|Date Opened||2/21/2020 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.
Analytical Laboratory Intern
Monitoring and Research
Calumet Water Reclamation Plant 400 East 130th Street Chicago, IL 60628
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (District) is in search of a current college student seeking an internship opportunity in the Monitoring & Research Department’s Analytical Laboratory. The intern will have the opportunity to work directly with Environmental Chemists in an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) accredited laboratory analyzing wastewater samples following standard operating procedures. The intern may learn the common analyses performed in environmental laboratories which could potentially include suspended solids, total solids, pH, alkalinity, nutrient analyses and mercury. The intern will also be provided instruction and experience the practical application regarding the operation of laboratory instrumentation for analysis and how to acquire Demonstration of Capabilities (DOCs). While enhancing their current skill set, the prospective intern will gain valuable experience understanding the how a large laboratory operates, how to maximize productivity, and how the laboratory functions within District operations.
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, class instructor or Internship Coordinator.
Applicants must be a current graduate or undergraduate student seeking a degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or a related field. General knowledge of basic laboratory activities and safety procedures is preferred.
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