If you would like to make Boston Harbor Islands part of your career, there are plenty of seasonal opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds.
A park ranger leads tour about Fort Warren on Georges Island
Department of Conservation & Recreation
An education ranger explores the intertidal zone with students
The National Park Service (NPS) hires Boston Harbor Islands interpretive park rangers and visitor use assistants to provide parkwide information and orientation from the Boston waterfront. Some programs are also offered on boats and at Boston Light on Little Brewster Island. Seasonal positions are usually from mid-May until the end of September. Boston Harbor Islands hires from a local registry of applicants, rather than the national registry. Seasonal positions are announced in late winter/early spring on USA Jobs.
A climbing instructor prepares a student for the next challenge
Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center
2010 Student Career Interns
Student Career Intern Program
Did You Know?
Boston Light Station, part of Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, is visited every year by the Flying Santa, a long-time New England tradition started by William Wincapaw in 1929. The Flying Santa delivers food, toys, and other necessities to lighthouses across New England. More...