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Finger Lakes Watershed Hub Data Analysis & Office (ID: 108981) for Summer 2022


Dept of Environmental Conservation

615 Erie Blvd West
Syracuse , NY 13204
E-Mail: Aimee.clinkhammer@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Water/Water Assessment & Management


Web Site: www.dec.ny.gov(New Window)


School Affiliation


Proposal Information


* Document available and existing data relating to water quality, land use, bathymetry and fisheries data for all 11 Finger Lakes and their watersheds.
* Assist in the submission of Finger Lakes data into NYSDEC Division of Water and USEPA data portals.
* Assist in the development of sections of water quality reports about the Finger Lakes.
* Assist in administration of the Finger Lakes Small Grants Program.
* Assist NYSDEC staff in conducting literature reviews.
* Assist NYSDEC staff in preparing material for updating Finger Lakes pages on NYSDEC website.
* Participate in field sampling events for the Finger Lakes Watershed Hub's water quality analysis of the Finger Lakes and participate other DOW fieldwork, if needed.
* Perform administrative tasks in support of the Finger Lakes Watershed Hub and Division of Water.
* Participate in outreach events to educate stakeholders about the Finger Lakes, as needed.
* Complete other tasks which may align with the general thrust of the project.
* Complete a short report (2-4 pages) about their experience that can help guide others in pursuit of a meaningful internship as well as help NYSDEC evaluate its intern program.
* Conduct oneself in a professional manner that reflects positively on SUNY ESF and NYSDEC



MS Office & Excel

Experience with R-Studio

Processing large data sets

Producing outreach materials

Writing, organized


Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Information Technology, Planning/Analysis/Research, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Onondaga

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Engineering, Environmental Studies, Natural Science, Physical Science