Employer: Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Internship Number: 511
Internship Title: Maine Land Conservation Summer Internship
Location: Topsham, Maine
Period of Engagement: Summer
Compensation: $12.50 per hour
Description of the Internship:
Maine Coast Heritage Trust is a non-profit organization that conserves and stewards Maine’s coastal lands and islands for their renowned scenic beauty, ecological values, outdoor recreation opportunities and contribution to community well-being. MCHT provides statewide conservation leadership through its work with land trusts, coastal communities and other partners.

These paid internships will provide an opportunity for ten Maine undergraduate, certificate program or trade school students to gain experience in land stewardship and conservation. Each student intern will be placed with a Maine land trust host, and will learn about land conservation and the practical skills involved in caring for conserved lands. The program begins on June 10th and ends on August 16th. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and willing and able to work independently or as part of a team. Must have reliable transportation.

For more information about the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, please visit their website at:  http://www.mcht.org/

Responsibilities:
These paid internships will provide students the opportunity to work with Maine land trusts to gain experience in land stewardship and conservation.

The successful candidates will learn about land conservation and practical skills involved in caring for the land.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
Wage: Approx. $12.50 per hour, 35-40 hours per week, 10 weeks, up to $5000

Qualifications:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and writing)
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to work independently or as part of a team.
Application Process:
Application is made through both the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.
For more information and application details: email interns@mcht.org

Application Instructions:
To apply you will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and a brief questionnaire. Please e-mail interns@mcht.org for questionnaire and to submit application

 

2.  Notify your faculty member and UMF’s Partnership by forwarding a copy of your application materials to:  pca@maine.edu
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