Intern steve mohapp (ursinus 2017) spraying trees to prevent deer browse. 

Intern steve mohapp (ursinus 2017) spraying trees to prevent deer browse. 

Intern with PWC 

“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 internship experience in conservation, media, and educational outreach. Current opportunities to intern with PWC are listed below.   

Conservation Internship, Fall 2016 (STARTING September 2016)

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

This position has been filled.

Conservation Internship, Summer 2016 (STARTING May 2016)

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 10 week, 30 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 

This position has been filled.