Conservation Intern

North Shore Land Alliance

Oyster Bay, New York

Job Type Paid Internship
Salary Details $5,000 for term of internship
Required Experience 0 - 1 years
2023 Interns removing invasive aquatic plant from pond

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 protection of our natural resources. 

Working with Meghan Leverock, the Associate Director of Stewardship, interns will be responsible for:

  • 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 giving educational programs/presentations

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  

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Outdoor Recreation, Restoration, General / Stewardship
Tags Trail Maintenance