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Environmental Program Assistant (ID: 107579) for Fall 2019


P and R Long Island Park Comm

164 Old Montauk Highway
Montauk , NY 11954
E-Mail: Christopher.tripoli@parks.ny.gov
Phone: (631) 668-2554

Division/Unit: OPRHP/Hither Hills State Park


Web Site: www.oprhp.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


This internship will be based at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk NY. Duties will include but not be limited to assisting with NYS Parks Piping Plover protection program. Monitoring complex beaches for piping plovers, installing string fencing, snow fencing, and signage to warn patrons of restricted access areas. Intern will also assist with program planning and implementation for all age groups from children to adults. Ex. Nature programs, beach cleanups, staffing nature center at Hither Hills State Park.



Field Work

Program Planning


Computer Skills


Internship Areas: Education, Environmental Conservation

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Suffolk

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Sophomore

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Education Studies, Environmental Studies