|Date Opened||1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Close Date||Open Continuous|
|Salary||$15.00 an hour|
MWRD's Internship Program offers paid internship positions. While the main focus is on wastewater management, there are opportunities to gain knowledge and practical experience in a wide range of functions in each department.
Paid interns are limited to 119 working days per calendar year and receive $15.00 per hour. They do not receive benefits or paid days off.
Candidates are required to submit the Online Internship Application, submit a cover letter and letter of recommendation through MWRD’s Online Employment Center.
Questions regarding the internship program may be directed to MWRDInternships@mwrd.org.
Environmental Sustainability Intern
Board of Commissioners
Main Office Building
100 East Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is in search of a current student seeking an internship opportunity in the Office of the Board of Commissioners. The prospective intern will gain experience in conducting research and reading reports concerning sustainable measures and the wastewater industry. Interns will also learn how policy and environmental issues are developed and impact constituents of the District’s service area. By the conclusion of this internship, the interns may be required to present final work and communicate the role of the Board of Commissioners to the District staff.
Rate of Pay:
This is a paid internship at $15.00/hr.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Applicants must have a current residence in Cook County, IL; be a citizen or national of the U.S., an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an individual otherwise legally authorized to work in the U.S.; and must obtain a referral letter from current school’s class instructor or Internship Coordinator.
Applicants must be a current graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in biology or Environmental Sustainability.
Suggested coursework includes: Organic Chemistry, Political Science, Environmental Justice, and Biodiversity.
Click on a link below to apply for this position:
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