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Swim Guide Internship Application
Please use this form to apply for an internship position with Coosa Riverkeeper and Cahaba Riverkeeper for the 2017 Swim Guide program. There is one Lead Intern position available and five sample collector intern positions available. All positions report to Coosa Riverkeeper which is located in the Town of Mt Laurel approximately 25-30 minutes south of Birmingham on Highway 280. Please be aware that this internship is extremely competitive. We do attempt to offer all qualified candidates in an internship in some project, even if not in the Swim Guide program, but we do not have space for all applicants. Please contact Justinn Overton at
if you have any questions before you submit your application. After you submit your application, please e-mail a copy of your résumé to Justinn. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT RÉSUMÉS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Cover letters are not necessary. Applications are due at the latest by March 19th, however, we reserve the right to fill positions before that date, so apply early! In-person interviews will be scheduled by e-mail for qualified candidates.
Your Full Name
What is the earliest date you could start?
If you already know... For example, most interns choose to start their internship the week after their final exams. Although Swim Guide starts April 20th, we understand most interns are in school until early May and that is totally fine!
What is the likely end date for your internship?
If you already know... For example, most interns choose to end their internship the week before school starts. Although Swim Guide ends September 1st, we understand most interns return to school in August and that is totally fine!
Are you familiar with the mission and work of Coosa Riverkeeper and do you support our work?
Additionally, are you comfortable with the fact that Coosa Riverkeeper engages in litigation against polluters and you may be exposed to confidential and privileged sampling results in the course of your internship?
What is your favorite science project you ever did and why?
Are you applying for the Lead Intern position?
No, just for Sample Collector
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