About the Internship Program
Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador's Internship Program provides non-profit organizations, community groups and municipalities an opportunity to host an intern on a project focusing on environmental or cultural heritage conservation.
Internships allow for meaningful, paid employment opportunities for recent graduates, while supporting important cultural and environmental initiatives in communities throughout the province.
Internship Placement Examples
Zack and Tegan interned with the NunatuKavut Community Firewood Social Enterprise Project. They conducted research and data collection about heat security in NunatuKavut Community Council communities, and coordinated the provision of resources to meaningfully improve heat security for residents of Black Tickle.
Dylan interned with CCNL’s Rural Asset Management in a Changing Climate Project. He worked on creating an inventory of municipal assets in Brigus, Cupids, Clarke’s Beach and South River. Dylan's work will equip these forward thinking municipalities with valuable tools and resources as they continue to create strong, resilient communities.
Nima analyzed and wrote reports on corporate greenhouse gas emissions for the Towns of Brigus, Cupids, Clarke’s Beach, and South River, facilitated community and staff climate change vulnerability assessment workshops, and assisted in inventorying each town’s infrastructure assets. This work provided municipalities and administrators with valuable information to help them make informed, cost effective decisions to build stronger communities in the face of climate change.
As the Conservation Assistant with CPAWS-NL, Robyn worked on multiple conservation projects, including the Puffin and Petrel Patrol Project and the Ship to Shore program. She also contributed to various community outreach and organizational initiatives.
As the Sustainability Assistant Intern, Brandon created the Town of Conception Bay South’s Climate Adaptation Plan in 2019. He acted as a Parks Commission liaison, identifying sources of funding for projects coordinated by various organizations that form the Parks Commission and supported ongoing development of the Conception Bay South T'railway Development Plan. Brandon also contributed to the Town’s Heritage Resources Assessment and further developed the Town’s community gardening efforts, as well as various other projects.