Working in a national park can be challenging yet rewarding. National parks offer employment in a number of different fields, from volunteer positions, seasonal internships, temporary positions or life long careers. The National Park Service may have a place for you! Working in a national park can be exciting and fulfilling since each position has a role in protecting America's natural and cultural resources, while helping park visitors enjoy their parks.
For a guide to careers in the National Park Service visit the National Park Service Careers Website
For a list of all federal jobs currently open, including jobs in the National Park Service see USAJobs
Grand Teton National Park hires summer seasonal positions usually in late winter through early spring. For available jobs in the Department of Interior, including the National Park Service see http://www.doi.gov/public/findajob.cfm
For Grand Teton National Park specific jobs visit
To learn about fire management and fire jobs in Grand Teton National Park visit
Youth programs throughout the National Park Service are designed to connect youth and young adults with parks and their resources. Youth programs teach youth about parks and conservation, develop new leaders, while allowing participants to learn new job skills and earn some money. There are a number of educational and employment opportunities in and around Grand Teton National Park available to youth and young adults. To discover these opportunities explore the following resource Learn, Earn and Return to Grand Teton National Park.
Each year Grand Teton National Park offers a number of paid internships. For more information see Interpretive Internships.
Youth Conservation Program
The Youth Conservation Program gives local teenagers an opportunity to spend the summer working while learning about Grand Teton National Park. For more information see Youth Conservation Program.
Teton Science Schools' Graduate Program
This program is offered by Teton Science Schools, a Grand Teton National Park partner. The program weaves together academic courses and teaching experiences that position graduate students to make an effective impact in their chosen field. The Graduate Program is a unique combination of academic and practical educational training. Through coursework in ecology and education, students learn science content that they directly apply with teaching experiences in Jackson Hole, as well as in public and independent schools across the state of Wyoming. During their year of residency at Teton Science Schools, students can earn up to 32 transferable graduate credits through the University of Wyoming from their academic and practicum experiences. For more information see Teton Science Schools' Graduate Program.
To learn about volunteering in the National Park Service and Grand Teton National Park follow these links:
National Park Service Volunteer Website
Volunteer at Grand Teton National Park