Work Opportunities

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Information Technology Manager – Position Filled
Photo by Gerald Berliner

Join the Preserve team! We are seeking an experienced Information Technology Professional to fill the position of Information Technology Manager.

The position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the organization’s IT program. This role requires technical skills, sound reasoning, strong initiative, sharp budgeting skills, creativity, and the ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical staff and board. We are seeking a problem solver who can foster and maintain excellent working relationships with coworkers, collaborators, and vendors. This position is full-time, year-round, and initially reports to the President & CEO.



Mohonk Preserve offers paid summer internships for students through our Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship in our Land Protection and Stewardship programs and our Schaefer Research Internship in our Conservation Science program. The internships run for 10 weeks (summer season). Information on the 2021 internship opportunities will be posted here in the new year.


Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship

The Scheuer Land Management Internship will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to work within our Land Stewardship and Land Protection programs alongside the professionals who ensure that Mohonk Preserve’s lands are managed in a manner that protects their ecological integrity while welcoming visitors who seek a wide variety of recreational experiences.

The Scheuer Land Management Internship is open to students currently enrolled in their sophomore or junior years of college (or equivalent credit hours) majoring in Outdoor Recreation, Environmental Science, Land and Natural Resource Management, Geography, Forestry, or other related fields of study.

The application deadline for the 2021 Scheuer Land Management Internship has passed. Please check back for more information about 2022.


Schaefer Research Internship

Dr. Vincent and Lois Schaefer established the Schaefer Research Internship “to introduce students to the fascination and almost infinite variety of the natural world by providing the setting, exposure to dedicated scientists, and opportunity to sample a wide variety of nature study.” This internship is based out of the Conservation Science department, operating in the Daniel Smiley Research Center located near Mohonk Lake.

Conservation Science staff carry out a broad program of ecological research projects including long-term studies on:

  • Climate
  • Natural history of plants and animals
  • Water quality and limnology
  • Phenology

The Schaefer Research Internship is open to students currently enrolled in their sophomore or junior years of college (or equivalent credit hours) who are majoring in biology, ecology, geology, environmental studies/science, or related natural science majors.

The application deadline for the 2021 Schaefer Research Internship has passed. Please check back for more information about 2022.

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