Mill River Stewards: Career Preparation

Mill River Stewards

Preparing for careers in conservation

In addition to learning basic principles of urban park stewardship and how to successfully manage a park, Stewards receive mentorship, guidance, and general college and career advice from both Collaborative staff and college intern supervisors. The program includes a full series of Career Preparation workshops in which Stewards create resumes and cover letters, practice interview skills, and meet and speak with various business leaders from the Stamford community. Stewards also learn about the wide gamut of career opportunities in the environmental field, from Park Ranger to Community Planner to Nonprofit Executive.