Internship Youth and the Environment Program (YEP) Coordinator/Wastewater Division Intern
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a summer intern to coordinate its EPA-funded Youth in the Environment Program (YEP), as well as other NEIWPCC Wastewater Division projects in Lowell, MA.
By offering summer employment with hands-on experience, YEP encourages disadvantaged inner city students to develop interests in the environment and potential environmental careers. The YEP Coordinator is an important component of the program. The Youth and the Environment Coordinator will work under the general supervision of the Director of Wastewater & Onsite Programs at NEIWPCC to coordinate logistics for the youth summer job program, develop lesson plans for the afternoon session, coordinate periodic environmental field trips, and coordinate transportation of the students to the wastewater treatment plant every morning. In addition to the YEP, the intern will also support our Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Training program and the Massachusetts Title 5 Soil Evaluator Certification training program.
The successful candidate must have a minimum of 2 years towards a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, or closely related field. Candidate will be expected to work 30 hours per week, with some flexibility; position anticipated to begin mid-May and to extend through the summer.