USFS - NYC Urban Field Station Social Science Asst

Social Science Assistant, Fall 2017
Bayside, NY

The mission of the New York City Urban Field Station is to improve quality of life in urban areas by conducting and supporting research about social-ecological systems and natural resource management. It began in 2006 as a partnership between the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and expanded to include the Natural Areas Conservancy as a key partner since its founding in 2013 (

The New York City Urban Field Station has a social science assistant position to assist with the completion of replicating the Stewardship Assessment and Mapping Project (STEW-MAP), for New York City, in addition to help with other social assessment work affiliated with the NYC Urban Field Station. The assistant will contribute to the STEW-MAP project through developing a database of contacts and by managing a web-based stewardship group survey of stewardship groups that protect and restore the environment in NYC. The paid intern position will begin immediately, for at least 10 weeks, for 10 to 15 hours per week.

To apply, please submit an application (cover letter, resume, and at least 2 references) to Michelle Johnson at Position open until filled.
Please note that this position will be hired through the City Parks Foundation, an equal opportunity employer.


Closing Date: September 30, 2017.