Summer Internships @ Steep Rock

Special Projects - Summer Internships

Summer Internships are a great way to get outside and work in conservation this summer.

Steep Rock Association (SRA), an accredited non-profit land trust in Washington, CT is hiring summer interns!  We are recruiting college and high school students who want to make a difference in our community this summer, gain real-world skills in land conservation, sustainable agriculture and nonprofit management, and have fun in the process.  

SRA is seeking two Judea Garden interns to support our community-based agriculture program. Interns will identify and control insects, diseases and weeds, use succession harvesting through planting for fall crops, harvest and distribute foods, and participate in all garden tasks.  

Two Van Sinderen Conservation interns will help complete a wide variety of field-based projects, including wildlife habitat improvement, invasive species removal, biodiversity studies, trail maintenance and construction, campsite prep, visitor relations, and more.  

Our Marketing Intern will focus on multimedia development and outreach activities. Projects may include creating marketing and fundraising materials on Steep Rock’s preserves, our history, conservation efforts, and programs and activities.  

The Administrative Intern will gain hands-on experience in office and non-profit administration, including  researching and archiving records, fielding public inquiries and camping requests, editing SRA’s website, and designing flyers, newsletters, and other materials. 

Steep Rock Association is a nationally accredited land trust whose mission is to conserve ecologically and historically significant landscapes and riparian corridors in and around Washington CT and to enhance the community’s connection to nature through outreach, education, and passive recreation.  

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Detailed intern descriptions and applications are available below. Positions are approximately 20 hours per week for eight weeks and based in Washington, CT. All interns must wear masks and abide by all Covid regulations. 

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