Watershed Planning Internship

Time frame: Spring Semester 2016 ( January-May )
Location: Houston, TX

The Texas Coastal Watershed Program (TCWP) will be hiring a graduate student intern for the 2016 spring semester. This is a great opportunity for working experience in watershed planning and community engagement. The intern will assist our office in developing the Highland Bayou Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) and other projects as needed. WPP tasks will involve writing, technical research, spreadsheet analysis, and summaries. Public outreach tasks will involve working with stakeholders and volunteers, event coordination, social media, website updates, and meeting support. A watershed protection plan is a voluntary and community-developed plan for prioritizing activities that will improve the water quality in Highland Bayou.

Graduate students in planning, coastal science, environmental management, environmental science, or geography programs are encouraged to apply. TCWP is a Texas A&M University program working on a range of projects related to town planning, water quality, stormwater, and wetlands. The position will work in our Houston, TX location near NASA. The position will last from January to May with flexible start and end dates. Compensation is hourly, for up to 20 hours per week. Applicants should submit a resume, a 1-page cover letter, and a 3-page (max) writing sample.

Application packets or questions about the positions can be sent to smikulencak@tamu.edu, subject line: watershed internship. The position will be open until filled.

TCWP Website: tcwp.tamu.edu

WPP Website: agrilife.org/highlandbayou/


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