2021 Summer Internship

Mary Doucette, BCT 2020 Summer Intern and Jon Bruce,
BCT Land Stewardship Coordinator at BCT’s Vernal Pool Kiosk

Brewster Conservation Trust Summer 2021, Land Stewardship Internship program

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

CLICK HERE to read the full job description and learn how to apply.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2021

 

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