InternshipsThe Smokies is dedicated to creating a welcoming work environment with an emphasis in equity, inclusion and diversity.
There are many internships in the park. They vary in position and length, and housing is provided.
Currently recruiting for 11 Month Americorps positions within the park. These positions are provided housing at no cost to the member, a living stipend, and an education award. Many of our former members are now current permanent employees in the Smokies and other National Parks.
Please visit this site and click on the NPS position to see the full position description and to apply. Job Openings – CAC AmeriCorps
Our positions are advertised through partner agencies such as Americorps, and American Conservation Experience. Most summer positions are listed January - March. Longer term positions are listed periodically.
Please contact Julianne Geleynse for more information.
For Skills Bridge placement for military members, please include a resume and time frame.
Job openings are listed at https://www.usajobs.gov
You must apply for a specific position as it becomes available, rather than sending a general resume to the park to hold for future openings. The forms necessary to apply for positions are listed in each individual job announcement. All forms, and directions for completing them, are also available at the website.
Applying for a Federal Job
Although the Federal government does not require a standard application form for most jobs, we do need certain information to evaluate your qualifications and determine if you meet legal requirements for Federal employment. If your resume or application does not provide all the information requested in the job vacancy announcement and in the following list, you may lose consideration for a job.
⇒ Job Information
⇒ Work Experience
⇒ Other Qualifications
Last updated: April 14, 2022