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Nature Groupie Communications Work Study

2022/2023 Academic Year

Join the Nature Groupie team during the academic year to help with social media, photography and merchandise sales!

This paid work study position will assist Nature Groupie with outreach and communications, with the goal to connect more volunteers and citizen scientists to conservation efforts in New Hampshire and other New England states. Outreach projects will include written and visual content for social media, photography, and in-person outreach for volunteer action and merchandise sales. Students qualifying for work study will be given priority.

This position is available for up to 10 hours a week. Hours can be arranged based on your schedule; those willing to work at occasional weekend events will be given preference. The position will be based in Nesmith Hall in Durham. There may be an opportunity to work remotely later in the semester. This position is for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Primarily we are looking for someone enthusiastic and excited about nature and being outside. Familiarity with social media, interest in environmental communication, wildlife, natural resources, environmental stewardship, ecology or similar fields, marketing of social responsible products, strong communication skills – oral, written - and the ability to work independently all a plus.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning October 3rd. To learn more or apply, click the link below and login into Handshake. 

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Nature Groupie Interns find a turtle

Nature Groupie hosts interns every summer, who do stewardship and citizen science field work based out of the UNH campus in Durham, NH.

Examples of past internship projects include:
- Monitoring coastal marshes for invasive plants (UNH Extension, US Fish & Wildlife Service)
- Trail maintenance and construction (Town of Durham, Southeast Land Trust)
- Ecological restoration using native shrubs and perennials (Town of New Castle)
- Endangered butterfly habitat surveys (NH Fish & Game)
- Endangered bat and cottontail rabbit surveys (NH Fish & Game, US Fish & Wildlife Service)
- Invasive plant management (UNH Office of Woodlands)
- Conservation easement monitoring (Town of Durham, Bear Paw Regional Greenways)

Nature Groupie has hosted interns since 2014! See all our our past interns:

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