Lyon Arboretum Trail Building Internship

March 22, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

The Trail Building Interns will work with Lyon staff to identify deteriorating trails throughout the garden and revitalize them. These interns will learn to evaluate appropriate trail design that is safe for visitors and durable in a high rainfall environment. Interns will utilize skills to install new trails and improve existing trails throughout the Arboretum. Activities include clearing vegetation, leveling, grading, constructing, installing, gravelling in accordance with Lyon’s trail building procedures. Interns will also recommend and install appropriate directional signage throughout Lyon’s trail system.

The internship is for a duration of 10 weeks and there are two available positions. Interns will be employed 4 days a week, Monday-Thursday. The last week of the internship will be a full week. State and federal holidays are observed. Applicants must be at least 18, and this is open to high school graduates, current and recent college students, and other individuals interested in gaining experience working in conservation. Scholarship Search