Local recruitment: Human Resources Intern – Talent Acquisition Assistant


Lowell, MA, USA 🇺🇸

NEIWPCC is seeking an enthusiastic Human Resources Intern to support talent acquisitions initiatives and other employee-related projects. This is a great opportunity for an emerging professional to work within an environmental non-profit with the goal of supporting staff in their work and attracting new personnel dedicated to advancing clean water in the Northeast.

What You Will Do

As a NEIWPCC HR Intern, you will primarily assist with NEIWPCC’s recruitment, hiring, and onboarding projects. It is the goal for this position to lead relationship building initiatives with key scientific educational institutions and refine recruitment strategies and accounts. You will also assist with targeted recruitment support for NEIWPCC’s major summer hiring season and may also provide support to other HR-related functions including training, employee engagement, and data management.

What You Will Bring / Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will have at least 2-3 years towards a bachelor’s degree in human resources, social services, business management, communications, or related field. They will also have an existing interest in environmental issues or a willingness to learn. Confidence with building relationships and presenting information in a public setting is required. Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, video conferencing platforms, and managing online accounts and profiles is essential. Candidates with alternative qualifications will be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is apparent.


This part-time position is based in NEIWPCC’s headquarters office, located in Lowell, MA. Duties will be performed in an office setting, telework is not permitted. The potential for travel exists, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation will be required. This position is anticipated to work 15-20 hours per week, to begin in January and to extend through June 2024, with flexibility. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.


Hourly pay range is anticipated to be $15 – $19, dependent on experience and qualifications.

To Apply

Submit your cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to [email protected] by December 10, 2023. Please reference #24-Lowell-001 in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the position is filled. A full position description may be viewed at: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers.


NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across shared regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise. Our mission is to advance clean water in the Northeast through collaboration with, and service to, our member states.

NEIWPCC’s Diversity Commitment

NEIWPCC is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law. Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements. This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions. Read more about NEIWPCC’s commitment to diversity here: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/.

6 days remaining

Apply by 10 December, 2023




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