“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”
- Benjamin Franklin

The Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy is dedicated to educating the community. That is why we are proud to offer Summer, Spring, and Fall internships for students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in conservation, media, and educational outreach. Current opportunities to intern with PWC are listed below.   

 

Conservation Internship, Summer 2018
 

PWC is offering summer internships for sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate students majoring in Environmental or Biological Sciences.  Interns will assist the Conservation Coordinator with a variety of projects including invasive European water chestnut removal, past project maintenance, stormwater management, native plantings and other grant projects.

This is an intensive and physically demanding 10 week, 15 hours/week program where interns will be given the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the field of conservation, restoration ecology, invasive species management and environmental education. Interns must live locally and have a reliable form of transportation.

  • We are seeking candidates with:
    • A love of the outdoors!
    • The desire for hands-on outdoor field work experience 
    • The ability to work independently 
    • A strong work ethic 

 

Conservation Internship, Fall 2017
(STARTING September 2017)

PWC is offering fall internships for sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate students majoring in Environmental or Biological Sciences. Interns will assist the Conservation Coordinator with a variety of projects including past project maintenance, stormwater management, native plantings, stream clean-up and other grant projects.

This is an intensive and physically demanding 10 week, 15 hours/week program where interns will be given the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the field of conservation, restoration ecology, invasive species management and environmental education. Interns must live locally and have a reliable form of transportation.

 We are seeking candidates with:

  • A love of the outdoors!
  • The desire for hands-on outdoor field work experience 
  • The ability to work independently and with others 
  • A strong work ethic

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to jkemper@perkiomenwatershed.org

 

 
PWC Conservation intern, Evan removes water chestnut at Ruth's Pond (2016)

PWC Conservation intern, Evan removes water chestnut at Ruth's Pond (2016)

 
Intern Steve Mohapp (Ursinus 2017) spraying trees to prevent deer browse. 

Intern Steve Mohapp (Ursinus 2017) spraying trees to prevent deer browse.