Conservation Diversity Fellowship, Open Spaces Institutes

New York City, NY

Organization: Open Spaces Institutes

Duties: Fellows will have the opportunity to work on projects related to the following, based upon her/his education and desired career path.

  • Conservation real estate transactions, acquisitions, and dispositions
  • Access to urban parks, state parks, and the stewardship of protected lands
  • Conservation science research and information dissemination
  • Administration of grant funds to partner organizations for land protection and environmental education
  • Finance, accounting and administration of a large non-profit organization
  • Executive and development departments working with partners, funders, and the board of trustees

Desired qualifications:

  • Interest in pursuing a career in a conservation and/or non-profit related field
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of conservation or the environmental movement, including diversity in conservation
  • College graduate with demonstrated academic excellence (GPA, course selection, and leadership)
  • Availability and commitment to full and enthusiastic participation in all aspects of the Conservation Diversity Fellowship
  • Working out of OSI’s midtown office in New York City and participating in the Fellowship for one year beginning in late summer of 2016
  • Eligible to work in the United States

Link to more information: Learn more about the position and apply.

How to apply: Send a Resume or CV, college transcript, a statement of purpose (750 words or less), and two letters of recommendation that may be from a professor or recent employer to OSI.

Application deadline: April 15th, 2017