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Internship Opportunity

Get involved in groundwater protection and education and join our team as an intern! We are looking for an individual who is passionate about one of Earth’s most vital natural resources – groundwater! As an intern at the Groundwater Foundation, you will gain meaningful experience working in the environmental education and protection field.

Major Responsibilities
The primary focus of the intern will include, but not be limited to, assisting with the implementation of groundwater education and protection programs. Duties will include:

  • Assist in coordination of educator training sessions
  • Assist in delivery of educator training sessions
  • Assist in revision of groundwater education materials
  • Assist in coordination and execution of extra-curricular events
  • Assist in coordination of mentorship opportunities
  • Assist in program and event evaluation
  • Assist with public outreach of programs
  • Assist in preparation of program reports, presentations, etc.
  • Assist in event preparation and cleanup

Required Qualifications

  • Current (or recent) student in School of Natural Resources/Environmental Studies or related field of study
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate with a team
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Strong work ethic
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office required, Adobe InDesign preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Willingness to perform menial tasks (i.e. organizing event supplies, cleaning up demonstration kits, etc.)
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Enthusiasm and passion for groundwater!

Other Details

  • Preferred commitment of approximately 20 hours/week during academic semester and up to 30 during summer, but we are willing to work with the right person
  • Compensation: $10/hour How to Apply

To apply for this internship, please submit a cover letter and a resume to info@groundwater.org by May 11, 2020 (deadline extended).

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Groundwater Foundation has extended the application deadline and will reassess the timeline as new information becomes available and responses are announced.


Mentorships

Mentorships are available for Nebraska high school students. These mentorships are half- or full-day experiences for high school students to learn from and shadow a local groundwater or drinking water expert. Experiences will vary depending on the student's location and matched mentor, but all students will gain a better understanding of careers in the groundwater industry. To apply, fill out an application or inquire at info@groundwater.org.

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