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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Discover careers in natural resources, environmental sciences and city government.

The Bureau of Environmental Services works with Portland residents and businesses to protect water quality, public health, and the environment through wastewater collection and treatment, sewer construction and maintenance, stormwater management, and stream and watershed restoration. This summer opportunity is for high school students entering 11th or 12th grade in fall 2016 and 2016 high school graduates who live in Portland.

2016 Details

  • June 20-August 12

  • 9: a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 4 days a week

  • $10 an hour

Applications due no later than Thursday May 12, 2016.

Use the online application form below, email completed applications to megan.hanson@portlandoregon.gov, or mail completed applications to:

Megan Hanson
1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000
Portland, OR 97204

Questions?

Call Megan at 503-823-7185


2016 Summer Internship: High School Cohort
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Interns must be available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Friday, June 20 to August 12.
Interns must be able to get to and from their workplace. A transit pass will be provided.

What is your interest in doing the following types of work?

Give each a number from 0 to 5, with 0 meaning you definitely do NOT want to do it, and 5 meaning you would really like to do it.
Lots of time at a computer
Working outdoors in nature, in all types of weather
Talking to groups of people in the community
Writing on the computer using Word
Working in dirty/muddy conditions
Learning how to use Excel and spreadsheets
Learning more about engineering
Doing research independently
Filing
Doing physical work that can be tiring
Working with GIS and maps
Spending time in a chemistry lab
Are you interested in the jobs that work outdoors in all types of weather? (please consider factors such as allergies that may make this type of work difficult)

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