Peconic Baykeeper, an East End nonprofit that advocates for Long Island’s clean water, is looking for an upper-level undergraduate student or recent college graduate with a focus in biological or environmental science to work as a paid intern in the 2021 field season.
According to an announcement from the organization, the intern will focus on assisting with Peconic Baykeeper’s Community Oyster Garden Program, weekly water quality testing, educational programming, pollution patrol, biological monitoring, and social media outreach.
Those interested can email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by March 1. Peconic Baykeeper prefers that applicants have experience operating a watercraft and be comfortable on the water.
Based out of the organization’s Hampton Bays office, the seasonal position runs from June to August 2021 for 15 to 20 hours per week at $15 an hour. More information is available at peconicbaykeeper.org.