NPS Academy 2015 Interpretation Intern Colter Bay (PO-00645737)

Interpretation interns at Grand Teton National Park will deal directly with park visitors answering questions at visitor centers, providing trip planning help at an information desk, researching, preparing and presenting short guided walks and talks, presenting evening campfire talks, leading children's programs, providing information to individuals on trails or at overlooks and completing a wide variety of special projects. Work in other park divisions such as administration, resource management, visitor protection, and maintenance may be available to round out the internship.
Interns will work 5 days per week, 8 hours per day and receive a weekly stipend. Housing and travel to and from host site will be provided.
An interest or experience in natural or cultural interpretation or environmental education would be helpful, but is not required. Applicants should have a strong interest in resource preservation and management, an ability to communicate ideas effectively, and enthusiasm for sharing knowledge with others. Ideally, one of four positions speaks Mandarin.


Position ID: PO-00645737

Expected Dates: May 17, 2015 - August 8, 2015

PO Drawer 170
Teton Park Rd.
Moose, WY 83012

Training Provided: Seasonal interpretive training and optional additional online training

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Education and outreach resources; abundant outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, biking, boating and backcountry exploration.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Education and Interpretation

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Not needed

Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member

Housing ranges from bunkhouse to apartments, based on availability.

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

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