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2019 Summer Traffic Technicians

Cape Cod Commission

The Cape Cod Commission is a Regional Land Use Planning and Regulatory Agency as well as a Metropolitan Planning Organization, serving the County of Barnstable, Massachusetts and the fifteen communities therein. The Transportation Program is seeking up to three qualified undergraduate or graduate students to work as Summer Traffic Technicians to implement the County’s Summer Traffic Counting Program.

The Positions will:

  • Begin late-May 2019 and end late August 2019;
  • Be part-time positions, not to exceed 37.5 hours per week;
  • Offer $16 per hour of work.
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STEM Education Program Intern

Cape Cod Regional STEM Network

Assist the Director and Events Coordinator with projects to support K-12 STEM education programs.

The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network brings together educators, school districts, business and industry partners, and community members who share a commitment to inspiring and supporting young people’s interest and achievement in STEM learning and careers.

We’re building a vibrant STEM learning community, with the skills to excel at school and in the world of work. We are an informal network, welcoming all who share this vision to join us.


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NMLC Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Environmental Education Internship

National Marine Life Center

Animal Care Responsibilities: Depending on need and case load, interns will assist with the care of the NMLC rehabilitation patients including seals, sea turtles, and freshwater turtles. Animal Care duties will include animal restraint; cleaning; disinfecting tanks, equipment, and environmental enrichment devices; diet preparation; administering feeds (including tube feeding); record keeping; facility maintenance; and water quality testing. Interns will also assist animal care staff with medical procedures, admission exams, animal necropsies, and release events.

Education Responsibilities: Interns will assist with environmental education programs, including on-site programs, off-site programs, fairs, and festivals. Interns will assist in giving public presentations to guests of NMLC and educate them on marine animals and conservation. Interns will assist in the gift shop, assist with various office projects, create displays for the Discovery Center, and help create lesson plans and activities that are aligned with the Massachusetts State Frameworks.

Other Responsibilities: At the end of the internship, the intern will present feedback regarding their internship to the staff, volunteers, and members of the public. Each intern will also be assigned a weekly chore to assist with the upkeep of the facility and equipment, and will be required to attend regularly scheduled intern meetings.

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Assistant Marine Educator Internship

Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids, Inc. (OPAK)

Do you have a strong passion for the ocean, the arts or education (how about all of the above?) and a will to share that love with others? OPAK is offering Assistant Marine Educator Internship Positions to local students in their Junior and Senior years of High School, as well as, College Students. The position includes assisting the education staff, being a group leader and helping with daily classroom set up! Applicants MUST be able to work with students ages 6-14, be adaptable, have a wiliness to learn and a strong attention to detail. If interested click below to apply! Position is available for June-August of 2019 and is unpaid and part time (school credit might be possible).

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Civil Drafting Internship

GHD

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics. Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

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Civil Drafter

GHD

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to private and public sector clients across five continents. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10000 people delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics. Committed to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural and social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

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Water Quality Monitoring Assistant

Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Waquoit Bay Research Foundation seeks a part-time assistant to help with several water quality monitoring programs. Funding is provided by an EPA Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Grant. The project involves many partners and aims to develop a regional-scale, online water quality database in combination with an automated interpretive tool for Cape Cod towns to 1) track changes in their estuarine health and 2) assess the success of current and future nitrogen mitigation techniques.

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Marine Education Intern

The Center for Coastal Studies

The Center for Coastal Studies is a non-profit organization dedicated to conducting scientific research with emphasis on marine mammals of the western North Atlantic and on the coastal and marine habitats and resources of the Gulf of Maine. CCS has been conducting research and marine and coastal educational programs on Cape Cod for 42 years.

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Conservation Agent

Town of Barnstable

Provide technical assistance to the Conservation Commission in enforcing the provisions of conservation and wetlands protection laws and regulations.

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NMLC's MAR & Environmental Education Internship

The National Marine Life Center

National Marine Life Center's Marine Animal Rehabilitation & Environmental Education Internship. The National Marine Life Center (NMLC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitating and releasing stranded marine mammals and sea turtles in order to advance science and education in marine wildlife health and conservation.

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Harbor Assessment

Cape Cod Commission

The Cape Cod Commission is seeking interns to help complete an assessment of harbors in the four towns of Provincetown, Chatham, Dennis, and Falmouth. The project will identify and, where possible, quantify the infrastructure and various economic activities associated with harbors on Cape Cod relative to the costs of maintaining the harbors. This information will be used to assess threats to harbor viability and identify the net benefits of continued operations. The goal is to develop an assessment methodology that can be deployed more widely, leading to improved harbor planning and the long-term viability of the region’s harbors.

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