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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Internship Position Description Form 

Date: Fall of 2019
Program Name: Mounted Unit Park Ranger Internship
Location/Address: 3 Randolph Street, Canton MA 02021


Positions available: (3)
  • Stable Aide Intern, 
  • Equestrian Intern 
  • Equine Administrative Assistant Intern

Brief Description of Internship Position:
Interns will gain experience and knowledge of the profession by assisting mounted rangers with preparations for the park patrols, programs, and/or events. For equine administrative assistant - administrative duties are included in preparations.

All Park Ranger Mounted Unit Interns assist with park programs that involve school/special from toddlers to elderly, special needs groups and the general public, CORI check required. No paid positions available.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Commitment must be minimum 1 day per week. 

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
  • Stable Aide Intern – must possess basic knowledge of horsemanship
  • Equestrian Intern – must be intermediate level or better in English – style horseback riding ability (walk, trot, canter ring and trail.) Able to mount from ground.
  • Equine Administrative Assistant Intern – must possess knowledge of Microsoft programs (word, excel, power point, access, etc.)

Hours per week:
  • A minimum of three hours per week is required.

Other relevant information: 
  • Enhance job applications with professional association and experience.
  • Develop spirit of cooperation and collaboration within your community.
  • Support environmental sustainability by enhancing and protecting wildlife habitats and natural areas in parks.
  • Complete training session series for certificate and letter of reference. 
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