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Basic Internship Information

Wetlands is continually seeking committed, responsible people to with our activist staff and volunteers on exciting projects year round.

Location: Wetlands Preserve is based in Tribeca, in Manhattan, New York City at 161 Hudson Street, on the corner of Laight Street (day entrance is the 1st black door on Laight Street), 2 blocks south of Canal St, accessible from the 1,9, A, C, or E trains to Canal Street or M6 bus to Canal Street. Call for more detailed directions.

Academic Credit: Can be arranged in conjunction with school internship programs at the high school, college, and post-graduate levels. Salary: None, but Wetlands staff can work with interns to find salaried positions in the environmental movement subsequent to their internship. Wetlands interns have gone on to take salaried positions with groups such as Friends of Animals, The Allegheny Defense Project, and In Defense of Animals.

Training: Wetlands interns work with the experienced staff of an organization that has been on the forefront of activism in New York City for over ten years. As part of the program, intern will gain extensive knowledge of relevant issues and experience in implementing activist strategies.

Hours: Highly flexible. The Center is open Monday through Friday 10AM-8PM, and occasionally on weekends. Each Tuesday evening from 7-9:00PM Wetlands holds educational forums with expert speakers, videos, and slide shows. Attendance at these meetings is strongly preferred.

Perks: Free admission to all concerts at the Wetlands Preserve nightclub. New York City, a place of rich cultural diversity, art, history, and activism, is a great perk in and of itself.

Responsiblities: See the Internship Descriptions. For more information or to set up an interview, call Adam Weissman at (212) 966-4831 or email activism@wetlands-preserve.org