Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
To apply for a QLF Leadership Position, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the cover letter, please explain your interest in QLF and position for which you are applying, how this position applies to your career interests, and any relevant background experience. Upon receipt of your cover letter and resume, QLF will contact you and may request an interview.
QLF will attempt to come to a decision within one month of receiving one’s application.
Please indicate the position for which you are applying, and if you are applying for more than one position, please indicate your top preference.
The deadline for summer positions is February 15th
Sustainable Fisheries & Education Associate
Work with community-based
fisheries organization(s) in implementing innovative high school curriculum
focused on the fishing industry and sustainable resource management.
Qualifications: graduate degree in education and/or marine science. Stipend:
$1,500-2,000 per month for 3 months (Spring/Summer) Note: dependent on funding.
Youth Environmental Outdoor Leadership Exchange Coordinator
Develop new program to introduce high school/college level participants to environmental issues associated with climate change in the context of national parks.
Qualifications: College/university graduate with proven outdoor leadership
training and experience. Location: Maine/Atlantic Region. Stipend: $1,000 to
$1,500 per month for three months (Spring/Fall TBD) Note: dependent on funding.
Newfoundland & Labrador, Quebec North Shore
Wildlife Research Assistants (2)
Work in field conservation in Important Bird Areas within Southern Labrador and Hare Bay/Main Brook, Newfoundland. Project will include BioBlitz, documentation of eider enhancement (Main Brook); development of interpretation panels; and bird conservation plan for St. Peter’s Bay to Fishots’ Islands. Qualifications: senior in college/university or recent graduates. Background in biology, geography, wildlife management or related fields, and experience with field research is helpful. Stipend: $1,000 to $1,500 per month for two to three months. (June through August)
Natural History/Wildlife Assistants
Project 1) Field-based Piping Plover Conservation Project Location: South West Newfoundland. Qualifications: ability and stamina to walk miles of beach on soft sand/stream crossings. Conduct field work in all types of weather, especially wind, fog, and rain. Use binoculars. Identify birds and recognize specific bird behaviour. Record data and conduct outreach to local communities. Walk the beaches, looking for plovers and other birds, and talking with beach users so as to encourage conservation behaviours. Location: Southwestern Newfoundland. Stipend: approx. $1,500 per month for two or three months. (June through August)
Project 2) Coastal Fisheries and Biodiversity Project. Location: Northern Newfoundland and Southern Labrador. This project addresses a significant threat to coastal biodiversity– the recent increase in pollution and debris deposited and washed ashore along the coastal communities of Newfoundland and Labrador. Using local music, video recording, and a variety of hands-on activities, project interns will engage community residents in clean up of the shorelines and working waterfronts, and in reducing pollution due to run-off and and discharge of waste overboard and along the coast. Stipend: approx. $1,500 per month for two or three months. (June through August) Project dependent on funding.
Rivers Conservation Intern
Work with QLF staff and collaborating regional and national organizations focused on river conservation education and heritage. Qualifications: college/university students/graduates. Location: Northern New England/New Brunswick. Stipend: $1,000 to $1,500 per month (June to August)