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Land Stewardship Summer Internship 2021

Brewster Conservation Trust

Brewster Conservation Trust (BCT) is seeking a Land Stewardship Intern to join our team May – August.

Responsibilities: The intern will work independently and with BCT volunteer teams to assist in stewarding BCT properties under the supervision of the BCT Land Stewardship Coordinator. Activities may include:

  • Implementing the land management plans of BCT including brush-mowing, weed- whacking, pruning, and clearing debris on trails and properties
  • Improving identified spaces to accommodate public access/use
  • Managing invasive plant species; restoring plant and wildlife habitat
  • Helping to organize and implement outreach activities and events

Qualifications:

  • Willingness to perform physical labor in the outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to safely operate power equipment (i.e., weed whacker, brush mower)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills; flexibility; self-motivation
  • A college student, with enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program in natural sciences, environmental studies, land conservation, or related field preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, etc.), and ArcVIew GIS mapping is preferred
  • Experience in landscaping, horticulture, or conservation stewardship a plus
  • 30 hours per week with occasional weekend requirements
  • Approximate dates: 12 weeks, May 24 – August 13, 2021 (may be adjusted depending upon person’s availability)
  • Combination of fieldwork (80%) and office work (20%)
  • Schedule flexible, to be coordinated with the position supervisor.
  • $5,000 stipend

Please include cover lettr and resume

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