Internships

Internships

Gain invaluable experience while you help us conserve land, blaze trails, save historic sites, and host events and programs. We are happy to provide credit for your involvement! Please check with your professor or academic institution for requirements. Merit and need-based scholarships are available for specific paid opportunities.

Internship opportunities are available in the following areas:

TLC GIS Intern

Candidates must be familiar with ArcGIS software, GPS devices, and online web mapping technology. Interns will assist the Land Manager and the Preservation Coordinator with the following duties:

  • Collect GPS field data for trails, natural resources, and other amenities
  • Create trail maps and other in-house maps
  • Update website with printable map features
  • Organize the database

Please contact Tim at landmanager@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Education Intern

Candidates should hold an interest in education and/or environmental studies. Interns will assist the Education Coordinator with the following duties:

  • Assist at education programs, fairs, festivals and other outreach events when available
  • Create and collaborate curriculum development for environmental outreach programs
  • Promote educational programs

Please contact Lea at 610-347-0347, ext. 104 or education@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Administrator Intern

Candidate should be comfortable using Microsoft Word and Excel as well as web applications. Interns will assist the Administrator with the following duties:

  • Schedule meetings
  • Prepare mailings
  • Prepare monthly reports
  • Copy, file, and record documents and data

Please contact Mary at 610-347-0347, ext. 101 or admin@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Web Development Intern

Candidate must have an interest in website development. Familiarity with WordPress, Dreamweaver, CSS, HTML, and JavaScript is a plus. Interns will support the Resource and Operations Coordinator with the following duties:

  • Update content for events, news, programs, and other departments
  • Create interactive and engaging website features
  • Enhance visitor experience and ease of navigation

Please contact Albert at 610-347-0347, ext. 105 or publicrelations@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Marketing Intern

Candidate must have an interest in marketing and/or journalism, a proficiency in writing, and experience with social media platforms. Interns will support the Resource and Operations Coordinator with the following duties:

  • Promote TLC programs and events
  • Boost web traffic and social media interaction
  • Create marketing materials for web, print, and deliverables
  • Draft content for website, newsletters, and other media
  • Revise and edit marketing materials

Please contact Albert at 610-347-0347, ext. 105 or publicrelations@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Graphic Design Intern

Candidate must have an interest in photography, art, and/or graphic design. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premier Pro is a plus. Interns will support TLC with the following duties:

  • Create, design, or edit graphics, videos, flyers, brochures, and other visually engaging content
  • Attend events when available to take photos
  • Support content from all departments

Please contact Albert at 610-347-0347, ext. 105 or publicrelations@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Development Intern

Candidates should be proficient with computers, Microsoft Word and Excel, and web applications, with organization and research skills. Interns will support the Development Coordinator with the following duties:

  • Research foundations and funding opportunities
  • Research potential projects and programs
  • Drafts grant proposals and reports
  • Maintain wish lists and funding needs
  • Proofread documents
  • Maintain files and reports
  • Draft outreach content for programs, events, social media, and website
  • Perform other tasks related to development and fundraising

Please contact Jennifer at 610-347-0347, ext. 103 or development@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Sponsorship and Events Intern

Candidates should be outgoing, organized, and willing to talk to people and businesses about TLC’s mission and events. Interns will assist TLC with the following duties:

  • Coordinate event activities
  • Promote special events and sponsors through social media and online calendars
  • Prepare and/or acquire marketing materials, decorations, and auction items
  • Maintain invitation, response, participation, and guest lists
  • Serve as an ambassador for TLC at events, programs, and throughout the community

Please contact Mary at 610-347-0347, ext. 101 or admin@tlcforscc.org to apply.

TLC Conservation and Historic Preservation Intern (Available Spring Semester)

Candidates should have an interest in land conservation and/or historic preservation and have some knowledge of Microsoft Office, research methods, and organizational skills. GIS knowledge is a plus. Interns will assist the Executive Director and Preservation Coordinator with the following duties:

  • Conduct research for land conservation projects and properties
  • Support grant applications and administration
  • Maintain and organize records for each project and property
  • Prep for and attend annual monitoring of protected properties
  • Help with archaeological lab work from past excavations

Please contact Abbie at 610-347-0347, ext. 102 or preservation@tlcforscc.org in January 2018 to apply.

TLC Land Management Intern

Candidates should have an interest in land conservation or management. This internship involves physical labor. Experience working with hand tools and small gas powered tools is helpful. Interns must be reliable, be able to communicate effectively, have a willingness to work outdoors in varied weather conditions, and the ability to work independently or within a team. Must have reliable transportation. Interns will assist the Land Manager with the following duties:

  • Maintain existing tree plantings and cages by hand weeding and string trimming
  • Design, create, and maintain natural hiking trails on TLC preserves using hand tools
  • Remove invasive plants, vines, and noxious weeds
  • Water and re-pot of young trees, shrubs, and plants in nursery
  • Plant native trees and shrubs
  • Clear brush and blown down trees as needed

Please contact Tim at 610-347-0347, ext. 106 or landmanager@tlcforscc.org to apply.

Other Opportunities

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