blog postsWater Resources Intern (2 positions for summer 2021), Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District (Prior Lake, MN; due Feb. 21)Feb 2, 2021 5:15 pm16 views Policy Research Intern (Summer 2021), Massachusetts River Alliance (likely remote)Dec 28, 2020 11:45 am50 views Free Short Courses on Water TopicsSep 21, 2020 4:30 pm26 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 pm38 views Drinking Water Unit Technician, Lansing, MI (Due, 6/25/2020)Jun 19, 2020 3:45 pm20 views Stormwater Management (4 positions) - DuPage County (open until filled)Apr 10, 2020 9:30 am57 views summer internship, The International Council on Clean Transportation-(due 04/20/20)Apr 3, 2020 12:30 pm24 views GIS Intern - Department of Public Utilities: Naperville, ILMar 10, 2020 4:15 pm38 views Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Internship-( due 3/6/2020)Feb 21, 2020 9:15 am49 views Summer Internship at Trees for Tomorrow - Northern Wisconsin (Due 3/20)Feb 11, 2020 4:15 pm24 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 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 am42 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 pm18 views 2019 Smithsonian Panama Mangrove Internship, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Bocas del Toro, Panama) Due 3/15Mar 4, 2019 3:15 pm246 views Outreach Notice for Recent Graduate Opportunity with USGSOct 12, 2018 12:00 pm77 views Upcoming opportunity for alum who has graduated in the past two yearsLake County SMC Water Quality Internship (Libertyville, IL) due 10/26Oct 9, 2018 2:45 pm53 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, 2018Illinois RiverWatch Biologist, National Great Rivers Research & Education Center (Alton, IL)Jan 24, 2018 2:45 pm37 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 pm154 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 3/2Jan 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. Aquatic Conservation Technician, The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (Mebane, NC) Due 1/21/18Jan 11, 2018 3:30 pm169 views GFP Intern - Fisheries Management, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Fort Pierre, SD) Due 2/4/18Jan 11, 2018 2:45 pm50 views 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 Biologist for Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (Due 12/20)Dec 7, 2017 8:45 am30 views Post-Doctoral Researcher in Ecohydrology at Michigan Technological UniversityNov 14, 2017 9:00 am32 views Hydrologic Science Technician (Otto, NC) Due 10/23Oct 12, 2017 9:45 am15 views Soil and Watershed Program Manager (Chippewa National Forest, MN) Due 10/20Oct 11, 2017 4:30 pm24 views Fisheries Technician - Lake Michigan Biological Station, Prairie Research Institute (Zion, IL)Aug 17, 2017 3:15 pm41 views Researcher 5 Hydrologist, University of MinnesotaJul 24, 2017 1:00 pm31 views Environmental Specialist, Kansas Department of Health & Environment Bureau of Water (Shawnee, KS)Jun 23, 2017 4:15 pm23 views Resource Staff Scientist, Missouri Department of Conservation ( Maitland, MO) Due June 13, 2017Jun 6, 2017 9:15 am32 views Aquatic Ecology Hourly Field Tech, Illinois Natural History Survey (Alton, IL)Jun 2, 2017 2:15 pm27 views 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.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.Statistical analyst/Data scientist, US Geological Survey (Urbana, IL)Mar 15, 2017 10:30 pm68 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 3/26Mar 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 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.REU on Water Quality at University of Wisconsin Stout, due 3/1Jan 28, 2017 12:00 am15 views Natural Resource Management Specialist, Great Basin Institute (Reno NV)Jan 24, 2017 3:15 pm2 views The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the BLM Nevada State Office is recruiting a Natural Resource Management Specialist to support the Bureau’s soil, water, air and riparian programs. This office-based position will expose the Specialist to a wide array of Bureau resources and provide an opportunity to better understand BLM Nevada resource management policy.Wetland Internship, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (Lake County, IL) due 2/17Jan 17, 2017 9:15 am86 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.Summer Internship, National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (various locations) due 1/18Jan 10, 2017 9:30 pm0 views The NGRREC internship is an amazing research based opportunity for undergraduates.Reminder: Illinois EPA Internship Application Due March 10thDec 8, 2016 12:15 pm0 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.Reminder: Illinois EPA Internship Application Available NowDec 8, 2016 12:00 pm0 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.Reminder: Illinois EPA Internship Application Due March 10thDec 8, 2016 12:00 pm0 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.Internships, 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.LDWF Waterfowl TechniciansSep 30, 2016 3:00 pm39 views Environmental Quality Institute Assistant DirectorSep 13, 2016 10:15 am23 views The Environmental Quality Institute (EQI) is a nonprofit research institute that provides objective scientific analyses to help communities, government agencies, and nonprofits understand complex environmental issues. Our core programs are the Volunteer Water Information Network (VWIN) and the Stream Monitoring Information Exchange (SMIE). VWIN is a 26 year old program in which trained volunteers collect samples monthly at fixed stream and lake locations in the mountains of western North Carolina. Samples are analyzed at EQI's state certified laboratory for chemical parametersPostdoc position at FIU, Miami: Trophic spatial ecologyAug 30, 2016 10:00 am18 views We seek a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to join our team of consumer researchers at FCE LTER. The postdoc will develop a study to improve our understanding of spatially-explicit food webs in estuarine, mangrove reaches of the Everglades. The project will be collaborative involving multiple consumer research labs (Boswell, Crowl, Heithaus, Papastamatiou, Rehage, and Trexler), but based and under the supervision of the Crowl, Boswell and Rehage Labs.