The Mystic River Watershed Association is happy to offer internship opportunities for summer 2013:
1) Water Quality Monitoring Internship (Cyanobacteria) - 2 positions available - will gather data on Cyanobacteria populations and key water quality parameters from approximately ten water bodies to safeguard the public health of residents who live in the watershed.
2) Aquatic Invasive Management Internship (Water Chestnut) - assist in organizing an effort to remove the invasive species Water Chestnut (Trapa natans) from the Mystic River. Responsibilities include organizing and assisting group and community events and managing teams of volunteers to remove plants from the river by canoe.
3) Herring Habitat Monitoring Internship - 2 positions available - assist in a scientific study on habitat and river herring populations from May 6 through August 30.
Help coordinate community water chestnut removal events!For all positions, the exact dates can be flexible depending on the candidate. These are unpaid positions.
The Mystic River Watershed Association is based in Arlington, MA and is accessible via several bus routes.
The Mystic River Watershed Association is an equal opportunity employer.
We hope you'll consider joining our TEAM!