Have you ever wanted to explore our Bay ecosystems? Dive into environmental education? Don waders and engage in citizen science and oyster restoration? Our Wild Oyster internship is an incredible opportunity to get your feet wet and learn about exciting environmental careers, working alongside talented environmental professionals.
Wild Oysters interns will have the opportunity to support both the The Watershed Project’s successful Wild Oysters education program and our Wild Shorelines restoration project. Interns will participate in:
- Citizen science during oyster monitoring events
- High school and middle school lesson preparation and delivery
- Field trips to Point Pinole oyster reef
- The Watershed Project events, such as festivals and Richmond Greenway workdays
Gain valuable, hands-on experience with a local nonprofit, and join our team of passionate scientists, educators and community organizers. Interns are critical to our organization, and our staff will work with your interests and talents to make your internship as meaningful as possible. Our interns have gone on to build on the skills they learned with The Watershed Project to careers and education in environmental science, planning, health, marine science, community organizing, nonprofit management, and more!
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter expressing your interests, skills and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Wild Oysters Internship” in the subject line. Please apply by December 15, 2017. Hours and internship length are flexible to meet different schedules. The Watershed Project internships are unpaid.