Water Quality Monitoring Intern

Posted: March 10, 2023

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization is hiring a Water Quality Monitoring Intern. This position provides assistance to environmental scientists, water resources specialists and the water resources director to carry out the activities of the water resource monitoring program.

  • Installing, operating, and maintaining monitoring equipment in the field;
  • Monitoring stormwater discharge at key outlets to the Mississippi River and main stem Mississippi River;
  • Collecting water quality samples for stormwater monitoring;
  • Collecting water quality samples for bacteria sampling from main stem Mississippi River and stormwater outfalls;
  • Sampling ponds, wetlands, and best management practices;
  • Coordinating with analytical laboratories for equipment supply and sample drop-off or pick-up;
  • Recording the monitoring data regularly and accurately in the database for water quality analysis; and
  • Carrying out monitoring of the main stem Mississippi for River Mixing Study.

Full Position Description (PDF, 0.1 MB, 5 pages)

The MWMO is committed to providing a well-rounded experience to its interns. Interns have ample opportunities to network and learn about all areas of MWMO’s work during their employment.

To Apply

Please submit your completed MWMO Employment Application Form, along with your resume, cover letter and unofficial grade transcripts.

Applications are due by Sunday, March 26, 2023.