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
ABOUT NORTHERN VIRGINIA CONSERVATION TRUST
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 nvct.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.