Conservation Careers and Job Opportunities

If you would like to post information on conservation career opportunities, please contact Executive Director Amy B. Paterson at For additional listings of career opportunities in land conservation throughout the U.S. visit the Land Trust Alliance Job Board.

Connecticut Chapter Director - Sierra Club

The Chapter Director, implements policies and programs adopted by the Chapter Executive Committee.  Manages the staff budget and operations of more than one of the following operational areas: conservation and legislative program, fundraising, volunteer development and member services, budgeting and financial management, and media relations. For a full job description, click here.

Executive Director - Farmington River Watershed Association

The Farmington River Watershed Association works within in the watershed’s 33 communities to protect the river and its surrounding landscape. As the leader of a nonprofit committed to preserving, protecting, and restoring the river and its watershed, the Board seeks executive director candidates willing and able to advocate on behalf of the community, board, staff, members and volunteers, and most importantly the river. For a full job description, click here

Director of Stewardship - Westchester Land Trust

Westchester Land Trust is looking for a passionate and engaging conservation professional to lead its Stewardship Department. This is a full-time position located in Bedford Hills, NY. Click here for more information.

Summer Camp Educator for Teen Internship Program - Audubon Greenwich

The Teen Internship Educator will work with the Camp Director and Audubon Education Specialists to develop and implement lesson plans for the Teen Internship Program. This five-week position begins on July 2, 2018, with staff training, and ends on August 3. For a full job description, click here.

Preserves Outreach & Education Internship - New Haven Land Trust

The New Haven Land Trust is seeking interns to work in its nature preserves over the summer. General responsibilities include planning educational and volunteer events in the preserves, working to maintain and improve the infrastructure in the nature preserves, engaging in community outreach through social media and other means, as well as working on administrative projects related to the preserves. For a full job description, click here.

Trail Construction & Maintenance Interns (Summer of 2018) - Connecticut Forest & Park Association

Love working outside? Want to gain real hands on experience in the trail conservation and outdoor recreation fields? Become a CFPA intern and help improve Connecticut's 825-mile Blue Blazed Hiking Trail System. The Trail Internship is full-time from early June to mid-August. Interns will generally work 35 to 40 hours/week. Scheduling is flexible to accommodate college start dates. Depending on the project location, the work week may include weekends. Interns will work, travel, and camp together.

Forestry Degrees & Careers: A Guide for Students

Fire Science Online launched a Forestry career and education guidebook. The Forestry guide features career and employment information, internship listings, scholarships, instructor information, and a degree search tool. You can find the Forestry guide here.

Fire Science Degree Programs in Connecticut

Access the guide here. Fire Science Online launched a unique Connecticut guide focused on providing career and education information. They provide a list of schools and programs from the U.S. federal government National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and provide interviews with fire experts in Connecticut.

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