Various Positions with the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve

These opportunities are available during the Fall 2022. These positions are in person.

The Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve is located to the south of Vassar’s campus, across Hooker Avenue. The northeastern portion of the property is designated as a multiple use area. It is home to a number of organizations including the Environmental Cooperative at the Vassar Barns, the Hudson Valley Corps of the Student Conservation Association, Community Gardens, and the Poughkeepsie Farm Project. This area is also used for athletics with both the Vassar Rugby and Cross Country team calling the farm home.

Campus Natural Areas Steward – Help to maintain and monitor natural areas on campus, including pollinator gardens and tree plantings.

Ecological Preserve Invasive Species intern – Help to implement an array of invasive species management strategies and restoration plans. Work to educate the community about invasive species.  

Hours: Students can register for either 0.5 unit or 1.0 unit of credit ( min. 40 hrs with org over the semester for + 30 hrs of academic work OR min. 80 hr over the semester with org  + 60 hours of academic work)

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to

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