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Environmental Soil Science Intern - Fulton County

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Chicago

AI generated summary

  • You need to be enrolled in a related degree program, have basic computer skills, attention to detail, good communication, and be eligible to work in the U.S. within Fulton County.
  • You will assist with field sampling and measurements for various research studies at the Fulton County site, including biosolids, fertilizer, cover crops, bioreactors, and drainage water. You will learn research operations, data entry, and report writing skills.

Off-cycle Internship

Science•Chicago

Description

  • The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is seeking an intern in the Monitoring and Research Department. 

Requirements

  • Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
  • General computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written communication skills
  • Educational Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in a degree seeking program majoring in Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Agricultural Business.
  • Has successfully complete one year of college courses.
  • Required Documents:
  • Letter of recommendation from a class instructor, professor, or Internship Coordinator from current school or university.
  • Cover letter stating interest in position.
  • Resume.
  • Eligibility Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program in an accredited college or university and will be enrolled in the 2024/2025 school year.
  • Permanent residency within the territorial boundaries of the MWRD (students may attend school outside the territorial boundaries).
  • You must be a citizen or national of the United States, or an individual who is otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • The intern will work with District staff, primarily on biosolids and Nutrient Loss Reduction Research at the District's Fulton County site. The intern will be involved in field sampling and measurements at the varying research studies, including biosolids and struvite fertilizer studies, cover crops, bioreactors, and drainage water studies. The intern will learn research operations in the field and obtain skills regarding the use and maintenance of sampling equipment.
  • Other duties will include entering data in spreadsheets and generating a report, which the intern will present to District staff after the internship. This will help the intern gain computer, data processing, and technical writing skills.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Chicago