NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across the regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.

Jan 20, 2022
Internship- Paid
NEIWPCC is seeking a Source Water Protection Intern to assist on multiple tasks related to the protection of drinking water sources in the Northeast during the summer of 2022. The SWP Intern will primarily focus on assisting the SWP Environmental Analyst (EA) with updating SWP reference materials. This will involve working with federal, state, and local SWP professionals remotely and in-person to research, write, and update SWP best practices guidance used by SWP professionals in the Northeast. Other tasks related to NEIWPCC SWP efforts or in support of the WRP division may be assigned. The Intern should expect to work up 30 hours per week, up to four days a week; some scheduling flexibility is possible for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be well organized, have excellent communication skills, experience speaking with the public and environmental agency professionals, demonstrated researching and writing skills, and the ability to think and collaborate with a...
Jan 07, 2022
NEIWPCC and the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) are seeking a creative steward to work with LCBP’s Education and Outreach team on a variety of projects. The steward will staff LCBP outreach events, including evening and weekend hours, from mid-May through September.   The Outreach Steward will expand outreach programming to State parks, summer camps, lake and river events, upper reaches of the watershed and downtown locations to answer questions about Lake Champlain and offer opportunities for citizen action. The LCBP Outreach Steward should be able to discuss a variety of watershed issues with the public and provide resources for getting involved or changing behavior to benefit the watershed.  The successful candidate will have solid communication skills along with attention to detail. Coursework or demonstrated passionate interest in Lake Champlain and watershed issues covered in the 2021 State of the Lake report desired. The ability to interact positively with the...
Jan 07, 2022
Internship- Paid
NEIWPCC Burlington, VT, USA
NEIWPCC and the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) are seeking seasonal boat launch stewards to deliver interpretive invasive species spread prevention messages to boaters on Lake Champlain during the summer of 2022 and to inspect and decontaminate vessels as appropriate.  Boat Launch Stewards will be trained to greet visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarize the public with aquatic invasive species information, enter lake-user information on mobile tablets, and inspect watercraft, trailers, and recreational equipment for aquatic organisms. Stewards will also be trained to conduct hot water high pressure decontaminations as needed and to set up, operate, break down, and properly store the decontamination units. Stewards will be required to work eight-hour days for approximately forty hours per week Thursday through Monday and holidays at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend; weekend work is required. Time off by prior arrangement can...