Q: What is Beacon Institute's
relationship with Clarkson University?

A: Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is now a subsidiary of Clarkson University and retains its 501(c)3 status as a non-profit organization.

Q: What are Beacon Institute's principal sources of support?

A: Beacon Institute receives half of its support from private donors and foundations and half from government funding.

Q: What is John Cronin's role? 

A. John Cronin is Beacon Institute's Founder and former director.

Q: What is your relationship with the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater?

 

A: We have collaborated with our friends at the Clearwater organization over the years and always look forward to new ways to help the Hudson River!

Q: How many employees
work at Beacon Institute?

 

A: We have 13 employees. 

Q: Do you have a volunteer program? 

A. If you or anyone you know is interested in volunteering as a photographer or videographer, please contact Terry Platz, Beacon Institute Director of Communications. Her number is 845.838.1600 ext. 15. 

Q: Are there opportunities
for internships or summer employment?

A: We do not currently offer a formal internship program nor opportunities for summer employment. 

Q: Is it possible to rent your facilities? 

A. Sorry, we do not, but from time to time organizations that are related to our mission hold meetings at our facilities.