Employment

A wide variety of opportunities are available for both seasonal and year-round employment on the harbor and islands.

Join our team! Whether you are seeking a summer job or an inspiring new career, there are many opportunities to get involved with the agencies and organizations that make up the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership.

Made up of 11 different agencies and organizations, the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership offers a wide variety of employment opportunities. While most positions are seasonal, year-round employment positions may become available. Join our team and share your love of these special places with the community. Every day is an adventure!

The National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) hires Boston Harbor Islands interpretive park rangers, visitor use assistants, education technicians and biological technicians on a seasonal basis. Most positions are for 6 months from spring to early fall.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) hires passionate individuals to manage campgrounds, deliver interpretive programs, interact with the public, and inspire our next generation of park stewards. Seasonal opportunities are generally offered on a long-term (May – October) and short-term (June – September) basis.

Boston Harbor Now

Boston Harbor Now, the park’s non-profit partner, frequently has opportunities for high school through graduate level internships in many fields including public programming, marketing, fundraising, planning and policy.

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

Thompson Island Outward Bound is employs qualified instructors to lead middle and high school-aged young people on exciting outdoor expeditions on the waters of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay.

Trustees of Reservations

Trustees employees work as part of a dedicated team operating through offices across the Commonwealth. The Trustees offer full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions across a variety of skill sets.

 

Other Agencies We Work With

Many businesses and organizations work closely with the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership to provide services and programming in and around the park, and frequently post opportunities for employment and volunteer opportunities on the harbor.

Boston Harbor Cruises
Save the Harbor / Save the Bay
The New England Aquarium
Hull Lifesaving Museum

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