New England Interstate Water Pollution C

Job Order #: 20421062

Lowell, MA 01854

Part Time

30 hours per week

POSTED 2/12/2024

EXPIRES 5/12/2024

Job Description

Youth and the Environment Program Coordinator- Wastewater Division Intern

Gain valuable experience with program implementation, youth mentorship and environmental education this summer with NEIWPCC, We're seeking two summer interns to serve as coordinators for the Youth and the Environment Program (YEP), which aims to increase environmental awareness and introduce young people to occupations in the water and wastewater industries.

In this role, you will:
-    Supervise and act as a mentor to youths in the program and coordinate work activities alongside wastewater industry professionals.
-    Develop curriculum and lesson plans, organize field trips for environmental programming, and assist with the development of program reports for agency submission.
-    Assist with a variety of projects and activities, including drafting literature, designing social media content, and updating training guides.

Successful candidates will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality, and:
-    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a commitment to equality and inclusion, and the ability to respectfully engaging with a diverse team of collaborators.
-    Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and PowerPoint.
-    Completed at least two years of college coursework with a major in biology, ecology, environmental science, or related field, or be a recent graduate with a bachelor¿s degree.
-    Some understanding of the Spanish Language is preferred.

This is a seasonal NEIWPCC internship based out of NEIWPCC's Headquarters office in Lowell, MA. This position requires frequent day trips throughout either Lowell or Lawrence and North Andover, for which a valid driver's license and access to own transportation is required. This position is not eligible for telework. The position is expected to begin in June and extend through August and would be expected to work 30 hours per week, with some flexibility. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. The anticipated hourly payrate for this position is $16.25.

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume by email to by March 8, 2024. Please reference #24-Lowell-004 in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the positions are filled. A full position description may be viewed at:

NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across shared regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise. Our mission is to advance clean water in the Northeast through collaboration with, and service to, our member states.

NEIWPCC's Diversity Commitment
NEIWPCC is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law. Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate's ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements. This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions. Read more about NEIWPCC's commitment to diversity here:

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