Friends often has interships available in variety of program areas: 

The Chicago River Schools Network Program provides K-12 teachers the training and personalized assistance they need to immerse their students in the turbulent history, evolving ecology, and improving health of the Chicago River. Friends offers this opportunity every spring and fall season. If you are interested in an internship, send a resume and cover letter to Mark Hauser, Ecology Outreach Manager at

Chicago River Day is a beloved annual watershed wide volunteer day with immediate impact and collectively brings about long-term improvements in the health of the Chicago River. If you are interested in working on this program, please contact Annette Anderson, Volunteer and Events Coordinator at

For general inquiries call (312) 939-0490, ext. 10. Thank you for being a friend of the river.