2019 Cherokee National Forest Intern

Expected Dates
November 25, 2019 to April 12, 2020
Cherokee National Forest
Position ID
Are you a good communicator and do you like interacting with people?  We have an ideal opportunity for someone who wants an opportunity to work with the Cherokee National Forest.

The US Forest Service is seeking 1 intern to develop and implement environmental education programming, visitor outreach, and administrative functions during the peak summer recreation season. 

Required Skills
  • Good communicator
  • Enjoys working with the public

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in outdoor education
  • Public speaking experience
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Trail building experience

Transportation: Intern may be provided with a government vehicle for project use, but will need their own vehicle for personal use.

Benefits: A housing allowance of $800/month will be provided to the intern. The intern will also receive a one-time travel allowance of $1100 to assist with round trip costs of relocation. Additionally, a weekly living allowance of $250/ week will be provided. 

  • National Forest Management, Radio Communications, Safety
  • See above
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
competent without supervision
Customer Service
some experience
Hand Tools
competent with supervision
Public Speaking
some experience
Trail Maintenance
some experience