Clean Ocean Action

Marine Water Quality Internship

The Marine Water Quality Intern primarily works on COA’s Rally for the Waterways Program. This unique collaboration focuses on tracking down sources of bacterial pollution and facilitating solutions to reduce nonpoint source runoff in the watershed. This initiative includes a volunteer-based citizen science bacteria source track down program, outreach, education, and community engagement to fix the nonpoint source runoff contamination in the Navesink, Shrewsbury and Deal Lake watersheds. The Marine Water Quality Intern will work on coordinating and implementing various aspects of these innovative programs, which includes working with state officials at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). 

The summer internship is a full-time position and is located at COA’s office within the Gateway National Recreation Area—Sandy Hook, NJ.  It is essential to the success of the program and the overall internship that the applicant lives within close proximity to the office. No housing or transportation is provided.  Office hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday – Friday.  Monthly stipend and travel expenses (excluding commuting) are paid.  College credit (arranged by the student with the university/college) is available.  Start date is as early in May as possible and end date is as late in August as possible.

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