Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Internships2019-06-05T17:20:05-04:00


Interested candidates should submit a resume, references, and writing samples with a cover letter addressing the candidate’s personal goals and interests, as well as his or her experience and interest in working for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.

Specific instructions and required application materials are listed under each internship opportunity.


Through the internship program, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper brings students (typically college) and graduates at all levels to our office, where they can work side-by-side with knowledgeable professionals. Interns will receive valuable real world and professional experience and will be an essential asset to CRK’s vital work.

We offer internship opportunities in all areas of our work including legal, water monitoring, green infrastructure, social media, event planning, and office management.

CRK has technical program internships available year-round to science based college students and graduates for part-time and full-time work. Technical program interns are given opportunities that are hands-on, demanding and rewarding. Technical program interns assist our professional staff in a variety of tasks including monitoring and water sample analysis, pollution tracking, data entry and management, research, outreach and education, field work, and office administration.

We are now accepting internship applications for Fall 2019 (August – December). Please submit cover letter and resume to Jess Sterling at

CRK has legal internships available year-round to law students for part-time work during the fall/spring semesters and full-time or part-time during the summer. A legal internship with CRK will provide a wide spectrum of experience that will transfer to future environmental-related work opportunities. Legal interns work under the close direction and supervision of our staff attorney, but also have opportunities to work in collaborative efforts with other staff and outside organizations. Work will include legal research and writing, advocacy and policy work, field investigations, stakeholder meetings, and involvement with litigation. Funding may be available for paid internships. Experience and/or course work in environmental law, water resources, environmental justice and the Clean Water Act is recommended.

Please submit cover letter, resume and, if available, a writing sample to Kevin Jeselnik at

CRK has other opportunities for interns to become involved and help promote our mission. Interns at CRK are given opportunities that are hands-on, demanding and rewarding. We offer internships with experience in a variety of fields such as environmental policy, chemistry, ecology, education, office administration, fundraising, cleanups, field work and special events. Internships are unpaid, but offer real world experience in the non-profit business world and provide exposure and education to the challenges facing our natural resources.

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