blog posts Water Policy Fellow, Ohio Environmental Council (Columbus, OH) Jan 21, 2022 11:45 am8 views This position (for up to 2 years) is designed specifically to include and uplift the talents of an entry-level professional from communities and backgrounds often left out of the environmental movement. AGRICULTURE LAND AND WATER RESOURCE SPECIALIST I, Illinois Dept. of Agriculture (DeKalb, IL; due Jan. 25) Jan 13, 2022 8:00 am43 views Conservation Coordinator, Kankakee County Soil and Water Conservation District (Bourbonnais, IL; due Nov. 19) Nov 12, 2021 2:00 pm23 views The Kankakee County Soil & Water Conservation District is seekinga full-time Conservation Coordinator. The candidate must have an associates or bachelor’s degree in agriculture, natural resources, or a related field, with experience in production agriculture preferred. The Conservation Coordinator will work directly with landowners, producers, local organizations, and the community to promote and facilitate conservation programs, cost share, events, and more. This position requires a combination of office and field work. Remote work possibilities exist. Conservation Coordinator, Kankakee County Soil & Water Conservation District (Bourbonnais, IL; due Nov. 19) Oct 29, 2021 1:45 pm26 views The candidate must have an associates or bachelor’s degree in agriculture, natural resources, or a related field, with experience in production agriculture preferred. Life Sciences Career Trainee, Opt E (Upward Mobility), IL EPA (Springfield, IL; due Aug 11) Aug 2, 2021 4:15 pm17 views Two positions with Champaign County Soil & Water Conservation District (Champaign, IL) Jul 23, 2021 9:45 am30 views Conservation Coordinator (due Aug. 6) and Survey Aide (due Aug. 13) Water Quality Research Associate at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Great Basin Institute (Boulder City, NV; due July 24) Jul 13, 2021 10:00 am12 views Life Sciences Career Trainee, Opt E (Upward Mobility), IL EPA (Springfield, IL; due July 12) Jun 30, 2021 3:30 pm55 views focus on water quality Program Coordinator, Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District (Crawfordsville, IN; due June 30) Jun 25, 2021 3:30 pm23 views Program Associate - Water, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (due May 7) Apr 23, 2021 5:45 pm18 views Field Research Assistant(s), Illinois State Water Survey Mar 23, 2021 5:30 pm32 views Water Resources Intern (2 positions for summer 2021), Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District (Prior Lake, MN; due Feb. 21) Feb 2, 2021 5:15 pm19 views Policy Research Intern (Summer 2021), Massachusetts River Alliance (likely remote) Dec 28, 2020 11:45 am72 views Free Short Courses on Water Topics Sep 21, 2020 4:30 pm29 views Research Technician in Aquatic Ecology, Drake University (Des Moines, IA; due 9/30) Sep 17, 2020 12:45 pm6 views Survey Aide, Champaign County Soil & Water Conservation District (IL; due Aug. 31) Aug 28, 2020 1:45 pm45 views Drinking Water Unit Technician, Lansing, MI (Due, 6/25/2020) Jun 19, 2020 3:45 pm24 views Stormwater Management (4 positions) - DuPage County (open until filled) Apr 10, 2020 9:30 am84 views summer internship, The International Council on Clean Transportation-(due 04/20/20) Apr 3, 2020 12:30 pm34 views GIS Intern - Department of Public Utilities: Naperville, IL Mar 10, 2020 4:15 pm62 views Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Internship-( due 3/6/2020) Feb 21, 2020 9:15 am53 views Summer Internship at Trees for Tomorrow - Northern Wisconsin (Due 3/20) Feb 11, 2020 4:15 pm25 views Extension Educator- Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Education - Roscommon County, MI (Due 2/27) Feb 11, 2020 3:30 pm10 views Water Monitoring Internship - Summer 2020 Dec 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 am45 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. Hydrologist, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station (Grand Rapids, MN) Apr 12, 2019 1:15 pm19 views 2019 Smithsonian Panama Mangrove Internship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Bocas del Toro, Panama) Due 3/15 Mar 4, 2019 3:15 pm264 views Outreach Notice for Recent Graduate Opportunity with USGS Oct 12, 2018 12:00 pm86 views Upcoming opportunity for alum who has graduated in the past two years Lake County SMC Water Quality Internship (Libertyville, IL) due 10/26 Oct 9, 2018 2:45 pm72 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, 2018 Illinois RiverWatch Biologist, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (Alton, IL) Jan 24, 2018 2:45 pm47 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. Seasonal Restoration Technician (MN) Jan 23, 2018 4:45 pm15 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. Interns, Bureau of Water-Illinois EPA (Des Plaines, IL) due 3/2 Jan 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. Aquatic Conservation Technician, The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (Mebane, NC) Due 1/21/18 Jan 11, 2018 3:30 pm235 views GFP Intern - Fisheries Management, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Fort Pierre, SD) Due 2/4/18 Jan 11, 2018 2:45 pm53 views Mussel Research Intern, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Center for Aquatic Mollusk Programs (Lake City, MN) Due 1/31/18 Jan 11, 2018 2:15 pm89 views Biologist for Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (Due 12/20) Dec 7, 2017 8:45 am31 views Post-Doctoral Researcher in Ecohydrology at Michigan Technological University Nov 14, 2017 9:00 am33 views Hydrologic Science Technician (Otto, NC) Due 10/23 Oct 12, 2017 9:45 am18 views Soil and Watershed Program Manager (Chippewa National Forest, MN) Due 10/20 Oct 11, 2017 4:30 pm33 views Fisheries Technician - Lake Michigan Biological Station, Prairie Research Institute (Zion, IL) Aug 17, 2017 3:15 pm43 views Researcher 5 Hydrologist, University of Minnesota Jul 24, 2017 1:00 pm37 views Environmental Specialist, Kansas Department of Health & Environment Bureau of Water (Shawnee, KS) Jun 23, 2017 4:15 pm26 views Resource Staff Scientist, Missouri Department of Conservation ( Maitland, MO) Due June 13, 2017 Jun 6, 2017 9:15 am32 views Aquatic Ecology Hourly Field Tech, Illinois Natural History Survey (Alton, IL) Jun 2, 2017 2:15 pm30 views Ecohydrology Summer Interns, University of Illinois (Urbana, IL) Mar 31, 2017 10:15 am173 views Dr. Kaiyu Guan's ecohydrology lab is seeking one or two full-time summer interns. Water Resources Data Assistant, US Geological Survey (Urbana, IL) Mar 15, 2017 10:30 pm84 views Part-time during the school year and up to full-time in the summer. Statistical analyst/Data scientist, US Geological Survey (Urbana, IL) Mar 15, 2017 10:30 pm72 views Part-time during the school year and up to full-tim in the summer. Habitat Restoration Program Specialist, Great Lakes Commission (Ann Arbor, MI) due 3/26 Mar 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 Field Technician, Illinois Natural History Survey (Havana, IL) due 3/1 Feb 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.