2009 intern "Get your hands involved in anything and everything you can. There is so much to learn here."
Dan Grannan "My internship reassured me of my career goals and encouraged me to venture down a career path related to true environmental work."
Internships & Careers
The need for talented and passionate people who are dedicated to environmental careers has never been greater. At The Watershed Project we are proud of our track record training and inspiring the next generation of environmental leaders.
As an intern, you will contribute directly to meaningful and exciting projects, learn new skills, and gain valuable experience working for a well-respected and growing non-profit.
The Watershed Projectís internship program is tailor-made for talented undergraduates, graduates and beginning professionals looking for hands-on work experience and specialized training. It is a great way to test the waters for a career serving the environment.Interns learn about and gain experience in:
Our program gives interns the maximum educational benefit by placing them in positions working under the guidance of our professional staff that fit their professional interests and skill sets. We encourage individuals with a variety of backgrounds to apply. We especially seek interns who have been directly involved in environmental work and have a demonstrated commitment to watershed and community stewardship.
The Watershed Project internships are unpaid; however, we are happy to help you receive academic credit for your work. In some cases, we can certify interns in a variety of EPA protocols.Hours and internship length are flexible to meet your schedule.
All internships are be based out of our office on the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station, located right on the San Francisco Bay.
The Watershed Project reimburses travel expenses to and from project sites.
We are always looking for talented and dedicated individuals with an interest in watershed issues. At the moment, we need:
The Watershed Project is looking for a Development Intern to assist with special events including our annual event in May. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to learn about event planning and implementation, and the fine art of the Ask. The ideal candidate will be wildly enthusiastic and creative with a passion for environmental issues and making the world a better place. The Devo Intern reports to and works closely with the Executive Director, host committees, event planner and will enjoy delectable bites throughout their internship from some of the finest restaurants that San Francisco has on offer. Time Commitment – 10 hours per week. A small stipend will be awarded to the winning candidate with the possibility of an expanded role if funding permits.
Please send a resume and cover letter expressing your professional interests, skills and experience by email to Juliana Gonzalez at email@example.com with "TWP Internship Program" in the subject line, or by regular mail to:The Watershed Project Internship Program
1327 South 46th Street
155 Richmond Field Station
Richmond, CA 94804
The Watershed Project is seeking an accountant/bookkeeper to perform bookkeeping services that include entering accounts payable, cash receipts and payroll into QuickBooks, creating A/P reports, writing checks, financial reports and analysis, filing and organizing of financial data and forms. In addition, there may be other reporting needs tasked by the Executive Director. The initial phase of this contract will be 8–16 hours per week and may be increased as the contract progresses.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered.