Richard G Rockefeller Internship Program

EMPLOYER: Maine Coast Heritage Trust



Richard G. Rockefeller Conservation Internship

Are you interested in spending a summer learning about land conservation and practical skills involved in caring for land in Maine? This entry level residential summer internship is for you!

Up to eleven positions available.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust is a non-profit organization that conserves and stewards Maine’s coastal lands and islands for their renowned scenic beauty, ecological values, outdoor recreation opportunities and contribution to community well-being. MCHT provides statewide conservation leadership through its work with land trusts, coastal communities and other partners.

These paid internships will provide an opportunity for eleven Maine undergraduate, certificate program or trade school students to gain experience in land stewardship and conservation. Each student intern will be placed with a Maine land trust host, and will learn about land conservation and the practical skills involved in caring for conserved lands. The program begins on June 5th and ends on August 11th. Successful candidates will be self-motivated and willing and able to work independently or as part of a team. Must have reliable transportation.

For more information about the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, please visit their website at:

For more information about the internship position, including past intern experiences, please visit:

Wage: $14.00 per hour— free housing provided.


  • Student in Maine (or some Maine connection) undergraduate, certificate program, or trade school student applications accepted
  • Available June 5 to August 11
  • Must be self-motivated, willing and able to work independently or as part of a team, willing to learn new skills
  • Must have reliable transportation

To Apply: Complete the application form here  and send cover letter and resume to

Application Deadline: February 23, 2023

How to Apply:

Contact: Maggie Cozens
Phone: (860) 501-2223

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