Education Development Intern

Expected Dates
July 5, 2021 to December 18, 2021
Alaska Public Lands Information Center
Position ID
The Alaska Public Lands Information Center, located in Anchorage, Alaska is looking for an intern who has the following skills and background experience:
  • Education background with skills in development of curriculum and lesson plan writing, covering both state and national standards.
  • Background in history, and teacher workshop development having designed, developed and presented workshops and practical application in teacher relationship building.
  • Knowledge in United States history where Alaska has been a focus in the field of land conservation, through the congressional legislation of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) of 1980. 
  • Other desired experiences are having worked with the US military either directly or closely with military schools and outreach programs.   

Intern will work with school groups both on and off-site and will develop a series of two to three education kits to be used for after school programming in the Anchorage School District. The Alaska History based kits will provide activities that are educational, engaging, and fun. 
The intern will also assist the education team in off-site educational programming via outreach to see how current kits are used at the military base, libraries, outdoors schools, and in after school programs. Additionally, the intern will assist on-site with education scavenger hunts, guided walks, public lands programs and special events. 
The intern is expected to help produce activities and lessons that are age/grade appropriate.  There will be training provided on entry to job and there may be duty related travel. Intern may be responsible for entering educational content into the Alaska Centers and NPS websites. 
Lastly  - this intern will provide educational and creative opportunities to high school art students within the Anchorage community. The candidate will complete a rigorous program that will create a pathway to employment and qualify them for a seasonal or permanent position. This incumbent will be trained in educational practices and will be given the opportunity for interpretive training through Eppley/ProValens. 
Through collaboration with the Education and Interpretation divisions at the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center  (AAPLIC), and if time and resources allow, the candidate may create an outdoor youth program where high school students will be taken to National and/or State Parks, Forests, and Refuges to immerse themselves in the outdoors, be inspired by nature, all while learning how to recreate outdoors safely and responsibly. 

Compensation amounts:

  • $1,300 - one time travel allowance
  • $280 - weekly living allowance 
  • $1,000 - monthly housing allowance (6 months)
  • AmeriCorps education award ($2,907)

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

*Please include an attached resume with your SCA application. 

  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
degree minor or extensive experience
Resource Management
degree minor or extensive experience
some coursework or experience
Customer Service
some experience
Public Speaking
competent with supervision
competent with supervision
Volunteer Coordination
some experience
Working with Children
competent with supervision