Jobs & Internships
The National Park Service is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Branching Out Program. Branching Out is an outdoor, summer work experience that provides young people (ages 16 – 24 by July 1) with an overview of landscape maintenance practices through educational
workshops and hands-on fi eld experiences. Landscape maintenace: the process of keeping a landscape (park, garden, yard, etc..) clean, safe,
healthy and attractive. This is a 38-40 hour/week, paid experience. Hourly
rates start at $10.00/hour. Participants will:
• Learn about the historical significance of national
parks and how to maintain them.
• Gain hands-on experience in tree and shrub care,
turf management, and formal garden maintenance.
• Receive training and certification in use of power
• Receive special training specific to your interests.
• Discover education pathways to college or training.
• Explore career paths such as gardener,
horticulturist, or arborist.
• Visit a national park in another state.
Applicants may be eligible for an 8 – 10 week position.
Experience is not required, but placement is based on
the applicant’s level of skill and interest in the field of
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation
For more information contact Michelle Pizzillo at
617/241-6954 ex: 268 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, return the completed application to:
Olmsted Center for Landsacape Preservation
Charlestown Navy Yard, Quarters C
Boston, MA 02129
Or fax your application to: 617/241-3952
Applications must be received by March 14, 2014.
Applications received after March 14th will not
Please check out the rest of our website first to learn about our programs, events, and staff, and read the descriptions below thoroughly. If you have questions or would like to apply for an internship not listed below, please contact the appropriate coordinator in the description (do not mail resumes or other materials unless specifically requested):
*Unfortunately, due to budget constraints the following internship opportunities are currently unpaid. If you are a student, we may be able to help you seek funding through your school’s work-study program, community service office, or fellowships.*
Unfortunately we do not have any current internship opportunities, but fall opportunities will be added soon! If you are interested in volunteering with Groundwork Somerville, please check out the Volunteer Opportunities page.