HCSWCD Student Intern

October 26, 2018 12:21 PM | Anonymous member

Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District 

Seasonal Intern/Coop Position


Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District has one temporary position available. This position is for 15-20 hrs/week for a maximum of 360 hours. Position date between January 7 - May 10, 2019. This position must be part of the student’s co-op/internship class in which students are currently enrolled.

Duties Include:

Assist in presenting watershed programs to high school students as part of the Caring For Our Watersheds competition

Help high school students develop ideas and give feedback on proposals for watershed contest

Assist in judging proposals and inputting judges’ scores

Work with outside organizations to collaborate, mentor & plan projects with students

Possibly provide public education presentations

Assist in planning final competition at Cincinnati Zoo with over 100 attendees

Data entry for major projects

Other duties as assigned

Skill required:

Currently taking coursework to attain or possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental sciences, engineering, education or other related field. This experience must be credited as co-op or work experience by current advisor or professor

A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to soil & water

A direct working knowledge of watersheds and how humans can impact them

Knowledge of the USEPA - NPDES Phase II Storm Water Regulations preferred

Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences

Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office - particularly Microsoft Excel

Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members

Ability to lift at least 25 lbs

Be available on some weekends and evenings

Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

Transcripts and writing samples should be provided upon request.

Hourly salary - $12.00.                 

Deadline for application - November 16, 2018.

Send resume, cover letter and references to:   

Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District

Attn: Gwen Z Roth, Education Specialist

1325 E Kemper Road #115, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246




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