ESLC Announced 3 Summer Internship Opportunities


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Be part of an exciting team of conservation professionals!

Join ESLC for a 2011 summer internship!

As summer approaches, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is excited to announce the following internship opportunities within our organization. Please see the following intern job descriptions and forward them to any students you know who may be looking for a great paid internship.

Land Steward Intern


Eastern Shore Land Conservancy assists landowners in exploring and implementing conservation options for their properties, such as conservation easements to preserve the prime farmland, wildlife habitats, and unique natural assets of the Eastern Shore.  To ensure the ongoing preservation of these special places, ESLC visits landowners and inspects preserved properties on an annual basis. The Land Steward Intern will play an instrumental role by helping ESLC carry out these responsibilities.   The Land Steward Intern will work closely with the Stewardship Manager to assist in the monitoring of 254 conservation eased properties on over 43,000 acres by making site visits, observing and documenting changes to the properties and completing and filing monitoring reports for each visit. The Land Steward Intern will also assist the Stewardship Manager in assembling and organizing the necessary documents (photos, maps, directions to each site, etc.) for the site visit and will complete various administrative tasks related to the management of the stewardship files including preparing the field file forms, labeling maps and photographs, and entering monitoring reports into a database. 
Send resume and cover letter to Megan D’Arcy, Stewardship Manager (mdarcy@eslc.org).

Community Design Intern


Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is launching the Center for Towns to catalyze a healthy, vibrant and sustainable region through leadership development, community design, and on-the-ground projects.  The Center’s Community Design Intern will play an instrumental role by helping implement the Center’s community design projects and competitions.  The Community Design Intern will work closely with the Center for Towns staff to assist in the planning, outreach, communications and coordination of each phase of a community design project and related initiatives. The Community Design Intern will also assist the Center for Towns staff in documenting the process and will assist in the launch of web-based design competitions.
Please send letter of interest and resumé to Jacob Day, ESLC’s Town Planning Manager, jday@eslc.org.

Community Conservation Intern

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy seeks a dynamic individual to be part of an exciting effort to sustain the vibrant communities of the Maryland Eastern Shore and the lands and waters that connect them.  An integral part of our new Center for Towns, community land projects work seeks to create more green places and open spaces for our Eastern Shore communities, including trails, water access, community gardens and parks.   The intern would gain first-hand knowledge of conservation transaction work, as well work hand-in-hand with communities to make their conservation dreams a reality.  Responsibilities include collection and analysis of geographic, demographic and photographic data and clear communication of findings to frame our work with communities on open space projects. Experience with GIS and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.Send resume and cover letter to Lisetta Silvestri, Community Projects Manager lsilvestri@eslc.org.





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