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Internships with the Massachusetts

Association of Conservation Commissions

 

The Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC) is a non­profit corporation whose mission is to protect Massachusetts’ natural resources by supporting conservation commissions through education and advocacy. MACC provides legal, scientific, policy, and technical training to Massachusetts Conservation Commissions.  MACC works collaboratively with gov­ernment agencies, nonprofits, and volunteers to achieve its environmental protection mission. 

 

MACC is seeking environmental students to assist our association with educational events, conferences, database evaluations, fundraising projects, and/or environmental policy research.  Internship applications will be accepted on a rolling basis at MACC. Our preference is to have interns work with us for a minimum of 8 to 16 hours per week, for a three to four-month period.

Internships are unpaid, but the experience will provide an excellent opportunity to learn first-hand about how small, statewide environmental non-profit organizations perform important educational and advocacy roles.  It is possible that one intern could implement some, or many of the tasks listed below, depending upon candidate backgrounds and MACC priorities at that time. 

 

Intern Positions

 

·       Communications, Finance, and Development Intern: This intern position will provide a key role assisting MACC with grant applications, fundraising campaigns, website updates, database management, and social media outreach.  Candidates should have strong organizational and communication skills.

 

·       Educational and Event Management Intern. The Educational and Event Management Intern will assist the Associate Director in preparing educational courses, coordinating workshop events, and assist with workshop planning, conference coordination, and webinar implementation.  Candidates should have strong communication skills and interest in independent project work. 

 

·       Legislative and Policy Research: The Legislative and Policy Research Intern will assist the Executive Director with providing research support on wetlands, open space, and climate change policy topics. An ideal applicant will have an interest and enthusiasm for a wide variety of environmental issues, have experience with fast-paced research projects, and strong communication skills. 

 

Application Instructions

 To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:  staff@maccweb.org

more Calendar

12/12/2017
Unit 102 - Wetlands Protection Act: Fundamentals, Process and Procedures WEBINAR

12/20/2017
Applying the Massachusetts Coastal Wetlands Regulations

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Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC)
10 Juniper Road, Belmont, MA 02478
Phone: (617) 489 - 3930
Fax: (617) 489 - 3935
Email us: staff@maccweb.org

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