NYC Parks Internship Program 2018

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!NYC Parks Internship Program

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

INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES
 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
 Detail oriented

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.