Internships and Jobs

Outdoor Educator - Long Trail School 

Long Trail School, in Dorset, Vermont, is seeking a person with strong leadership, organization and communications skills to join our new Outdoor Educational initiative. As part of this new initiative, Long Trail School will strive to provide every student with an opportunity to develop stronger connections with others, deeper connections within their self and a greater connection with the natural world. The ideal candidate will work to develop lessons that will help students develop a connection to and an understanding of the environment. The candidate will work not only with the LTS faculty but also with local farmers and other educational institutions to develop a program that incorporates our core values of Integrity, Kindness of Spirit, Openness, Social Responsibility, and Stewardship.

Location: Dorset, VT 
Type: Job 
To Apply:  
Your introduction letter and resume can be emailed to Mary Ellen Mega, Dean of Academics at sends e-mail).

Watershed Alliance - Watershed Educator Internship 

Watershed Alliance, a Lake Champlain Sea Grant and UVM Extension program, aims to increase awareness and knowledge of watershed issues in the Lake Champlain Basin (both in NY and VT). Each spring and fall we hire a cohort of undergraduate students, known as Watershed Educators, who are actively looking to gain experience educating K-12 students about water resources and watershed education. Watershed Educators receive training in stream ecology, watershed science and teaching science as inquiry. They learn important group management skills that are applicable both in the field and classroom. These skills are then used to teach K-12 students about our watershed out on our research vessel, at local stream sites, or in classrooms across the state (mileage is reimbursed for travel). Watershed Educators are expected to work approximately 50 hours per season. Internship hours are typically Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am - 4pm. 

Location: Burlington, VT (various site locations) 
Type: Internship 
Compensation: $12 per hour 
Deadline to Apply: August 31, 2021
To Apply:  Please send a letter of interest and resume to and feel free to reach out with any questions!

North Branch Nature Center - Executive director 

We are looking for an Executive Director to provide inspiring leadership, sound financial oversight, successful fundraising, creative program development, and effective personnel management. Through guidance and approval from the Board of Directors (Board), and the Executive Committee (EC), the ED leads and represents the organization in a manner that helps NBNC fulfill the goals of our Strategic Plan, furthers NBNC’s commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI), and advances our mission: Connecting People with the Natural World.

Location: Montpelier, VT 
Type: Full-Time
Compensation: $59,000 - $63,000 (commensurate with experience), including health insurance, holidays, and earned time off.
Deadline to Apply: August 31, 2021
To Apply:  Please send a letter of interest and resume to

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North Branch Nature Center - Teaching Positions

We have a part-time opening for an ECO (Educating Children Outdoors) Teacher to join our education team at NBNC. The starting pay is $17 per hour. The position is 32 hours per week for 30 weeks, starting August 30, 2021.  There is a winter break from January 1 to March 1 with the potential for additional hours. This position works with the Director of Education and the ECO staff on developing and implementing ECO in area public schools with a focus on nature-based education for preschool and kindergarten classrooms. The ECO staff advance NBNC’s mission of Connecting People with the Natural World by providing informative and experiential programs for schools participating in ECO in central Vermont. The ECO Teacher will promote best practices of nature-based educational programming.  

Location: Montpelier, VT 
Type: Part-time
Compensation: $17 - $18 per hour, commensurate with experience.
Deadline to Apply: July 26, 2021
To Apply: Apply by sending a letter of interest and resume by July 26, 2021 to: 

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