Environmental Professionals Training Program - Dawes Arboretum

At The Dawes Arboretum we share the love and knowledge of trees, history and nature with our community in Licking County, just 30 miles east of Columbus, Ohio. As a nearly 2,000 acre accredited Arboretum, or tree museum, we are unique locally. We ensure access to memorable experiences in nature that create lifelong engagement with our supporters.

The Environmental Professionals Training Program is an advanced training program specifically designed for recent graduates and emerging conservation professionals, seeking direct experience and practical skills to enhance credentials and assist in career advancement opportunities. This program provides specialized knowledge in conservation of natural resources and landscape management through training alongside Arboretum staff. Participants gain the skills necessary to conduct ecosystem restoration, invasive species control, plant propagation, wildlife monitoring and presenting educational programs, while networking with fellow conservation professionals in the field.

SUMMER / FALL: mid-June to early November

The deadline for application is May 15, 2020 (for Summer/Fall term).

How to Apply: Positions are awarded on a competitive basis. Cover letter, resume and 2 letters of reference can be sent to: Shana Byrd, Director of Land Conservation, The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Road, Newark, OH 43056; emailĀ sbyrd@dawesarb.org

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