Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area offer internship positions for both college and high school students. All interns must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Some intern positions are offered year round, others only during the school year.
High School students: click here for information.
College students and Recent Graduates: College students gain experience using the information they have learned in the classroom, learn more about their field of study, and gain real world job experience working for a federal agency. Students may be currently enrolled or recent graduates (within last 4 years). Most intern positions are 3 or 4 months, full time. Some can be part time for 5 to 6 months. Some positions are weekday only, some may require weekend work. See the individual position descriptions for further information about days and length of time for that internship. Interns must have a valid driver's license and must have their own vehicle for their personal transportation to and from work. While at work, government vehicles may be available for intern use within the scope of their position. Knowledge of common computer programs (Word, Access or Excel) may be required for some positions. A stipend of $20 per day and/or housing (for full time interns) may be available. Some intern positions will require fingerprint and background checks.
College Student Intern Position Descriptions
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