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Current Open Positions

Stormwater Intern - urgently needed for Spring 2023 semester!


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Mass Rivers is urgently seeking a current Graduate Student intern for the remainder of the Spring 2023 semester/quarter, from an environmental and/or public policy field. An ideal applicant will have: strong research and writing skills; the ability to work independently and collaboratively; some background knowledge on stormwater management and policy; and a passion for environmental protection. Experience with web design or curriculum development is a plus. Mass Rivers values new and different perspectives; we hope to receive a broad pool of applicants, diverse in all its forms. Please see our organizational statement on equity.


Roles and Responsibilities

The intern will play a key role in implementing Mass Rivers’ stormwater technical assistance curriculum program. The intern will: research a variety of stormwater-related topics and policies, compile available resources, develop training content, contribute to stormwater policy advocacy, populate Mass Rivers’ online stormwater toolkit, and assist with preparation and delivery of training workshops. The intern will gain valuable experience in environmental advocacy, technical assistance, and working in a small non-profit organization. The intern will be supervised by Mass Rivers’ Technical Specialist, Sarah Bower (LinkedIn) but will work with all staff members and some of our member organizations and other external partners during their internship term.

Time and Schedule Availability

Mass Rivers can be flexible on hours worked, within a minimum of 8 hours and maximum of 20 hours per week. Mass Rivers can accommodate a quarter, semester, or summer internship term, from between 10 and 20 weeks; with a minimum of 80 hours over the internship term. Mass Rivers follows a hybrid schedule; staff are currently in office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays . To ensure the best experience for all parties, Mass Rivers prefers interns to join the staff in office at least one day per week. We will gladly accommodate remote work the remaining weekdays.


Project Breakdown

The table below outlines the breakdown of projects that the student will be working on throughout the internship and the estimated hours dedicated to each project. This is meant as a guide, and can be adapted based on the needs of Mass Rivers, and the skills/interests of the intern.










The Intern will be paid $15.00/hour, up to 20 hours per week, for an estimated internship term of between 10 and 20 weeks. Total hours not to exceed 200; total compensation is not to exceed $3,000 (dependent on hours worked). Mass Rivers will gladly complete any necessary documentation for the intern to also receive coursework credit and/or stipends from their educational institution.


Application Process

Please submit resume and cover letter via email to, subject line: Spring Stormwater Internship. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled. 

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