|Date Opened||1/28/2020 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.
Environmental Soil Sciences Intern - SWRP
Monitoring and Research
Stickney Water Reclamation Plant
6001 West Pershing Road
Cicero, IL 60804
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is in search of a current college student seeking an internship opportunity in the Monitoring & Research Department. The Biosolids Section conducts research to build on the District's existing expertise and further the District's leadership in beneficial biosolids re-use. The intern will collaborate with District scientists and technical staff to address essential knowledge gaps in the current understanding of how biosolids applications impact microbial community structure and ecosystem function. The intern will gain experience in sample processing and analysis, generating and entering data, conducting statistical analyses, and producing data visualizations and reports that she or he will present at the end of the internship program.
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, environmental science, or a related discipline. Previous laboratory experience and familiarity with data entry and analysis software is beneficial.
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