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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).
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:
- Natural history of plants and animals
- Water quality and limnology
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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