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Internship Opportunities

Friends of Cabin John Creek is looking for talented go-getters who love working for a good cause and learning new skills.  As a FoCJC intern, you will gain valuable hands-on work experience, learn about the challenges and threats facing our watershed and, at the same time, make a difference for the environment.

 

As a small non-profit organization, we have the ability to be flexible and seek interns who are, too.  We are looking for passionate individuals who are responsible and self-motivated, and can work on a team, and help us in our expanding conservation efforts.

 

FoCJC's internship program offers on-the-job training in a variety of  watershed management issues and tasks.  Areas of focus may include support for stormwater management, field science projects, environmental education, event planning, volunteer engagement, data management and analysis, and environmental advocacy.

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Summer 2019 Internship Opportunities

  •     Positions available June to August 2019

  •     Requires a 6- to 8-week commitment of 10-15 hrs/week

  •     A stipend is available to qualified applicants, up to $500, depending on time commitment

  •     Interns work directly with FoCJC staff and volunteers

Interns will work to support and promote watershed health broadly, and stormwater management specifically, and to increase awareness about the Cabin John Creek Watershed.

Requirements

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and independent worker

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, possibly including some weekends

  • Able to do light physical labor outdoors (e.g., rain barrel installation, creek trail hiking/mapping)

  • Available to work 10 - 15 hours/week

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must provide personal computer with Internet access and productive work location

  • Reliable transportation and ability and willingness to travel locally when required

 

If you're interested in an FoCJC Internship, please fill out our Intern Interest Form and send it with a recent resume to tina@cabinjohncreek.org.

Deadline: May 15, 2019

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​FoCJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, class, color, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender, national origin, race, or sexual orientation.