Education Development and Community Partnerships Intern

Expected Dates
August 1, 2022 to January 29, 2023
Alaska Public Lands Information Center
Position ID
The Alaska Public Lands Information center is seeking a dynamic candidate who can help maintain and grow its education partnerships. Preferred candidates will be motivated self-starters that have a desire to make connections with federal, state, and local community education partners. Prior knowledge and experience in Alaska and Anchorage, while preferred, is not a requirement. 

More specifically, this intern will work with the park’s management team, park staff and partners, to re-engage the AAPLIC with its communities by coordinating and creating a comprehensive sustainable partnership operations plan after the COVID-19 closures. The plan will help guide park efforts in present and future operations to reach the full spectrum of external and internal park audiences most efficiently and effectively.

This intern will also assist with education programs, interpretive programs, outreach presentations, special events, community events, web & social media, graphics work, and on our military bases to fully understand the past operation that need to be recreated & improved. They will work closely with the Community Volunteer Ambassador to ensure this operations plan is in coordination with their projects. This internship will provide the selected candidate the opportunity of travel to public lands, possible overnight camping, engagement with multiple public lands agencies, possible winter recreational experiences, and considerable contact with Alaska Regional Office staff.

Compensation amounts:
  • $1,200 - one time travel allowance
  • $291 - weekly living allowance 
  • $1,200 - monthly housing allowance (6 months)
  • AmeriCorps education award ($3,172.50)

*All allowances subject to applicable local, state and federal taxes

*Please include an attached resume with your SCA application. 

Conditions of Employment:
Beginning on 1/18/22, all new SCA volunteer program participants are required to be fully vaccinated. Full vaccination is defined as having received a booster shot six months after the Pfizer and Moderna primary series and two months after the Johnson & Johnson primary series.

  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
degree minor or extensive experience
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
degree minor or extensive experience
some coursework or experience
Customer Service
some experience
Community Engagement
competent without supervision
Public Speaking
competent with supervision
competent with supervision
Working with Children
competent with supervision