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Native Plant Student Internship

Application deadline: May 1, 2022

Dates: June 1 (flexible start and end dates). Part time position for 19.5 hours per week for 17 weeks.

Pay: $15/hour

Intern will assist with native plant research, nursery, and outreach activities in Middlesex, Monmouth, and Cumberland Counties. Duties include monitoring plants, assisting in organizing volunteer activities, administration support with data entry and communication, and assisting with other plant-related jobs.

To learn more and apply, view this link

Gateway National Recreation Area (GATE) seasonal summer biological science technician positions
Full time job, salary of $40,436 – $52,976, approximately 1039 hours. Locations in Boston MA, Highlands NJ, and Brooklyn NY. Closing deadline: August 8, 2022 – apply as early as possible, there are multiple cutoffs. 

This is a great opportunity to make meaningful contributions to the conservation of threatened and endangered wildlife and vegetation within the densely populated NY metropolitan area, protect valuable habitats, and interact with park visitors.

To learn more and apply, visit USAJobs

Seasonal Position with NJ Endangered Species & Nongame Species Program:
Eastern Copperhead Research ($14-16)

Time of Year: June 1 – September 2nd, 2022

Time Commitment: 40 Hours per week, including one weekend day


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to read topographic maps and aerial imagery
  • Ability to perform duties alone and with a team

Other Qualifications and Duties:

  • Prior experience in the field is not required, but you must be willing to learn to handle copperheads.
  • Ability to traverse steep and rocky terrain
  • Primary duty: Use radio telemetry to track eastern copperheads
  • Other duties include collecting vegetation and transporting copperheads

To learn more, please read this advertisement.

To apply, email with a letter of interest and a single-page resume.

Seasonal Leaders for Public Info/Volunteer Services

Position 1 – Seasonal Leader for Invasive Plant Strike Force

Location: Public Information/Volunteer Services at Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft.
Pay: Depends on qualifications
Hours: Seasonal, February-October; 30-35 hours per week


  • Strong customers service skills, communication, leadership, and computer knowledge, and background in one of the positions
  • Must be available to work weekends and some evenings
  • N.J driver’s license


  • Train and lead volunteers or teams in various park locations
  • Assist with assignments such as special events, projects, receptions, and care of tools

Email application to

The application and more information can be found here Seasonal Recreation Leader    Job Posting MCPS

Open positions with The Audubon Society

Qualified individuals may apply by emailing cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single
PDF document (including email and phone contact info) naming the file with the following convention:
firstname_lastname_PositionName to

Please indicate in the subject line the position for which you are applying so that your application is directed
to the appropriate department.

CorpsTHAT Crew Leader and Crew Member

This summer marks the start of the first-ever Deaf run conservation corps crew for Deaf and Hard of Hearing young adults in the Mid-Atlantic region.

The crew will work together to complete conservation projects with local Forest Service, National and State Parks, and other outdoor organizations. Within the program, members will also learn about leadership development, job readiness skills, and environmental conservation.

To learn more or to apply, visit the CorpsTHAT website.

Apply for Project SUPER: Douglass Project for Women in STEM

Check The Wildlife Society website for job opportunities.