Internship Details

The Land Alliance’s William C. and Joyce C. O’Neil Conservation Steward program delivers valuable conservation-related experiences to qualified college students interested in building careers in the protection of our natural resources.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining plantings as part of habitat restoration projects
  • Trail maintenance and building
  • Monitoring and removal of invasive plants
  • Working with volunteers and staff in preserve management projects
  • Leading educational nature walks and programs

Required Competencies:

  • Commitment to environmental conservation
  • Comfort with being outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Comfort with working both independently and as part of a team
  • Research, communication and writing skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • An interest in conservation education
  • Ability to get to and between job sites is a must!

Preferred Competencies:

  • Ability to identify local flora/fauna species
  • Experience with gardening/plant care
  • Experience managing invasive plants
  • Experience with ArcGIS
  • Experience giving educational programs/presentations

For more information about the North Shore Land Alliance O’Neil Conservation Stewards Program, please contact Meghan Leverock at (516) 922-1028 or meghan@northshorelandalliance.org.

Open Date: 
We are not accepting any applications at this time.

Hours:
32 Hours per week/12 weeks

Duration:
June 1st to August 20th

Stipend:
$4,500

To apply please submit in a single PDF:
– Resume
– Cover letter detailing your interest in land conservation
– Contact info for two references
Please send applications and/or questions to Meghan@northshorelandalliance.org

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