Clean Water Supply Intern
TITLE: Clean Water Supply Intern – Pennsylvania
REPORTS TO: Pennsylvania Clean Water Supply Director
LOCATION: Washington, DC or Pennsylvania
American Rivers is seeking a Clean Water Supply Intern in the Conservation Department to assist our work in Pennsylvania to connect municipalities to funding for green infrastructure projects that manage stormwater. This is an unpaid position, and can be part- or full-time. However, we will work with the successful applicant to obtain school or professional credit if available.
The intern will work directly with the Director of Clean Water Supply in Pennsylvania to develop guidance and outreach tools to increase the number and quality of sustainable and fundable green infrastructure projects proposed by Pennsylvania municipalities. The intern will research existing funding processes, review funded projects, and evaluate the effectiveness of the funding process to assist in the development of guidance to ensure that the processes result in the best possible clean water projects.
- Excellent research, communication and time management skills
- Ability to work with minimal guidance yet willing to learn from peers
- Background in water resources, finance and/or planning preferred
- Passion for environmental issues
- Advanced degree or work experience in related field preferred
American Rivers is conveniently located within walking distance of multiple Metro and bus stops in Washington, DC. This position offers the flexibility to be positioned in Pennsylvania.
TIME COMMITMENT AND PAY:
American Rivers’ internships are unpaid. We request a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week but schedule and length of internship are flexible.
Applications will be considered immediately. Applicants should submit a resume, references, and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Conservation Intern” in the subject line or to Stacey Detwiler, Conservation Associate; Attn: Clean Water Supply-PA Intern; American Rivers, 1101 14th Street, NW, Suite 1400, Washington, DC 20005. No phone calls please.