PAID INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE – SUMMER 2019
The Land Conservancy of New Jersey has several paid internships available in our Land Use Planning and Stewardship Departments. The Planning interns would be based at our Montville office. The work of the Stewardship Intern would take place primarily in Mount Olive Township. These internships can be either a part-time or full-time opportunity. The successful candidates will be expected to have a car in order to get to our locations.
The Planning Internship involves writing, technical research, data analysis, and mapping; assisting 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. This position is available year-round, and can be tailored to the candidate’s school schedule. Remote access for completion of work can be discussed, based upon the project and schedule.
The Stewardship Intern will assist with landscaping and restoration activities including mowing, weed trimming and removal and treatment of invasive species, including monitoring invasive plant removal by goats and sheep (minimal or no direct contact with animals). They will also assist with property baseline and monitoring reports at our Preserves. Familiarity with handheld GPS units and the Forest Service iTree software a plus. Intern will assist with maintenance and events at the Community Garden. Applicants should have enthusiasm for the outdoors and the ability to work in typical weather conditions. This position will be entirely outdoors and will begin in mid-April (preferable) or mid-May (latest).
How to Apply:
These positions are available starting this Spring, and can extend through the upcoming school year. These are paid internships. The Land Conservancy of New Jersey can work with the candidate’s educational institution to provide documentation of internship status for academic credit.
Please email your resume and a writing sample (for Planning Internship only) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Include either Planning Internship or Stewardship Internship in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.
The Land Conservancy of New Jersey
an Accredited Land Trust
19 Boonton Avenue • Boonton, NJ 07005
Phone (973) 541-1010 • Fax (973) 541-1131