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National Park Intern


National Living Wage


Lymington and the New Forest, Hampshire

Contract Type:

12 months from April 2023

Closing Date:

17 FEBRUARY 2023

National Park Intern

Are you ready to grow a career that gives back to nature?

New to Nature is an exciting programme of paid work placements in nature-focused roles for young people. This is one of 70 roles that will be created across the UK to encourage young and diverse talent into the Natural Environment sector.

Our National Park Intern role is designed to give young people a wide portfolio of skills, understanding and insight into which future career paths are available by working across our teams; engagement, education, communications, planning and policy. You’ll get paid a good wage from a ‘green job’ that’s good for the environment, learn loads of skills to boost your CV and get access to an employment mentor to help you plan your future career.

Are you passionate about helping protect the New Forest National Park?
Are you interested in interacting with people from all backgrounds, helping them to access the outdoors and connect with nature?

This is a unique opportunity to try something new and to take a first step on a career path where you can make a real difference. The natural environment needs you!

We’re particularly interested in receiving applications from young people from ethnically diverse backgrounds, who are living with a disability or are from low-income households.

Working 35 hours per week this placement is based at our office in Lymington (with options for homeworking as well as opportunities to work in and around the New Forest National Park)

Find all the information you need in our placement pack using the link to the right. You can apply via the following link –

All applications are submitted directly to Groundwork UK who will check the suitability of applicants before passing them to us. We’ll then shortlist applicants for an informal interview process. If you have any questions about the application form please contact Groundwork UK at:

For questions about the role please email or call 01590 646649 during normal office hours.

Closing date:       12pm on 17 February 2023
Interviews:           Beginning March 2023

General information about the scheme can be found here –

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