Internships

Conservancy_Sara Curtis_CVNP_Native seed collection
Interns Claire, Audrey, Lucy, and Theresa collect native seeds to be grown in the native nursery. These interns worked for the Resource Management division of Cuyahoga Valley.

Conservancy for CVNP / Sara Curtis

An internship can be a great way to get started in a park-related career. At Cuyahoga Valley you can explore career options related to outdoor education, park management, recreation, natural and cultural resource management, and non-profit management. Some of the benefits of internships include:

  • Gaining practical experience
  • Applying classroom learning
  • Gaining professional skills and self-confidence
  • Establishing connections and building a network of professional contacts
 

Current Internships in Cuyahoga Valley

There are often a variety of internships available in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Note: The application process and application form is not the same for all internships.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Cuyahoga Valley intern. Positions will be posted as they become available. Please continue to check back. You can also contact our Volunteer Management Office at volunteer@forcvnp.org.

Student Conservation Association & American Conservation Experience

If you're not finding exactly what you're looking for in an internship at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, take a look at what the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and American Conservation Experience (ACE) have to offer all over the United States. Both non-profits provide individuals ages 18 and older with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable. Opportunites range from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons, to restoring desert ecosystems, to teaching environmental education at Washington, D.C.'s Urban Tree House. If you're looking for a program for high school students, 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 or www.usaconservation.org for current positions.

For additional information, please contact Volunteer and Internship Coordinator Andrew O'Leary at aoleary@forcvnp.org or 440-717-3847.

For information about other internships across the National Park Service, visit the Youth Programs page.

 

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