• Photo of the Beaver Marsh by Jeffrey Gibson.

    Cuyahoga Valley

    National Park Ohio

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  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • Other Closures

    Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »

Internships

Electro Fishing

Electrofishing is a method to survey fish populations. These interns are working for the Resource Management Division of CVNP.

NPS


Internships are a great way to gain practical experience; apply classroom learning; explore career options related to outdoor education, park management, recreation, natural and cultural resource management, and non-profit management; gain professional skills and self-confidence; and establish connections and build a network of professional contacts.










Current Internships in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
There are a variety of internships available in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Please click on the internship names for the full position description and application information. Note: The application process and application form is not the same for all internships.

For additional information, please contact Volunteer and Internship Coordinator Jamie Walters at jwalters@forcvnp.org or 330-657-2142.

The following current internships are in order by start date:


Student Conservation Association:
If you are not finding exactly what you are looking for in an internship at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, take a look at what the Student Conservation Association (SCA) has to offer all over the United States. The SCA provides individuals ages 18 and older with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable, from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons to restoring desert ecosystems and teaching environmental education at Washington, D.C.'s Urban Tree House. If you are looking for High School Programs, for ages 15-19, explore SCA's National Conservation Crews or Community Programs. Field Leader staff positions for those 21 and older are seasonal or year-round. Visit www.thesca.org for current positions.


More Resources for Internships:

  • You can select one or more national parks that interest you and contact them directly.
  • If you are interested in an internship dealing with cultural resources, such as history, archeology, curation and museums, or historic architecture, please visit the National Council for Preservation Education at PreserveNet for more information.

Did You Know?

Aerial view of the winding Cuyahoga River.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park's namesake river flows north and south. The Cuyahoga River begins its 100 mile journey in Geauga County, flows south to Cuyahoga Falls where it turns sharply north and flows through CVNP. American Indians referred to the U-shaped river as Cuyahoga or "crooked river."