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KU work study intern (Lawrence, Kansas)

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 14:52 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Part time
Opportunity: 
Internship
Details: 

Kansas Land Trust is a non-profit organization, which holds 74 conservation easements protecting over 38,000 acres. Conservation easemens are legal agreements in which private landowners prohibit certain development uses and reserve agricultural rights on their property in perpetuity.

KLT seeks a KU work study student intern for the summer of 2019 with options to extend to the academic years of 2019-2010 and 2020-2021. The intern will be paid $12 per hour. KLT will be flexible with scheduling 10 work hours per week. The desired candidate should posses background, experience, and skills as an advanced undergraduate student pursuing a degree in journalism, environmental studies, biology or a graduate student in similar studies or urban planning. Skills with mapping applications, strategic communications and video production are desirable.

The basic duties and responsibilities of the intern will include:
• Assisting with conservation easement documentation, including development of baseline reports, including soil, aerial and topographical maps, and review of due diligence reports
• Monitoring visits of conserved properties, plant identification and photographs
• Administrative recordkeeping and Microsoft Access database entry
• Communications, website design and social media outreach

To apply, please send a cover letter, writing sample or example of a work/study project, and resume to Jerry Jost, executive director, at jjost@klt.org Applicants must be Kansas Work Study-eligible students. Please visit

Kansas Land Trust
16 East 13th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
785.749.3297