL) due 3/2Jan 12, 2018 3:00 pm63 views The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Bureau of Water - Northern Monitoring Unit in Des Plaines, IL seeks two paid summer interns. RESEARCH TECHNICIAN – BIOMETEOROLOGY/ ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTONMar 7, 2016 10:30 am60 views Stormwater Management (4 positions) - DuPage County (open until filled)Apr 10, 2020 9:30 am59 views Data & Information SpecialistDec 22, 2015 2:15 pm58 views Division of Illinois State Water SurveyPrairie Research InstituteUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Lake County SMC Water Quality Internship (Libertyville, IL) due 10/26Oct 9, 2018 2:45 pm54 views Position: SMC Water Quality Intern (1 position available) Location: Libertyville, Illinois Salary: $13.50/hour Term: not to exceed 1000 hours Job Summary: Assist with all Aspects of Water Quality Monitoring Programs and Inspections The Water Quality Intern will help with aspects of water quality monitoring programs, end of pipe site sampling, including preparing sampling materials and supplies, field work, and data management, and various administrative tasks in assistance to the Coordinators. Additionally, inspecting stormwater best management practices (BMPs) and construction activities. The position will assist in data analysis and the development of figures, maps, and tables for reports. Office-related tasks for this position include helping prepare for and attend upcoming meetings (agendas, speaker/venue coordination), writing meeting minutes, coordinating with local board members, preparing spreadsheets, and other miscellaneous tasks. This position will assist with NPDES permits or correspondence from regulatory agencies and construction or post-construction storm water compliance plans such as Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SP3), SMPP’s, ILR10, NOI, NOT, etc. This position will also assist with water quality program elements and gather information to support reporting. The Water Quality Intern works with oversight of two watershed coordinators and the Lake County MS4 coordinator, providing the intern with a unique, hands-on, environmental science and local government experience. Des Plaines River Watershed Workgroup Technical Coordinator http://www.drww.org/ North Branch Watershed Workgroup Technical Coordinator https://www.nbwwil.org/ MS4 Stormwater Coordinator https://www.lakecountyil.gov/792/Lake-County-NPDES-MS4-Program We are looking for a highly motivated individual with: Excellent organizational skills, experience working with data, and strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office SuiteAbility to work independently and prioritize daily tasks to meet program goalsStrong communications skills; must be comfortable calling and speaking with peopleAbility to work with and coordinate all types of people mixed together in a group settingScience education and a passion for protecting and restoring water qualityCurrent/Valid Driver’s LicenseDesired experience: water quality monitoring, environmental based interests The intern candidate should be an undergraduate or graduate pursuing a degree in environmental science or a related field. Familiarity with environmental sampling and analysis techniques is desirable but not required. Self-motivation, reliability and the ability to work independently and follow specific sampling protocols are all critical, as is attention to safety procedures. Computer skills are necessary and having your own transportation is required, although a vehicle is available most of the time. Interns should be enthusiastic to work in the field with specialized equipment on uneven terrain and under adverse weather conditions (i.e. rain). To apply Click here! Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Lake County Stormwater Management Commission Website. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website. Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Job Location Libertyville, Illinois, United States Position Type Intern Applications will be accepted until October 26, 2018Research HydrologistFeb 17, 2016 10:30 am53 views Assistant Professor: Extension Soil Water Quality ScientistJun 9, 2016 8:15 am53 views Oregon State University, Department of Crop and Soil Science, is seeking applicants for a 9-month, full time (1.0 FTE) tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Extension Soil Water Quality Science.Policy Research Intern (Summer 2021), Massachusetts River Alliance (likely remote)Dec 28, 2020 11:45 am52 views GFP Intern - Fisheries Management, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Fort Pierre, SD) Due 2/4/18Jan 11, 2018 2:45 pm50 views Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Internship-( due 3/6/2020)Feb 21, 2020 9:15 am49 views Habitat Strike Team CoordinatorApr 8, 2016 2:00 pm49 views The Habitat Strike Team and this position is a part of a partnership between Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP) and Pheasants Forever, Inc. The incumbent will supervise and conduct habitat management work on IRAP leased private land and may also work on other IDNR private lands programs. This position is a full-time, permanent employee of Pheasants Forever, Inc. and will receive daily leadership from Pheasants Forever staff and/or IDNR staff. This position will be located in Central or West Central Illinois.USDA Agricultural Research Service Jobs for the week of 8/10/2015Aug 11, 2015 12:15 pm47 views New vacancies with the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the week of August 10, 2015.Water Monitoring Internship - Summer 2020Dec 10, 2019 10:15 am45 views During summers at the Discovery Center, located in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods within 