Internship Opportunities at Macon County Conservation District

Seasonal or Intern Interpreter

Application Deadline: Applications due by Friday, May 19, 2023
Wage: $13.25/hour

Terms of Position: June through mid-August. Up to 40 hours per week. Work week is Monday through Friday with alternating weekend duty.

Duties: The Seasonal or Intern Interpreter will develop and present programs on the natural and cultural history of Macon County. This includes but is not limited to: presenting public tours at Homestead Prairie Farm every other weekend during open houses; developing and leading the District’s History Camp with the Historic Sites’ Intern; leading nature and history programs for local libraries, school groups, scout groups, and more; assisting with other camps and activities; and other interpretive duties as needed. See Full Job Description.

Qualifications: Graduation from, or current enrollment in a biology, wildlife, ecology, zoology, history, museum, education, or other relevant program at an accredited college or university is preferred, but not required. Valid driver’s license and clean driving history. Must successfully complete a drug screen and criminal background check. If applying as an intern, official internship status is not required but encouraged.

To apply: Download an application. Return completed application along with a resume to Alysia Callison at [email protected] or at the address below.

For more information contact:
Alysia Callison, Director of Program Services
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
[email protected]