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Stormwater Clean Water Act Internship (ID: 109964) for Summer 2024


Dept of Environmental Conservation

220 White Plains Road
Tarrytown , NY 10591
E-Mail: Natalie.browne@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Division of Water


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


Proposal Information


Internship will be three days a week, eight hours a day for ten weeks. NYSDEC has numerous State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit programs under the Clean Water Act. This internship will focus on the SPDES Municipal Separate Storm System permit (MS-4).The MS-4 permit requires affected municipalities to implement a stormwater program that includes six minimum measures. The intern will participate in auditing these communities and preparing the audit reports. There may be opportunity to learn about other DEC water programs including wastewater and stormwater from construction sites.



Excellent writing skills

Ability to work in the field

Ability to work independently


Internship Areas: Engineering, Environmental Conservation, Policy Enforcement

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Westchester

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Engineering, Environmental Studies