New vacancy: 'Intern Securing Monitoring Quality CS'

Jesse Kamstra

Are you interested in working in a start-up that is actively addressing complex environmental and water-related challenges through Citizen Science (CS)? And do you want to contribute to research into the water-quality in and around Rotterdam? Then this internship might be perfect for you!

Starting in May 2022, PULSAQUA is searching for an Intern Securing Monitoring Quality CS.

As an intern at PULSAQUA, you will:

  • Research and review the quality of the measurement processes and methods that are used by Citizen Scientists.
  • Help improve and standardize these measurement processes and methods.
  • Create different guides and instructions to make our projects more accessible.
  • Conduct research into the water-quality and the biodiversity in the Rotte (near Rotterdam).

Position Requirements

The intern identifies with with the following profile:

  • 3rd year bachelor or a master student at a Dutch University.
  • Examples of relevant studies are: Watermanagement, Environmental Engineering, Life Sciences.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English proficiency.
  • You are willing to participate in field work (e.g. taking water samples), and have some experience with field work.

Do you recognize yourself in this profile? Or do you want to know more about this position? Send an email to sandra@pulsaqua.com with your CV and your motivation!

Practical Information

This internship will preferably start in May or June. The approximate duration of the internship is 4-6 months. The intern will receive a compensation of €250, based on 4-5 days per week. More information can be found in the detailed description (Dutch only). If you have questions about this vacancy, feel free to contact us.


PULSAQUA advises on Citizen Science (CS) practices, develops CS (monitoring) projects and delivers Environmental Impact Assessments together with Citizen Scientists and their resulting data. We help NGO’s, government agencies and industries to track and monitor specific desired changes that society needs to undergo, together with society. We aim to improve the state of our environment by assisting projects that aim to solve water-related issues.

PULSAQUA is a startup, and is located in BlueCity (Maasboulevard 100, Rotterdam). BlueCity is an inspiring and dynamic location, where all kinds of start-ups work towards a more circular economy!


Het Brouwershuys, Linker Rottekade 292
3034 CV Rotterdam, The Netherlands

+31 6 22413966