NEIWPCC

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.

Mar 11, 2024
Internship- Paid
NEIWPCC Grand Isle, VT, USA
We are seeking one or two creative and enthusiastic stewards to assist with education and outreach activities with the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) during the summer of 2024.  Stewards will: Be an educational resource to children and adults within the Resource Room with the goal of helping the public better understand Lake Champlain and the opportunities for community involvement. 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.  Discuss a variety of watershed concerns with the public and provide resources for getting involved or changing behavior to benefit the watershed.  Successful candidates will be reliable, punctual, and should have solid communication skills and attention to detail. Completion of at least two years of college preferred. Coursework or demonstrated interest in Lake...
Mar 11, 2024
Internship- Paid
NEIWPCC Providence, RI, USA
Seeking a seasonal intern to assist with invasive species prevention activities during the summer of 2024. This is a great opportunity to learn how to coordinate and engage volunteers around solving environmental challenges in Rhode Island. What You’ll Do As an intern for NEIWPCC, you’ll work alongside full-time staff to assist with the implementation of a community-based habitat restoration project focused on the removal of water chestnut in the Blackstone and Ten Mile Watersheds. You will: Coordinate water chestnut pulling events by recruiting and training volunteers, tracking volunteer data, and maintaining materials and supplies.  Produce informational materials and develop social media posts for the project, and act as a liaison between state and municipal partners. Assist with permitting requirements. What You Bring The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. Ideally the candidate will be a high school...
Mar 08, 2024
Internship- Paid
NEIWPCC Stamford, CT, USA
Spend your summer providing writing and publishing assistance with the goal of increasing public engagement around Long Island Sound environmental initiatives and coastal water concerns. In this internship, you’ll assist NEIWPCC with the implementation of the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) Communications, Outreach and Engagement (COE) Plan by: Writing articles and featuring Long Island Sound Futures Fund projects in Connecticut and New York. Contributing to LISS’s various online communications channels, assisting with the Living Shoreline Projects interactive map and webpages, and performing web updates.  Supporting the development of public engagement content, participating in occasional site visits to conduct research and capture photo or video, and providing additional programmatic communications support. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer who is excited about communicating how science and management can help sustain and protect the urban waterway...