The Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) seeks a GIS Intern to assist in a number of scientific studies on contaminated sediments and water quality from February 1 through June 1.
The GIS Intern will develop and analyze spatial data related to water quality, drainage basins, green infrastructure, sediment contamination and demographics within the Mystic River Watershed. Experience with ArcGIS software is required.
Interns will learn about efforts that a watershed association undertakes to advocate for water quality improvements. The intern must be able to work independently and as a team. This is a part-time position that requires a commitment of two to three days a week during the Monday through Friday work week.
An interest in science, the environment and advocacy is encouraged.
Exact dates can be flexible depending on the candidate. This is an unpaid position.
Since 1972, MyRWA has played a unique role in the whole of the watershed by its science, advocacy, and outreach efforts. 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.
If interested, please send your resume to WQInternship@MysticRiver.org. No phone calls please.
For more information about the Mystic River Watershed Association please seewww.mysticriver.org.
Deadline for application: January 11, 2013