more details on summer program: bit.ly/HFREU_Program
more details on this project: bit.ly/HFPlanning
May 27 to August 9, 2019
Located in Petersham, MA
11-week residential program
for undergraduates only
$5775 stipend plus travel
Full room & board and meal plan
Apply online by Feb 1, 2019
Summer Research And
Planning Internships
photo by Jerry Monkman
Questions? Contact Manisha Patel, Summer Program Coordinator: [email protected], 978-756-6148
Position 1) Conservation GIS Intern
This position will be focused on using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to provide
insights on the region’s conservation history, recent landcover changes, population and
potential future changes, and–working with experts–help identify areas most suitable for
forests, farms, and responsible development. Applicants should be interested in land protection and have experience with, or have a strong motivation to learn, GIS and have good
analytic skills.
This position will focus on using planning documents from community to regional scales
and social, demographic and economic data to summarize existing frameworks for action
and to provide detailed characterization of the Connecticut River Valley’s economic, demographic, and cultural variation. The student will be involved in developing a coordinated
regional plan in collaboration with mentors and NGO partners. Applicants should have
experience or coursework in regional planning, and an interest in land protection, agriculture, and urban issues.
Position 2) Regional Planning Intern
Interns will work within