NYC Parks Internship Applications
You can find out about NYC Parks current internship recruitment and apply at NYC Parks the same time. You can review the application process for the internship program and get detailed information about the department you want to apply for. Catch a chance to make a difference in your career by doing an internship at the NYC Parks!
Available Internship Positions: Summer Intern, Brooklyn Recreation Intern, Citywide Nursery Intern, Deer Awareness Intern, Natural Resource Intern
Apply Online NYC Parks Intern Program
Parks & Recreation is a public agency of over 3,500 people that care for about 29,000 acres of parkland. Parks’ principal mission is to keep the parks, playgrounds, and sitting areas of New York City clean and safe, while also developing the City’s recreational opportunities by offering quality facilities, programs, and events to meet the needs of all New Yorkers.
Natural Resource Intern
Conduct ecological assessment, inventory and mapping
Delineate and identify upland and wetland plant communities
Use ArcGIS and GPS units to conduct geospatial analysis, field mapping and planning
Prepare reports with graphs, maps and photos to illustrate project development
Conduct ecological and trail stewardship projects
Assist and develop ecological curriculums with outdoor stewardship programs
Perform other natural resource management projects when needed
QUALIFICATIONS / SPECIAL SKILLS / AREAS OF STUDY
Knowledge in natural area mapping, plant ecology, surveying through courses or experience
Able to identify various native and non-native plants using field guides
Familiar with using ArcGIS and GPS units in office/field settings
Familiar with Microsoft Access and database management
Able to effectively work independently and in teams
Understanding of STEM and/or education program development
Able to conduct field work in natural settings
Good communication skills and work ethics
How to Apply for Intern at NYC Parks;
Using the link below you can list all current intern positions and apply to the position that suits you.
You may apply for an internship with Parks in one of three ways:
- Complete an online internship application
- Email the Internship Coodinator: Leslie.Nusblatt@parks.nyc.gov
- Mail a cover letter and resume to:
830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Attn: Internship Coordinator
or fax them to (212) 360-8200.