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:
Please send a resume and cover letter expressing your professional interests, skills and experience by email to Juliana Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Education & Volunteer Coordinator
The Watershed Project is searching for an Education and Volunteer Coordinator. This full-time, exempt position supports our mission by coordinating and teaching school-based environmental education programs as well as assisting with community-wide events. Responsibilities include teaching and coordinating K-12 education programs (50%), conducting outreach (25%), and organizing community-wide volunteer events (25%.) To learn more details and how to apply, read the full job announcement here.