Paid Summer Intern Program

Summer Intern Program 2017


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A great paid opportunity to work in the outdoors caring for recreation and forestlands, and teaching and learning in our popular Environmental Education Program

The Greater Lovell Land Trust (GLLT) is seeking candidates to fill two positions as Summer Interns. The goal of the Summer Internship Program is to promote regional, conservation-minded stewardship and build the organizational capacity of the Greater Lovell Land Trust.

This donor-funded program provides successful candidates the opportunity to develop a connection to the work of the GLLT in land preservation, land stewardship and management, recreational management and Environmental Education.

Photo of summer interns assisting with A/V at GLLT community presentations.

Summer interns assist with A/V at GLLT community presentations.

Summer Interns work together under the supervision and training of GLLT staff and volunteers. Tasks vary in order to provide Interns with the widest range of experience in all aspects of GLLT land management and preservation, and the delivery of its Environmental Education Program. Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following qualities:

  • a strong interest in the environment, natural resources, outdoor recreation and/or environmental education
  • a commitment to providing leadership to community organizations or programs
  • good communication skills and professionalism
  • the ability to perform physically demanding work in remote areas
  • the ability to work in a team environment
  • the ability to work together without direct supervision
  • a clean driving license

A preference will be given to high school and college students to advance the program’s goal of developing future local leaders who are conservation minded. In addition, preference will be given to students who reside in the Towns of Lovell, Stoneham, Stow or Sweden, Maine and surrounding areas.

GLLT interns, staff, and volunteers install self-guided nature trail at Chip Stockford Reserve

2016 GLLT interns, staff, and volunteers install self-guided nature trail at Chip Stockford Reserve

These positions are for a term of eight weeks with the approximate dates of June 15- August 15, 2017. Hours are eight hours per day, Tuesday through Friday (32 hours per week). Compensation includes a competitive hourly wage, paid holiday, worker’s compensation coverage and mileage reimbursement.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of references to: Greater Lovell Land Trust P.O. Box 181 Center Lovell, Maine 04016 or by email to [email protected].