Paid Environmental Fellowship in VA -due 3/12/10

Attention Students:
Are you currently enrolled in college or graduate school?
Are you interested in land conservation and land use planning?
Do you want to make a difference in your community?
Would you like to gain real world experience working with a non-profit organization?
If you answered “YES!” to these questions, The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) invites you to apply to our Fellowship Program.  More details below…

Who is PEC?
PEC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit conservation organization, community planning resource and regional land trust founded in 1972 to promote and protect the Virginia Piedmont’s rural economy, natural resources, history and beauty.

What is the Fellowship Program?
The Fellowship Program is a seven week program offering students an experiential education opportunity within PEC’s nationally recognized, highly successful regional movement for land conservation and land use planning.  Over the course of seven weeks, Fellows participate in lessons and activities in land conservation, agriculture, smart growth, communications, grassroots advocacy, internet technology, GIS mapping, and community outreach.

When does the Fellowship Program take place?
June 21-August 6, 2010

What do Fellowship participants receive?
PEC is pleased to provide accepted 2010 Fellows assistance with the following:
Small living stipend
Local housing
Classroom facilities
Activities and special project expenses
An unforgettable experience

For more information, or to apply to PEC’s innovative Fellowship Program, please visit or contact or 540-341-0175 ext. 1#.