Have a passion for land preservation and the outdoors? The Land Conservancy is accepting resumes for a Paid Internship
Through hands-on work, you will learn the fundamentals of conservation and land stewardship. Internships are available for individuals interested in pursuing careers in planning, environmental studies, land conservation and management. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply.
Planning: Involves writing, technical research, data analysis, and mapping. Assist with the completion of Strategic Plans, Environmental Resource Inventories, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Trail Plans and grant applications. Applicants should have expertise in Microsoft Excel and Word, and familiarity with Photoshop and InDesign. Some outdoor work may be included, knowledge of handheld GPS units a plus. Independent workers with organized and clear writing skills will excel in this position.
How to Apply:
This position is offered beginning immediately and will continue through the school year, up to 20 hours per week, and into the summer on a full-time basis. 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. The intern must possess a valid driver’s license as well as the ability to travel to office and as needed to perform internship duties.
Email your resume and a writing sample to: email@example.com. The subject field of the email must indicate Planning Internship.
Stewardship: Involves a variety of restoration projects, clearing trees and brush from pathways, removing invasive species from preserved land, monitoring preserved properties, maintenance at our headquarters and community garden. This position will provide the opportunity to work closely with our corporate volunteers through our Partners for Parks program. Knowledge of handheld GPS units, tree species, and the Forest Service iTree software a plus. Applicants should have an enthusiasm for the outdoors and the ability to work in typical weather conditions.
How to Apply:
This position is available in the Spring of 2017. This is a paid internship and The Land Conservancy can work with the intern’s educational institution to provide documentation of internship status for academic credit.
The intern must possess a valid driver’s license as well as the ability to travel to office and as needed to perform internship duties.
Please email your resume and a writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.