French Broad Water Quality Interns

Position Description:
MountainTrue’s French Broad Riverkeeper and Clean Water team are hiring two French Broad Water Quality Interns for summer 2023. Both French Broad Water Quality Interns will assist our team with a variety of tasks needed to help improve ecosystem health within the French Broad River Basin. We’ll teach on-the-job skills — prior experience is not necessary but is helpful. Examples of tasks include but are not limited to the following:

  • collecting water samples from streams
  • processing water samples in our lab
  • analyzing water sample results
  • data organization/analysis
  • preparing organizational resources
  • research projects based on current program needs


Application deadline: March 30, 2023

Flexible start date: mid-May 2023

Flexible end date: late September 2023

Work schedule: Approximately 15-20 hours per week

Compensation: Mileage will be reimbursed at $0.655 per mile

Location: This position will work with staff in our Asheville office. The samples will be collected throughout the French Broad Watershed.

Including a resume or cover letter is optional. Apply through this form.