|Date Opened||2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Close Date||Open Continuous|
|Salary||$15.00 an hour|
John E. Egan WRP
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 - Egan
Monitoring and Research
Egan Analytical Laboratory
550 South Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
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 Division. 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 is expected to learn quality assurance/quality control requirements of analyses, reporting data, and the proper sample handling procedure from receipt to disposal utilizing the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). While enhancing their current skill set, the prospective intern will gain valuable experience understanding 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 another science degree. General knowledge of laboratory practices and safety procedures preferred.
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