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Alternative Spring Break Internship

Join our team of 10 local St. Louis High Schoolers from the Ferguson-Florissant and Hazelwood School Districts, Audubon staff and partner organizations for this weeklong work experience! 

The Audubon Center at Riverlands offers youth work and career exposure opportunities through the alternative spring break experience. This paid job opportunity provides five St. Louis region teens with real work experience, career exposure, and networking opportunities in the field of environmental conservation and sustainability.

  • This program supports the goals of the Gateway to Green Careers project by providing  new sustainability and conservation focused job opportunities for teens in the St. Louis region.
  • Learning topics will include themes of water quality and conservation, environmental justice trainings, wildlife habitat management, land management including invasive species removal, and more. Teens will also assist in habitat management and other conservation projects happening on site at the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary.

Outdoor conservation work | environmental justice trainings | career exposure opportunities 

Dates and Included schools will update before each new season.
During SLPS Spring Break: March 27th-31st 2023 for Ferguson-Florissant and Hazelwood High School Students| Mon-Fri | $11.15/hr | 8a-4p

Application instructions below.

How to Apply:

Step 1: Go to the Alternative Spring Break 2023: Audubon Application and submit your application. 

Step 2: Based on your application, you may be asked to complete the applications on the National Audubon website. (invitation only)

Contact Email: emily.Connor@audubon.org

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