Hot Internships

These are positions that need more qualified applicants ASAP. In addition to the skills listed on the individual description, these positions are looking for candidates with a sense of adventure and a passion to make a difference in the world of conservation. Applications currently accepted!

Recreation Intern - Tusayan, AZ

Starts June 1, 2016 • Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon, AZ

Recreation Intern Assistant on the Tusayan Ranger District, Kaibab National Forest in northern Arizona

Education and Trail Massachusetts Parks Team

Starts October 19, 2015 • Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Plainfield, MA

The SCA Massachusetts Corps is based in the beautiful Kenneth Dubuque State Forest in northwest MA. From October-August corps members serve in local schools teaching environmental education and as part of a crew on conservation lands across the state.

Interpretation and Education Intern

Starts October 5, 2015 • Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Kodiak, AK

Come to Alaska and get your feet wet in interpretation and education! Join our staff at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center and gain experience giving public talks and environmental education programs while assisting visitors from around the world.

Natural Resource Specialist

Starts September 21, 2015 • US Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, FPO AE, CU

Natural Resource Specialists needed in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Gain valuable experience working with natural resources in a fascinating environment and location few people get to see.

Trail Planner

Starts September 14, 2015 • Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Ashburn, VA

Help to plan and develop segments of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail in Northern Virginia

Digital Media & Project Assistant Intern

Starts September 14, 2015 • Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry, WV

Manage Web content for the Appalachian and Potomac Heritage national scenic trails

Museum Conservation Intern

Starts September 14, 2015 • Big Bend National Park, Big Bend NP, TX

Interested in a career in museum science or archaeology? Big Bend National Park is looking for an intern to assist with museum collections and archiving.

Senior GIS Intern

Starts September 1, 2015 • San Mateo County Dept. of Parks, Redwood City, CA

Opportunity for graduate-level senior GIS Intern in Greater San Mateo/San Francisco Bay Area

Cultural Resources Conservation Intern

Starts August 31, 2015 • Big Bend National Park, Big Bend National Park, TX

Interested in a career in archaeology or anthropology? Big Bend National Park is looking for an intern to assist with cultural resource management.

Museum Conservation Intern

Starts August 31, 2015 • Big Bend National Park, Big Bend NP, TX

Interested in a career in museum science or archaeology? Big Bend National Park is looking for an intern to assist with museum collections and archiving.

GIS Intern

Starts August 31, 2015 • Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Crow Agency, MT

This position will provide GIS support to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument staff to support park management. This position involves a variety of GIS work including data collection, data management, map production, and analysis.

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Starts August 24, 2015 • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Hagerstown, MD

Assist in managing one of the largest volunteer programs in the NPS system! In this position you’ll spend 80% of your time working on volunteer management. Field support will comprise 20% of the position.

Education Program Intern - LOCAL CANDIDATE ONLY

Starts August 17, 2015 • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Hagerstown, MD

Education Program Internship - LOCAL ONLY

Ecological Restoration Intern

Starts August 17, 2015 • Coralville Lake, Iowa City, IA

Fine-tune your skills with the large variety of tasks available while restoring Iowa’s native beauty. This internship provides training and opportunities to implement knowledge in all aspects of restoration; working with multiple government agencies.

Visitor Services Intern (Local Only)

Starts August 17, 2015 • Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Kailua-Kona, HI

Visitor Services Intern

Resources Intern

Starts August 17, 2015 • Tonto National Monument, , AZ

The National Park Service preserves and manages our country’s outstanding natural, historic, and recreational resources. This internship will help ensure the protection of cultural and natural resources at Tonto National Monument.

Interpretation Internship at Devils Tower

Starts August 16, 2015 • Devils Tower National Monument, Devils Tower, WY

Join a team of dedicated rangers working to help visitors appreciate, understand, and appropriately enjoy Devils Tower National Monument and the Black Hills.

Botany and Fire Effects Intern

Starts August 10, 2015 • Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos, NM

You will be part of a 4+ person fire effects monitoring crew that collects data on vegetation and fuel plots located at Bandelier National Monument, other surrounding Parks Service lands, and Forest Service lands.

Mounted Ranger, South Rim of the Grand Canyon

Starts August 10, 2015 • Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, AZ

Looking for the experience of a lifetime? Become a mounted ranger with the National Park Service on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Must be experienced with horses.

Visitor Services Intern

Starts August 9, 2015 • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Townsend, TN

Visitor and wildlife management services intern needed at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Forestry Technician Intern

Starts August 9, 2015 • Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Lacombe, LA

ForestryTechnician Intern needed in a Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge.

Visitor Use/Resource Management Intern

Starts August 5, 2015 • Resource Systems Group, Inc., White River Junction, VT

Participate in research on National Park Service visitors in places like Maine, New York, or Alaska! Gain hands-on field research skills in making visitor contacts and collecting data, contributing to the success of a national visitor use survey.

Backcountry Ranger Intern

Starts August 5, 2015 • Daniel Boone National Forest, Stanton, KY

Come work in the Red River Gorge as a wilderness ranger intern! Educate visitors on Leave No Trace ethics & wilderness values, rehab impacted areas, and make the RRG a better place.

Visitor Use and Resource Management Intern

Starts August 5, 2015 • Resource Systems Group, Inc., White River Junction, VT

Participate in social science research on National Park Service visitors in NPS units in places like Maine, Virginia, and Alaska! Gain hands-on field research skills and get experience working with a private sector leader in visitor use research in parks

Biological Sciences Field Technician

Starts August 3, 2015 • FWS Southwest Region (R2), Okmulgee, OK

Biotech position for National Wildlife Refuges throughout Oklahoma

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