Swim Guide Sampler

We are seeking three individuals that love to drive & have a passion for swimmable waters to lead one of three Swim Guide Routes. This position will require avalibility on Thursdays from 9-5. 


This internship is unpaid, but we are happy to help with any documentation needed for you to receive class credit. We also offer a weekly meal allowance + reimbursement of mileage on vehicle (about .54/mile). All applications are due by Monday, April 1st. However, interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.  


Training for summer Interns will be held at Camp Cosby, April 12th-13th. YOU MUST ATTEND THIS TRAINING. 


Forming professional relationships was a very enjoyable experience for me. Also getting to travel around the river trying to make a difference every week was awesome.

Summer 2018 Swim Guide Intern

Responsibilities: 

  • Driving up to 300 miles in a day, with intermittent stops 
  • Input data into spreadsheet 
  • Prepare cooler with all supplies needed for a successful trip 
  • Participate in outreach events at local restaurants
  • Research & write Blog Posts relating to swimmable waters

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to lift and carry cooler of ice, and bend over to collect samples up to 30 times per day
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Willingness to drive their own car up to 400 miles per week to collect samples (mileage is reimbursed at a rate of approximately $0.54/mile and weekly mileage typically be 200 miles per week

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