Elizabeth Brown Memorial Summer Internship – ShoreRivers

Hiring Organization:
ShoreRivers

City:
Easton, Maryland

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Application Deadline:
February 28, 2022

Contributions in honor of Elizabeth go toward her legacy of caring for local rivers by supporting the next generation of environmental stewards through the Elizabeth Brown Memorial Internship.

ShoreRivers seeks applicants for an exciting, hands-on summer internship experience in the environmental field, based out of our Easton office. This internship program is supported by the Elizabeth Brown Memorial Fund.

ShoreRivers is a nonprofit organization that protects and restores Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, restoration, and education. With offices in Easton, Chestertown, and Galena Maryland, the organization serves as an advocate for the health of our rivers and the living resources they support. Our programs promote environmental awareness of the essential role local rivers and streams play in the community, the issues that threaten their health and vitality, and solutions that must be implemented to preserve them.

The summer intern will provide programmatic support for our Midshore region and participate in a variety of activities including restoration, water quality monitoring, outreach, and education. By the end of the program the intern will have completed a Maryland boater safety certificate, become familiar with handling a boat, gained experience and training in scientific water quality monitoring equipment and protocols, and developed a variety of other skills and experiences.

PROGRAM LOGISTICS

  • Location: Virtual or in the field in the Choptank, Miles, Wye, or Eastern Bay watersheds, with occasional travel throughout the ShoreRivers region

  • Dates: Minimum of 10 weeks between May and August; start and end dates and vacation days are flexible

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30; with occasional evening and weekend work

  • Stipend: $2,000 provided by the Elizabeth Brown Memorial Fund

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  • APPLICATION PROCESS

    Please send a resume and cover letter to Ann Frock, OfficeKeeper, at afrock@shorerivers.org no later than February 28, 2022. Before applying, please visit ShoreRivers.org to learn more about our organization and our programs.

    Interviews will be conducted by Zoom in February and March and an intern will be selected and notified no later than March 15, 2022.

      ShoreRivers believes that swimmable, fishable, clean, and safe rivers are for everyone in our communities. ShoreRivers is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants.