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.

Conservation Easement Steward - Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests

The Forest Society seeks a self-motivated individual for the position of Conservation Easement Steward. The successful candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years’ experience in land conservation or a natural resources field, and functional knowledge of GIS mapping and GPS data collection. This is a full time position based at the Conservation Center in Concord, New Hampshire. For a full job description, click here.

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.

Conservation Ambassador Program for Teens - UConn Natural Resources Conservation Academy

NRCA's Conservation Ambassadors Program is great for high school students (grades 9 to 11) that are interested in the environment or science. Through a week-long field experience at UConn and an individual community conservation project, this program engages high school students in natural resource science and conservation biology through experiential, place-based learning. For more information, 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.

Program Manager, Land Conservation Programs - Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy seeks a well organized and detail-oriented person to fill the position of Land Conservation Program Manager within the Department of Planning and Urban Form. This person requires leadership abilities for the planning and overall success of the Land Conservation Program goals. This is a full-time position located in Cambridge, MA. For a full job description, click here

River Stewards of Tomorrow 2018 Internships - Housatonic Valley Association

The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) is seeking applications for our River Stewards of Tomorrow Watershed Conservation Internship positions, available for summer 2018. River Stewards will work on a variety of projects related to water resource management, wildlife conservation and land protection. River Stewards will either be assigned to our Berkshire field office in Stockbridge, MA and work primarily in the Massachusetts portion of the watershed; or to our main office in Cornwall Bridge, CT and work primarily in the Connecticut and New York portions of the watershed.

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.


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