Shenango River Watchers is a 501(c)(3)non-profit watershed group formed to restore and protect the environmental, scenic, and recreational attributes of the Shenango River Watershed. Working together, our members, volunteers and donors have made SRW an award-winning organization. Our projects include environmental education, river and aquatic life research, cleanup and recycling as well as creating recreational opportunities.
Shenango River Watchers has a variety of internship opportunities available including, but not limited to: environmental education, research, grant writing, non-profit business administration, marketing, and social media.
Full or Part Time internships available
Full Time: 20 – 30 Hours/ Week
Part Time: Up to 20 Hours/ Week
All internships are eligible for academic credit with school approval.
Environmental Education: Interns will develop and implement environmental education workshops and lesson plans using available resources.
GIS: Interns will use ArcGIS to create maps of the Shenango River Watershed, the Upper Shenango River Water Trail, the Shenango Hiking Trail, or other projects that may need attention.
Research: Interns have the option to create and execute their own research projects related to SRW’s mission, or join our research committee in their annual summer research.
Grant Writing: Interns will assess SRW funding needs, seek out funding sources, and pursue grants under the supervision of SRW grant writers.
Non-profit Organization Administration: Interns will work with database management, create and implement organizational strategies, review operating costs and suggest alternative, cost saving measures. Perform administrative duties ie. answering phones, entering data into a record keeping system, process paperwork as necessary, develop organizational strategies.
Marketing & Social Media: Interns will create marketing campaigns for various organization events and donation drives, and implement those campaigns through various networks and platforms.
Qualifications: Pursuing BA or BS.
Prefer GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Prefer junior or senior, but will consider other class levels.
An interest in environmental protection and outdoor recreation.
Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.