Hydrogeology Intern


Part-time, Internship
This is not a summer internship. Year round part time internship, as qualified.
Provide assistance in the Hydrogeology Department to hydrogeologists, engineers, and GIS/database specialists. The tasks include measuring weekly and quarterly water levels, install, download, and maintain pressure transducers (data loggers), digitize geophysical logs and geologic cross sections. Review and approve groundwater quality data, create and update water level hydrographs, maintain and clean field equipment and vehicles. Organize incoming new well data for entry into data base (coding). General clerical work such as data entry and filing. Over seeing well drilling, logging boreholes, and well development, and collecting groundwater samples for laboratory analysis.
Typical Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS:
Current enrollment in college working towards a Bachelor's degree in Geology or Environmental Science. Basic knowledge of chemistry, fundamental math skills, ability to work both outdoors and in doors.
Supplemental Information: Internships are to provide meaningful training and work experience for college students pursuing academic studies related to the District's mission and goals. Interns must submit proof of full time enrollment, class schedules and grades each semester/quarter. Interns are not eligible for employee benefits with the exception of required sick leave benefits. Interns are at will, and can be terminated at the discretion of the Department Manager with or without cause and with or without prior notice.
#1 - Interns must be currently enrolled full time (Fall/Spring) in an accredited bachelor or graduate program related to this field.
#2 - Interns must have at least one year remaining in school.
(You will not be considered if you do not meet the criteria for both #1 & #2 above)
  • You must provide a cover letter with your expected graduation date, your hours available to work (must be available 16 – 25 hours per week) and please explain how your schooling relates to this internship. You must also provide a copy of your current class schedule that includes units.

Hourly Rate: $12.00 per hour

A valid California driver's license and proof of automobile insurance is required.
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number apply.