Phone

(413) 245-1264

Email

info@norcrosswildlife.org

Opening Hours

Closed for the season

Applications are now being accepted through February 20, 2024

Internship Opportunity

Three Educational internship positions are available at Norcross Wildlife Foundation (NWF) for the 2024
growing season, beginning in (or around) late May of 2024 and ending in (or around) mid-October of 2024. The
NWF internship program is designed to aid applicants with their career development via on-site educational
and work experiences. Interns will primarily work on landscape planting, maintenance, invasive plant removal,
and habitat restoration tasks; will practice native plant identification through botanical inventories and will aid
in other tasks related to the maintenance and care of Norcross landholdings as needed. As participants of an
educational program, interns will attend lectures/programs, go on field trips, and work collaboratively on an
assigned internship project. The 2024 internship project will consist of preparing and planting an
approximately half-acre scrubland habitat. Interns are provided with free housing on-site and a stipend paid biweekly.

Apprenticeship Opportunity

The Applied Ecology Apprenticeship position is available at Norcross Wildlife Foundation (NWF) for the 2024
growing season. The Apprentice will take the lead in directing the day-to-day activities of three interns under
the guidance of the Applied Ecologist and Director of Applied Ecology and will participate in all activities of the
NWF internship program. The NWF internship program is designed to aid applicants with their career
development via on-site educational and work experiences. Interns will aid in plant identification and botanical
inventories, propagation, landscape design and planting, maintenance, invasive plant removal, habitat
restoration, and all other duties related to ecological horticulture and applied ecology. The Apprentice will
report to the Applied Ecologist, who will supply weekly lists of tasks and who will orient and assist the
Apprentice and intern team with assigned tasks. As participants of an educational program, interns (and the
Apprentice) will attend lectures/programs, go on field trips, and work collaboratively on an assigned internship
project. The 2024 internship project will consist of preparing and planting an approximately half-acre
scrubland. Interns and the Apprentice are provided with housing on-site and a stipend paid bi-weekly. The
Apprentice will lead other interns in specific tasks, primarily landscape and habitat restoration planting, site
preparation, and maintenance, as well as in invasive-species removal.

For more information and application instructions please visit:
https://norcrosswildlife.org/2024-applied-ecology-apprenticeship-internship-programs2/

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