Rocky Mountain National Park, Internship (Fall) East Side, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 5695
Fri, May 30, 2014
Do you enjoy interacting with park visitors and assisting them in understanding and appreciating the park’s natural and cultural resources while living and working in a beautiful mountain setting? As an interpretive intern you would gain experience in presenting thematic interpretative programs, operating visitor centers, and gain knowledge on a variety of topics including wildlife biology, botany, forest ecology, geology, history and park management.
Rocky Mountain National Park seeks college students or recent graduates of exceptional ability with a background in natural or physical sciences, history, communication, education, natural science interpretation, recreation and resources management or a related field.
In addition to public speaking skills, the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences, communicating with your supervisor and working as a team with park staff and the public are essential skills.
Duties include preparing and facilitating up to three or four interpretive natural or cultural history programs to a variety of audiences, answering questions at park visitor centers and communicating current park issues in a professional manner to the public.
Additional duties include working as a team with park volunteers, seasonal and permanent staff. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to work on uneven terrain above 8,000 feet.
August 17 through November 1, 2014 Commitment is forty hours/week. Stipend is $225/week + housing. Uniform is provided.
BTT Gateway Job ID 5695