Water Quality Specialist Internships
6-month Internships (3 openings) specializing in water quality monitoring
and assessment of the Ohio River available with the Ohio River Valley Water
Internship Period: May through October with some flexibility possible.
Salary: $1,750 per month, no benefits, paid holidays.
Location: Cincinnati, OH with travel throughout the Ohio
The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission is an interstate water
pollution control agency for the Ohio River. It currently has a program to
monitor the entire Ohio River for bacteria to evaluate the suitability of
the river for contact recreation, and to support state and US EPA programs
to develop total maximum daily loads as required under the federal Clean
Boat water quality surveys in combination with mobile laboratory bacteria
analyses are conducted over a fifteen week period from June through October,
to complete five longitudinal surveys of the entire Ohio River. In
addition, field preparation and data handling and analysis will be required.
Interns may assist in conducting recreational use/boater surveys of the Ohio
River, as well as other water quality surveys of algae, dissolved metals and
dissolved oxygen/temperature profiling.
Current college enrollment or graduate in an environmental or science
curriculum. Ability to travel extensively. Valid drivers license. Ability
to spend extended daytime hours on a boat. Moderate physical requirements.
Ability to work well with a team in the field.
ORSANCO offers a flexible work environment and the opportunity to gain
valuable experience in environmental monitoring and assessment, and
networking with local, state, federal, and private environmental
Please Contact: Jason Heath or Sam Dinkins
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