Internship Opportunities

Restoration and Land Management Internship

The Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust is seeking a seasonal part-time Intern to aid in our restoration efforts, land management, research, and education work. Download the full posting of this internship.


  • Interest in field applications of ecological restoration and land management
  • Familiarity with land care equipment (mowers, trimmers, pruners, loppers, etc.)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Pursuing a degree in natural sciences, horticulture, or trades is desired
  • Able to identify native and non-native plants
  • Must be team-oriented, positive, polite and friendly to all

Duties include all or some of the following:

  • General landscaping (e.g. mowing, string trimming, split rail fence maintenance)
  • Trail corridor clearing, trimming and maintenance of drainage features
  • Invasive plant management (e.g. mechanical/manual cutting, vine clearing, herbicide applications)
  • Planting and maintenance of reforestation sites, meadows, riparian areas
  • Assist research staff in development of resource management plans for preserve parcels
  • Occasional administrative and clerical duties to support full-time staff
  • Assist with educational, interpretive, and volunteer programs


  •  $16/hour for approximately 24 hours per week, typically 7:30am-3:30pm
  •  Advancement potential

To apply:  Provide résumé describing relevant experience to:

Chris Mendel, Executive Director

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust

2955 Edge Hill Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006-5099   215.657.0830

Learn more about our BLBB Internship Program

Thanks to BLBB Charitable and the generous donors of the Robertson Education Endowment we are able to offer an enriching internship program.

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

The Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust is a private, non-profit land trust located in the Philadelphia suburb of Huntingdon Valley (Montgomery County). As an organization, we work to conserve natural lands in the central Pennypack Creek Valley. The Trust will post job opportunities on this page when we are looking to grow our team. Learn more about our mission here.

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