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Land Conservation Intern

Annandale, VA, USA

Job Type

Internship (part-time)

About the Role

The Land Conservation Intern will work closely with the Lands Team on various projects regarding lands protected or prioritized by NVCT. Responsibilities will include downloading and organizing land datasets, updating property reports, and mapping using GIS. This intern will learn about stewardship and management of conserved land in a mixture of urban and rural environments.


  • Experience with GIS mapping  

  • Experience reading and managing datasets  

  • Knowledge of and interest in environmental science  

  • A self-starter attitude and strong work ethic  

  • Ability to develop a project independently after being given a framework  

Who We Are


The Northern Virginia Conservation Trust (NVCT) is a regional, nonprofit land trust that forever conserves, manages, and advocates for land that has natural, historical, and cultural value to our Northern Virginia communities. NVCT works with conservation partners, local governments, and private landowners to preserve, restore and steward the land in Northern Virginia. Since its founding in 1994, NVCT has protected over 8,000 acres in urban and rural areas. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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