Closed Forestry Intern: Chapel Hill

Posted: April 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

Forestry Intern
The Conservation Fund
Posted: Apr 24, 2013
DIVISION N/A POSITION TYPE Internship

Employer Profile
DESCRIPTION
The Conservation Fund is looking to fill two paid summer internship positions at our Chapel Hill, NC office and two paid year-long fellowship positions working on our forestlands in Mendocino County, CA.

The Communications Intern (Chapel Hill, NC) will learn about green business lending, while working with our Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIF) team to expand involvement with existing and potential partners and engage our digital audience. Projects may include creating marketing materials, writing for e-newsletters, blogs, and other social media, participating in networking events in-person, and general admin support.

The Forestry Intern (Chapel Hill, NC) will provide technical support to the New Forest Fund, which owns and manages 110,000 acres of forestland throughout the U.S. Projects may include maintaining/improving forestry geodatabases, GIS analysis and financial forecasting for potential acquisitions, and market metrics for contractor administration and forest certification.

The Field Forestry Fellows (Mendocino County, CA) will gain apprenticeship experience in conservation forestland management, while providing field support for sustainable timber harvest and conservation on 54,000 acres of coastal redwood forest. Projects will include forest inventory, timber sale layout, road & sediment-source assessments, biological surveys, public access, and related office/admin support.

Please visit http://www.conservationfund.org/who-we-are/employment-opportunities/ for more details about these positions. To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to careers -@- conservationfund.org. The Conservation Fund is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
LOCATION
City
Chapel Hill
State/Province
North Carolina
Country
United States
DESIRED MAJOR(S)
Natural Resources/Forestry/ Forest Management
JOB FUNCTION
Agronomy/Plant/Crop Science
QUALIFICATIONS
See http://www.conservationfund.org/who-we-are/employment-opportunities/ for requirements.

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