The Watershed Center is recruiting for two summer interns: Water Quality Advocacy Intern and Community Engagement Intern. Additional details are listed below. Application for Internship form.

Water Quality Advocacy Intern: The Water Quality Advocacy Intern will support a range of activities furthering The Watershed Center’s mission to advocate for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and act to protect and preserve its watershed. S/he is responsible for supporting the Grand Traverse BAYKEEPER® advocacy program, which includes developing educational messaging, cultivating citizen advocates, evaluating previous advocacy efforts, assessing water quality threats, and prioritizing advocacy efforts.  Top issue advocacy priorities include on-site stormwater management, natural shoreline and wetland protection, invasive species prevention and control, and preserving riparian vegetation. This position requires a strong interest in water quality protection, public policy, and grassroots environmental advocacy.

Read the Water Quality Advocacy Internship job description. Please email application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for this position to Grand Traverse BAYKEEPER® Heather Smith at hsmith@gtbay.org. Application materials must be received no later than 5:00pm EST by Friday, March 2, 2018.

Community Engagement Intern: The Community Engagement intern will support a range of marketing, communication, and fundraising activities related to the Swim for Grand Traverse Bay (Swim), which helps further The Watershed Center’s mission to advocate for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and act to protect and preserve its watershed. S/he is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Community Engagement as she plans for and executes the third annual Swim, scheduled for August 11. This position requires a genuine enthusiasm for The Watershed Center’s mission and the ability to project that enthusiasm to others. Strong attention to detail as well as interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with and build trust and confidence among our audiences.

Read the Community Engagement Internship job description. Please email application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for this position to Director of Community Engagement, Shelli DiFranco, at sdifranco@gtbay.org Application materials must be received no later than 5:00pm EST on Thursday, March 1.

 

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