The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 |
The Philadelphia Field Station of the USDA's Forest Service is excited to announce opportunities for four fellowships and two internships.  These opportunities are being offered as part of their partnerships with Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Delaware, and the University of Indiana.

Two Fellowships are focused on urban forestry and citizen science, one is focused on disease transmission and fragmentation, and one is open to any relevant project. Each Fellowship includes a $5,000 award and mentorship opportunities with the Forest Service and some of their partners. The application deadline is April 11.

Fellowships - applications deadline 4/11

They are also looking for two interns, one to work at the Field Station assisting with various projects and the other to help with a monitoring program. The application deadline is March 21.

Internships- applications deadline 3/21

Visit the Philadelphia Urban Field Station website for more information.


The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.