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
- 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