1300-lake Vilas County, the Water Monitoring Interns are key members in our water-related monitoring and outreach efforts. Interns assist in projects including aquatic invasive species (AIS) monitoring and removal, water quality assessments, and lake level monitoring. Click the post title to learn more.Hourly Summer Water Sampling Technician, UIC School of Public Health (Chicago, IL)May 3, 2019 11:15 am44 views This position was sent by an NRES alum. It is advertised for UIC students, but contact the supervisor to inquire if UIUC would qualify you.Post-Bachelor's Internship Project, U.S. EPAAug 6, 2015 10:00 am44 views Internship available in the Office of Water in the Washington, D.C. office of the U.S. EPA, "Water Quality Standards Uses, Antidegradation and Variances Research Participation Program." Full description available here.Habitat Strike Team TechnicianApr 8, 2016 3:00 pm43 views The Habitat Strike Team and this position is part of a partnership between Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Illinois Recreational Access Program (IRAP) and Pheasants Forever, Inc. The incumbent will conduct habitat management work on IRAP leased private land and may also work on other IDNR private lands programs. This position is also responsible for maintenance and repair of equipment. This is a full-time, permanent employee of Pheasants Forever, Inc. and will receive daily leadership from the Strike Team Coordinator and possibly Pheasants Forever staff and/or IDNR staff. This position will be located in Central or West Central Illinois.GIS Intern - Department of Public Utilities: Naperville, ILMar 10, 2020 4:15 pm42 views Special Projects Coordinator, Lake Michigan Coastal Program (Chesterton, IN) due 6/6Jun 2, 2016 11:15 am42 views Survey Aide, Champaign County Soil & Water Conservation District (IL; due Aug. 31)Aug 28, 2020 1:45 pm42 views Fisheries Technician - Lake Michigan Biological Station, Prairie Research Institute (Zion, IL)Aug 17, 2017 3:15 pm41 views Illinois RiverWatch Biologist, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (Alton, IL)Jan 24, 2018 2:45 pm39 views The RiverWatch Biologist works under the direction of the Director of Environmental Education and Citizen Science, overseeing the RiverWatch program by training Citizen Scientists to sample and analyze stream and river water; collecting stream data from the field and analyzing these data along with data collected by the citizen scientists; and by assisting in executing the environmental education programming at NGRREC.LDWF Waterfowl TechniciansSep 30, 2016 3:00 pm39 views Vermont Fish Culture Specialist I, Vermont Fish & Wildlife DepartmentDec 22, 2015 2:30 pm38 views The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking applications for a Fish Culture Specialist I at its Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle Vermont.Assistant/Associate Planner-Water Resources, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (Chicago, IL) Due 7/9Jun 14, 2016 3:15 pm35 views The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is seeking a full-time employee to help advance natural and environmental resource related goals, particularly water resources, within the Local Technical Assistance (LTA) and long-range planning programs. This position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate level.Aquatic Field TechnicianFeb 3, 2016 10:45 am33 views Field technicians are needed to conduct applied research in the area of aquatic ecology and large riversystems throughout the state of Illinois. Technicians will assist large river ecologists in the collection ofstandardized long-term river monitoring data with additional targeted data collection.Resource Staff Scientist, Missouri Department of Conservation ( Maitland, MO) Due June 13, 2017Jun 6, 2017 9:15 am32 views Post-Doctoral Researcher in Ecohydrology at Michigan Technological UniversityNov 14, 2017 9:00 am32 views Researcher 5 Hydrologist, University of MinnesotaJul 24, 2017 1:00 pm31 views Project Coordinator – Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (SB-CISMA) in Saginaw, MIJan 7, 2016 3:30 pm30 views The Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area is a relatively young organization located in the Great Lakes region. It is a partnership of multiple organizations who combine their efforts in order to efficiently and effectively prevent and eliminate invasive species within the Saginaw Bay watershed.Field Research Assistant(s), Illinois State Water SurveyMar 23, 2021 5:30 pm30 views Biologist for Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (Due 12/20)Dec 7, 2017 8:45 am30 views Great Lakes Commission seeks Nonpoint Water Quality Project ManagerSep 14, 2015 3:30 pm28 views Habitat Restoration Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission (Ann Arbor, MI) due 3/26Mar 7, 2017 2:45 pm27 views Seeking an excellent communicator with natural resources background to coordinate projects is the Coastal Conservation and Habitat Restoration and Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention and Control programs.Aquatic Ecology Hourly Field Tech, Illinois Natural History Survey (Alton, IL)Jun 2, 2017 2:15 pm27 views Biological Science TechnicianJan 26, 2016 4:45 pm26 views The Forest Watershed Science Unit (SRS-4353) of the USFS, Southern Research Station is recruiting one temporary Research Biological Science Technician.Free Short Courses on Water TopicsSep 21, 2020 4:30 pm26 views Science Writer/Editor, North Carolina State University Sea Grant ProgramAug 3, 2015 10:45 am25 views The Sea Grant Program at North Carolina State University seeks a Public Communications Specialist to serve as a Science Writer/Editor. Application deadline is August 5th. Full information is available here.