Title: ​Lake Erie Islands Environmental Steward Intern​

Location: Put-In-Bay, Ohio

Dates: June 2024– August 2024 (flexible) for a 10 week term

Positions Available: 1 internship

Living Allowance: $600/week

Status: This is a full-time, temporary 40 hour/week AmeriCorps National Service position. 

Contact: ​Questions? Email [email protected])​

Spend your Summer advocating for and preserving the scenic and natural areas at a unique Island area in Put-In-Bay, Ohio.

Appalachian Conservation Corps in partnership with the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy (LEIC), Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center (LEINWC) and Put-In-Bay Township Park District are seeking an intern to split their time between the organizations, serving in a variety of functions in and out of the field to educate the public about the unique natural history of the Lake Erie Islands and to foster appreciation and protection through conservation of these resources.

Tagged as: Conservation


To qualify, you must be between the ages of 21 and 30, and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED. All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

Possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Skills:

Current undergraduate or graduate college student

Comfortable working in a field and office environment

Studies in Environmental field

Local applicants preferred

Interest in land stewardship

About Appalachian Conservation Corps

Appalachian Conservation Corps (ACC) works to connect young people to critical conservation service work across Appalachia and neighboring communities in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, DC, and Pennsylvania. As a corps program, ACC partners with public land managers to identify, plan, and complete projects that improve public access, habitat quality, and economic development. ACC is a program of Conservation Legacy, a nationwide network of conservation service organizations. Our programs focus on service, place-based learning, life skills development, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. ACC also provides an opportunity for members to learn about the local environment and issues affecting it and introduces individuals to recreation and resource management careers. ACC welcomes national applicants, but also emphasizes the engagement of local individuals who represent the communities in which they serve.

Application Instructions

In addition to your resume, please submit a one page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position. Applications will be accepted until March 31st.