Ecosystems Center Paid Internship

Applications for this internship are currently closed.

The MBL Ecosystems Center is seeking an intern who can commit to work 11 weeks during the period June 5-August 26, 2022 on water quality issues in coastal ponds and estuaries. The intern will assist with research on response of a pond to nutrient mitigation and remediation resulting from wastewater diversion.

The ideal applicant will have completed their third year of college or be a newly graduated college senior.

Duties will include assisting with field work, including measurements of water flow and exchange between a coastal pond and Vineyard Sound. Intern will also assist with deployment of field gear as well as sample collection and measurement of nutrient chemistry in surface water and groundwater. Knowledge of basic college level chemistry and some experience in limnology / oceanography is required. Knowledge of Excel and data analysis is helpful. Driving license required. Applicants should be comfortable in small boats and driving large vans or pickup trucks.

Stipend and Housing Allowance provided.