Austin Environmental Leaders Internship Program


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Program Description

Austin Youth River Watch
Position Title
Austin Environmental Leaders Intern
Part-Time (4 hours/week)
AYRW Ecohouse (10611 Platt Lane) and virtual meetings via Zoom
Internship Stipend
Approx $250/month ($15.5/hour)
September 12th, 2022- December 8th, 2022
Application Deadline
August 29th, 2022
Our AEL program provides career readiness-skills to young adults aged 18-24 in central Texas through intensive mentorship, on-the-job training, and environmental restoration. Over the course of a semester, interns commit to 16 hours of service per month and receive an hourly stipend for their efforts.
  • Attend weekly meetings consistently either virtually or in-person throughout the semester 
  • Complete 4 hours/week of supervised shifts including water quality testing, maintaining native plant nursery, career readiness and independent assignments
  • Research, design and present an eco-policy project on topic of your choice
  • Help plan, organize and implement a community restoration project
  • Must be between 18-24 years old (current college enrollment not required)
  • Interest in environmental work
  • Proficient in zoom and Google suites
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Eager to learn new skills and gain professional experience
  • Hard-working and self motivated
  • Reliable transportation preferred