Jobs, Internships & Fellowships

Community Science Educator

The Community Science Educator will support the Gowanus Canal Conservancy’s (GCC) water quality testing program. Serving as the lead instructor for middle and high school groups, the Educator is supported by the GCC Engagement Manager, GCC Programs & Education Director, and interns and volunteers to carry out the program. This program may be conducted in person, virtually, or a combination of both during Fall 2021, contingent on school field trip policies and the needs of participating teachers. 

This is a part-time, seasonal position, which pays $25 an hour for an average of 10-15 hours per week. This position starts September 1st and ends December 15th. All administrative work and meetings can take place remotely and with flexible hours. 

Read the full position description here and send your resume and a cover letter to: education@gowanuscanalconservancy.org. Include your schedule and weekday availability. The deadline to apply is August 20, 2021.

Community Science Intern/Volunteer

The Community Science Interns and/or Volunteers will assist with our Community Science water quality testing program. Each intern/volunteer will work with small groups of middle/high school students (3-5 students) from October 1 – December 10th up to two times per week from 9am – 1pm (days TBD) and will be responsible for helping prep, clean up, and assist in teaching during each 90 minute program. The number of person field trips will be contingent on school field trip policies and the needs of participating teachers. This is an unpaid position. GCC will work with academic institutions as needed for internship or volunteer credit.

Read the full position description here and submit your resume and cover letter to education@gowanuscanalconservancy.org. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2021.