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Internship Opportunities

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), a federal-interstate water resource management agency, currently has two internship opportunities for the summer 2020. Please check back regarding additional opportunities.

Basin Outreach Interns

Position Title: Basin Outreach Intern

Branch: External Affairs & Communications

Supervised By: Director, External Affairs & Communications

Start/End Date: Negotiable, but ~mid-May to ~mid-August, 2020

Compensation: $11/hour


This full-time (37.5 hours/week) position coordinates, collaborates and conducts outreach events throughout the Delaware River Basin, including, but not limited to, community meetings, presentations, activities, field marketing events, projects, etc.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Securing event locations and ensuring appropriate site positioning and set up of appropriate displays.
  • Maintain event calendar: secure event locations and handle event requests.
  • Represents DRBC to public audiences while executing public education/awareness programs about the Delaware River Basin.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned. 


General: The qualified candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; have the ability to effectively work using email, schedule, spreadsheets, presentation & design software and social media; possess the ability to design, organize and facilitate educational outreach meetings; the ability work evening events and weekend programs as needed; be detail oriented; be highly organized and flexible; be able to multitask and meet changing deadlines; be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision; have the ability to work well independently and as part of a team; have an interest in and sensitivity toward working with diverse populations; and have an interest in science and the environment.


  • College/University student - Rising Junior or Rising Senior, with an interest in communications and science. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Strong social media skills.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 – 55 pounds, as well as stand for prolonged periods.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.


Send resume via email to: jobs@drbc.gov

Deadline to apply: 5 p.m., Friday, April 17, 2020

 Applicant must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States