Intern with Us

Paul Smith's Adirondack Watershed Institute and APIPP teamed up to speak with visitors at the Old Forge farmers market on Friday.

Thank you for your interest in internship opportunities with the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP). We offer both paid and unpaid opportunities.

We are currently accepting applications for APIPP’s 2018 Adirondack Invasive Species Seasonal Educator position. This position provides hands-on exposure to all aspects of The Nature Conservancy’s invasive species work in the Adirondacks. Working with APIPP’s Manager, Aquatic and Terrestrial Invasive Species Project Coordinators, and conservation partners, the Educator will develop and implement invasive species public education and outreach projects and events. As opportunities arise, the Educator will also assist APIPP staff with invasive species surveys, mapping, and management. To learn more about this position and to apply, visit The Nature Conservancy’s Career Page. Submit your cover letter and resume for position number 46046 by 11:59 PM EST on January 29, 2018.

We also welcome inquiries about potential student-lead research projects. Examples of past projects that APIPP has collaborated with students on include a highschool project evaluating the drying times of Brazilian watermilfoil; a college project mapping the distribution of Japanese knotweed in Franklin County; and, a graduate project assessing the distribution of invasive earthworms in the Tri-Lakes region and their impact on salamanders. If you are interested in collaborating with APIPP on a student-lead research project, please contact us.