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Internship and Job Opportunities

Invasive Species Citizen Science Program Coordinator

January 2019

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference (NYNJTC) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Invasive Species Citizen Science Program Coordinator. The Trail Conference leads the Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), a cooperative effort of more than 40 organizations and agencies involved in invasive species work in the region, and supported by contract with the state of New York. We have a thriving citizen science program that involves over 300 volunteers annually in multiple overlapping programs.  Data collected is used for prioritization of invasive species management work and prediction modeling.

The Invasive Species Citizen Science Program Coordinator will plan, oversee, and implement the citizen science programs of the Lower Hudson PRISM and recruit and coordinate volunteer participation.

This is a full-time position.  For more details and application information, please go to

Invasives Strike Force Seasonal Crew

May 2018 - September 2018

The Trail Conference is looking for four seasonal AmeriCorps Crew members to help fight invasive plants throughout the Lower Hudson Valley region. 

If you are looking to prevent ecological damage before it happens, join the Invasives Strike Force. Employing the most effective techniques to stop invasive plants, Invasives Strike Force crew members spend nearly every work day outside in the beautiful Lower Hudson Valley of New York State, working to contain and eliminate invasive plants from the extensive parks and wild areas just north of New York City.  For more information or to apply, please click here.

Watercraft Inspection Stewards

May 2018 - August 2018

The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is currently accepting applications for Watercraft Inspection Stewards, as part of our Aquatic Invasive Species Program. Stewards will work Friday–Sunday beginning Memorial Day weekend and ending Labor Day weekend. Steward responsibilities include (but are not limited to) inspecting boats for aquatic hitchhikers before they enter and after the exit the Hudson River, educating the public about clean boating practices, and surveying the Lower Hudson Valley for aquatic invasive species via shoreline or kayak. Those interseted in applying can view the full job description here.