Apr
27

Paid Land Conservancy Internships

Filed Under (Internships) by on April 27, 2010 and tagged

As summer approaches, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is excited to announce the following paid internship opportunities within their organization.

  • Land Steward Intern
  • Planning/ Design Intern
  • GIS Intern
  • Education/Rural Heritage Day Event Planner

Land Steward Intern
The Land Steward Intern will work closely with the Stewardship Manager with monitoring and enforcing 250 conservation easements held by the Conservancy. Duties will include but are not limited to on-site monitoring of easements, maintaining field notes, database entry, and additional administrative tasks related to the management of the stewardship files. The ability to read maps and orient oneself in the field is essential, as is attention to detail and strong organization skills. Applicants should possess the ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and walk long distances through varying terrain. Experience with GIS strongly preferred.
Please send letter of interest and resumé ASAP to Megan D’Arcy, ESLC’s Stewardship Manager at mdarcy@eslc.org.


Planning/Design Education

The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy seeks an energetic, creative, highly organized individual to help in the development of land use planning, urban design, transportation and land protection education materials and the packaging, marketing and distribution of those materials, including web-based content, published products, workshops and other events. The candidate will also assist in outreach and partnership building with various constituencies in towns across the Eastern Shore and will support our community design pilot project, place work[s]hop. Good writing and communications skills a must. Design abilities and experience are a plus. Successful candidate can telecommute or work from ESLC’s Southern office, located in Cambridge.
Please send letter of interest and resumé to Jacob Day, ESLC’s Town Planning Manager, jday@eslc.org.

GIS Intern

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC) is looking for a summer GIS intern to assist our Land Conservation and Planning programs with map production and the University of Maryland’s Wye Research and Education Center (WREC) on creating an accurate history of a 200 acre farm using existing agricultural and surveying software. The position will support ongoing GIS data development in creating and preparing maps using existing data sources as well as creating or obtaining any necessary project data. The Applicant should be proficient working with and maintaining geodatabases and project folders in a shared network environment. In depth knowledge of ArcGIS 9.2, Trimble TRK base, Ag leader SMS and yield mapping software is essential. General GIS theory, as well as general computer aptitude is required. Applicants should possess the ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and walk long distances through varying terrain. Housing option available.

Please send letter of interest and resumé to Megan D’Arcy, ESLC’s Stewardship Manager, mdarcy@eslc.org.

Education/Rural Heritage Day Event Planner

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy seeks an energetic, highly organized individual who pays close attention to detail and can meet various deadlines to work part-time as a intern to help coordinate ESLC’s Working with Kids program which includes support of the Kids Essay and Art Contests and the annual Rural Heritage Day 2010 program. Position runs August through late November. Successful candidate can telecommute or work from ESLC’s Southern office, located in Cambridge.

Please send letter of interest and resumé ASAP to Kris George, ESLC’s Director of Communications at kgeorge@eslc.org.



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