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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: Communications and Outreach Intern
Supervisor: Karen Parker, Communications & Outreach Director,
(360) 650-9470

Title: Environmental Philanthropy Intern
Supervisor: Amanda McKay, Philanthropy Director,, (360) 746-3423

Title: Conservation Intern
Supervisor: Alex Jeffers, Conservation Manager,, (360) 650-9470

Title: Stewardship Intern
Supervisor: Stewardship Director, Jennifer Mackey,

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