Do you want hands-on experience in ecology-based design?  Apply to be a summer intern in our office!

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The intern will work with all staff as needed with tasks directly apportioned by LWLA’s Project Manager.  The position requires forty hours per week.  Start and end dates can be flexible according to the intern’s preferences, as long as it is coordinated with the Project Manager.  Occasional overnight travel will likely be required.

Project/Design Assistant Duties:

  • Assisting with site analysis, site measurements, and creation of base maps
  • Creation of proposals, cost estimates, and quantified plant lists.
  • Design and design documentation assistance
  • Ecological research as requested by staff designers
  • Assistance with creation of management documents
  • Plant and materials procurement assistance
  • Occasional light fieldwork (plant layout, meadow seeding)

Skills Required:

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking skills, and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interest in and familiarity with basic ecological processes and plants native to the northeastern United States
  • Effective time management
  • Willingness to learn and participate in a diverse range of support tasks

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples in PDF format (not to exceed 10 mb) via email to Rebecca Kagle, rkagle AT  No telephone inquiries please.  While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Download the 2018 Internship description.