Internship, North Shore Land Alliance

Internship, North Shore Land Alliance

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 with ArcGIS
– Experience giving educational programs/presentations

Duration: June 1st to August 20th
Hours: 32 hours per week / 12 weeks
Pay: $4,500 for the duration of internship

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
Contact information:
Meghan Leverock
Associate Director of Stewardship
P.O. Box 658, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Telephone: 516-922-1028