Interpretive Writing Intern

Expected Dates
April 4, 2022 to June 26, 2022
Big Thicket National Preserve
Position ID
The intern will be tasked with researching and writing 10 interpretive waysides for a accessible trail at Big Thicket. The intern will be working alongside National Park Service staff during the research and writing stage. They will also assist with other projects, such as paddle trips, ranger-led programs, resource management surveys and special events to gain knowledge about the National Park Service and Big Thicket ecosystem. This intern will not be leading any programs or working at the visitor center front desk.

Intern benefits: 
$225 per week living allowance
$1,100 one-time relocation travel allowance
$25 per week commuter allowance

The AmeriCorps Education Award available upon successful completion of this position is $ $6,345.

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

It is SCA’s policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared results prior to the position’s start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed or the position’s start date will be delayed due to non-compliance. 

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.

  • Big Thicket National Preserve, Kountze Texas
  • The intern will be able to take a number of online classes, including Interpretive Writing and Media class.
  • Interns will be able to learn more about Big Thicket through attending ranger led programs, both on land and on local water ways.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
some coursework or experience
some experience
Customer Service
competent with supervision
Social Media
competent with supervision
competent with supervision