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Dec 22 / BARD CEP

Water Quality Data Intern, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Organization: Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Position Title: Water Quality Data Intern

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: The position requires up to 37.5 hours Monday through Friday;  $11.22 – $14.28 (per hour)

Application Deadline: Rolling

Description: The MWRA Environmental Quality Department is seeking a Harbor Water Quality Data Intern to provide technical support to MWRA’s harbor monitoring and NPDES projects. Works under the supervision of a Program Manager.


– Conduct literature searches in water quality monitoring and laboratory methods

– Assist in review and entry of harbor monitoring data.

– Review and prepare harbor and beach water quality data for entry into MWRA’s Oracle database.

– Assist in developing and posting harbor water quality factsheets on MWRA’s website.

– Graphical analysis of harbor data.

– Assist with preparation and submission of reports on wastewater quality

– Test and evaluate data reporting applications.


– College science or engineering major.

– Proficiency with Microsoft Access and Excel and working knowledge of Crystal Reports preferred. Experience with relational database management systems strongly preferred.

– Some familiarity with statistics and GIS preferred.

– Ability to learn software for putting results on internet.

– Good communication skills required.

How to Apply: Applications are available online at or from the Human Resources Department. Please submit a completed application along with a copy of your resume to:

Vivienne L. Wright, Employment Manager

Massachusetts Water Resources

100 First Avenue

Boston, MA 02129

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