Employment at the Conservancy
The conservancy staff is a small, committed team of parks advocates dedicated to the mission of preserving and activating the Emerald Necklace. Prospective employees can look forward to being part of a group that values communication, coordination and collaboration as it tackles the challenges of caring for more than 1,100 acres of public land. In addition, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy offers a range of internships for college credit, work/study and co-op programs.
- Project Assistant Intern
Project assistants will work closely with project managers and other staff to coordinate volunteers and programs designed to preserve, maintain and protect the historic Emerald Necklace. Strong self-motivation and a diligent work ethic are musts.
Interns will develop a strong skillset of non-profit management and operations techniques through collaboration with the conservancy staff. Interns are expected to provide support for existing programs, as well as to develop and lead new volunteer initiatives.
Responsibilities, qualifications, compensation and hours: To apply for Project Assistant Internship: Please send a cover letter and resumé to Ray Oladapo-Johnson, Senior Project Manager at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
- Communications and PR Intern
Communications and PR Interns will work closely with the development and PR staff to promote the conservancy’s mission to media outlets and the public.
Interns will develop a strong media and public relations skillset through work with various public and private partners of the conservancy. Interns are expected to provide support for existing initiatives, as well as to keep a discerning eye toward noteworthy events and happenings within the park.
Responsibilities, qualifications, compensation and hours: To apply for Communications and PR Internship: Please send a cover letter and resumé to Jeanine Knox, Director of External Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
- Public Policy Intern
The Public Policy Intern will work closely with conservancy President Julie Crockford to assist with environmental policy advocacy.
Interns will develop a strong understanding of the current status of environmental legislation, and how best to advocate on behalf of the public parks system. Interns will be expected to provide administrative support to the President.
Responsibilities, qualifications, compensation and hours: To apply for Public Policy Internship: To apply, please send a cover letter and resumé to Julie Crockford, President, Emerald Necklace Conservancy at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Shattuck Visitor Center
- 125 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115
- November-April: 9:00am – 6:00pm,
- Monday thru Friday
- May-October: 9:00am – 6:00pm,
- Noon – 4:00pm, Sunday