The Land Conservancy is accepting resumes for Paid Internships

Internships are available for individuals interested in pursuing careers in planning, environmental studies, land conservation and management.

Position Description

Planning: Involves writing, technical research, data analysis, and mapping. Assist with the completion of Environmental Resource Inventories, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Farm Plans and grant applications. 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.

GIS: Skill in ArcGIS mapping, data analysis, and presentation. Minimum 1 year of professional experience required. The Land Conservancy uses ArcGIS 10.5. Experience with ArcGIS StoryMap a plus. 

Stewardship: Involves land restoration projects, clearing trees and brush from pathways, removing invasive species, monitoring preserved properties, maintenance at our headquarters and community garden. 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.

Communications: Skill in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop graphic software required. Minimum 1 year of professional experience needed. Ability to design and update publications and materials required.

How to Apply

The positions are available immediately and will continue through the school year, up to 20 hours per week. Start and end dates are flexible. These are paid internships 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.

Email your resume and a writing sample to:

The subject field of the email must indicate Planning, GIS, Stewardship, or Communications Internship. 

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. Our interns are bright, passionate, engaging individuals focused on the environment. Interns who have worked with our staff have gone on to leadership roles across the country working. 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.