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Internships: Rose Richardson at the Volunteer Appreciation Event
Rose Richardson at the Volunteer Appreciation Event

Whatcom Land Trust welcome students of color, those with disabilities, LGBTQ + students and all others. In short, any students for internships who care about this land, how we can best enjoy it now and protect it for generations to come.

Whatcom Land Trust operates within a 100-year vision for the land we protect, but our vision for a more diverse and representative organization is immediate.

Here are the steps we are taking to ensure this vision becomes a reality:

  • Advocacy and civic engagement
  • Environmental justice
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

Whatcom Land Trust offers internships quarterly. Here are the job descriptions from each department:

Title: Community Engagement Internship – Not currently open
Supervisor: Claire Johnston, Communications Director, claire@whatcomlandtrust.org

Title: Environmental Philanthropy Intern – Not currently open
Supervisor: Laura Ridenour, Philanthropy Director, laura@whatcomlandtrust.org

Title: Conservation Intern – open for Fall 2022
Supervisor: Alex Jeffers, Conservation Director, alex@whatcomlandtrust.org

Title: Stewardship GIS/GPS Intern – open
Supervisor: Stewardship Director, Jennifer Mackey, Jennifer@whatcomlandtrust.org

Title: Stewardship Restoration Intern – open
Supervisor: Stewardship Director, Jennifer Mackey, Jennifer@whatcomlandtrust.org

Quotes from past interns:

“I am so happy to have been able to work for the land trust. This internship has helped me to become a stronger educator, communicator, and community member here within Whatcom County. I am extremely grateful to have been given this opportunity to intern for the Whatcom Land Trust.” – Mia Munoz, Environmental Science, Huxley College