There are two paid internships available:  PLANNING INTERN 

Position Descriptions:

Planning: Involves writing, technical research, data analysis, and mapping. Assist with the completion of Environmental Resource Inventories, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Farm Plans and grant applications. Applicants should have expertise in Microsoft Excel and Word, and primary data research. Independent workers with organized and clear writing skills will excel in this position.

How to Apply:

This position is available immediately. Start and end dates are flexible. This is a paid internship and The Land Conservancy of New Jersey can work with the intern’s educational institution to provide documentation of internship status for academic credit.

Please email your resume and a writing sample to: and be sure to include Planning Intern in the subject line of the email.

About Us

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey is an accredited, non-profit, member-supported land conservation organization founded in July 1981. Preserving land is the heart of our work ensuring a plentiful supply of safe, clean drinking water, productive land for agriculture, sustainable land for wildlife and forests to thrive, and neighborhood parks and natural areas for people to walk, play, and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. The Land Conservancy has been assisting landowners for more than 30 years to preserve their land, and has preserved more than 24,000 acres. Our office is located at WildAcres Preserve in Montville Township, Morris County, New Jersey.

The Land Conservancy of New Jersey: Internship Program
The Land Conservancy prides itself on the high quality, high caliber student that works with our staff on planning, acquisition and stewardship projects. For over 15 years we have worked with students with a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Our interns are bright, passionate, engaging individuals focused on the environment and making our landscape sustainable and protected for future generations. Interns who have worked with our staff have gone on to leadership roles across the country working with state land preservation agencies, county planning departments, and private consulting firms designing greenways, neighborhood improvement projects, and master plans.
Since 2000 we have hired over 85 interns, from institutions throughout the country and from a diversity of majors; all with an enthusiasm for the outdoors and land conservation.