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City of Philadelphia

Internships

Throughout the year, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation hires seasonal staff ranging from clerks and environmental educators to geographic information system interns. These positions can be either paid or unpaid for academic credit, and part- or full-time.    
  • Ecosystem Management Intern
  • This internship will include two separate ecosystem management project types: Invasive plant control (March 15 to May 1) and Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) suppression (May 1 to August 30). Interns will receive field training on plant identification and also be trained as PA Dept of Agriculture “Registered Pesticide Application Technicians” prior to beginning invasive plant control and EAB suppression field work.

    Download the full Ecosystem Management Intern description (PDF)