Career Opportunities


Arthur V. Savage Internship

Parks & Trails New York seeks an Arthur V. Savage Intern to support planning, implementation, and execution of our events writ large, with a special focus on our two annual bike tours: Cycle the Erie Canal & Cycle the Hudson Valley. This Internship will offer valuable, first-hand professional experience in the environmental field. Specific functional and topic areas include: building outreach with trailside communities to increase the economic and recreational benefits of NYS’s greenway trails; support and lead on event creation, planning, and implementation; research to support outreach and advocacy efforts; community engagement; and creation of internal- and out-facing materials to further the outdoor recreation economy in NYS and advance PTNY’s mission, goals, priorities, and objectives.

Why work for PTNY?

People choose a career at Parks & Trails New York to improve the health, economy, and quality of life for all New Yorkers by working to make the use and enjoyment of green space possible for everyone. We think that kind of commitment is amazing, and it is why taking care of our employees is a priority for us. Our benefits include:

  • Time to take care of yourself, starting with three weeks of vacation and increasing to five weeks, along with generous holiday, sick and personal leave
  • Time to take care of your family through generous family leave benefits
  • Top notch individual health and dental benefits
  • 403(b) employer match program with no administrative fees (after 2 years of employment)
  • Pre-tax health and dependent care benefits through a Flexible Spending Account.
  • Free bus pass or the equivalent amount contributed toward your parking fees in downtown Albany
  • Long-term disability insurance coverage
  • $50,000 in life insurance coverage (after 6 months of employment)

  • Parks & Trails New York is an equal opportunity employer.