Job Description

The Greenburgh Nature Center is seeking a qualified college-level intern to work on internal and external sustainability efforts for the Spring-Summer season.


  • Develop educational materials related to green business practices and sustainability
  • Assist with communications, including presentations, website and/or social media content
  • Represent the Nature Center and Sustainability Department at various community and tabling events such as farmers markets and town meetings
  • Assist in maintaining green operations, including:
    • Conducting waste audits, maintenance of compost stations, greenhouse and organic garden
  • Teach sustainability programming throughout the summer camp season
  • Support sustainability team in additional initiatives when necessary

Schedule and Compensation:

  • Hours per week: 15-20 hours per week, flexible hours ranging from Monday – Sunday 9am-5pm
  • Duration: Internship opportunity available Spring-Summer 2019
    • March-September (with option for extension)
  • Internship is unpaid; can be used for class credit

To apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to Lindsay Cohen at with “Sustainability Intern” in the subject.

In your cover letter, please include the following:

  • How many hours you are available to work per week and your preferred weekly schedule
  • Any past educational or work experiences that relate to the outlined responsibilities