Position Description: Planning Intern

The Planning Internship involves writing, technical research, data analysis and mapping, assisting with the completion of Environmental Resource Inventories, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Farmland Preservation Plans, and Flood Buyout reports.

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. Experience in any of the following would be beneficial for this position, but are not required: GIS mapping (ESRI ArcGIS or ArcGIS Online), municipal/environmental planning, knowledge of tax maps and data. This position is available year-round, and can be tailored to the candidate’s school schedule.

The successful candidate will work with our staff to complete a variety of planning, research, and mapping projects in communities throughout the State of New Jersey. These positions are available starting immediately, 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.

To apply, please email your resume and a writing sample to If applicable, please include a sample of your ArcGIS maps. Include Planning Internship in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.