Careers and Internships
Part- and Full-Time Job Opportunities
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Summer Internship Program
Seatuck is proud to offer a variety of summer internship opportunities for college students. These internships, which focus on different aspects of the organization’s work (see below), are intended to last for 8 to 12 weeks, with interns working 16 to 40 hours per week. Seatuck interns are tasked with substantive projects within their area of interest, but are also expected to wear multiple hats in contributing to the various work of the organization throughout the summer. All positions are unpaid, with the exception of the Laskowski Fellowship, which includes a small stipend.
Conservation Policy (1 – 3) – These positions will focus on various conservation policy matters that fall within Seatuck’s priority issues. Interns will primarily conduct policy research and draft memos, public comments, letters, etc. They will also have the opportunity to participate in meetings, attend hearings and/or assist with various field work. Positions will support Seatuck’s policy team and include a combination of independent projects (from home or other) and collaborative work at the Scully Estate.
Laskowski Fellowship (1) – This position, which is offered in conjunction with the Great South Bay Audubon Society, was establish by Robert Laskowski (former Conservation Director for GSBAS). The purpose of the fellowship is to provide a educational summer experience at the South Shore Nature Center for a student interested in pursuing a career in conservation. The Laskowski Fellow incudes a variety of work, including primary responsibility for the property’s butterfly garden, assisting with care of the facility’s animal collection and exhibits, maintaining trails, and lending a hand with summer camps at the nature center. Work will be overseen by Seatuck education director Peter Walsh and Sue Avery, chair of Seatuck’s Landscape Committee. Position is based at the South Shore Nature Center.
Education (1) – This position is ideal for students interested in a career as an educator or naturalist. The education intern will assist Seatuck educators with summer camps, pre-school programs and public nature walks. The intern will also have the opportunity to participate in teacher trainings. Work will be with Peter Walsh (Education Director) and Kimberly Uresk (Educator) and will move between the Scully Estate and the South Shore Nature Center.
Please send a letter of interest and resume to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (with “Internship” in the subject line)
Or by regular mail to:
Seatuck Environmental Association
P.O. Box 31
Islip, NY 11751
Please indicate your availability (both start/finish and how many hours per week) and the internship in which you are most interested.
Deadline: April 2, 2021