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Seasonal Conservation Internship

Internship Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

 Conservation Interns will learn more about native species and habitats through hands-on work.

 Hone presentation skills through work with groups of volunteers and campers.

 Develop planning skills for work and time management.

 Assess program participation and success through statistical monitoring.

 Practice business writing skills by creating press release documents or social media posts.

Skill Set Required

Preferred Experience: 

 At least one year of college completed 

 Good communication and interpersonal skills, dependability and leadership abilities 

 Must provide own transportation 

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Environmental Sciences, Studies, or related degree

Internship Location

Woodstock, MD


Semester: Summer (Jun - Aug)
Year: 2019
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: June 14, 2019
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, References
Application Instructions To apply: 

Please submit your resume and a cover letter via e-mail to Tabby Fique at

Additional Information

Time Commitment:

Intern work dates: Internships are held throughout the year and begin seasonally or by semester. Dates flexible. Average internships last 10 weeks.

Intern hours: variable; minimum 10 hours per week between the hours of 9am and 4 pm, Monday-Friday. Internships available for up to 15 credit hours, 40 hours per week.


10520 Old Frederick Rd.
Woodstock, Maryland 21163

About Howard County Conservancy

The Howard County Conservancy is a local, non-profit environmental education center and land trust.   Our mission is to educate children and adults about the natural world, preserve the land and its legacy and model responsible stewardship of the environment. The Conservancy provides environmental education programs at two locations – our home base at Mt. Pleasant Farm in Woodstock and at Howard County’s Belmont Manor and Historic Park in Elkridge.  We reach out to more than 13,000 children each year through our nature field trip programs, Summer Camps, and more.