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It takes a lot of different skills to run a park, from accounting to carpentry to leading tours to law enforcement.

Job opening: Jean Lafitte is now accepting applications for a resource management programs intern. The intern will work on projects and at sites in the New Orleans area. This position is offered through the Student Conservation Association; follow the link for details and information on how to apply, and note that since the information lives on a different server, you will get a "leaving the National Park Service" message.

To search for and apply for permanent, temporary, and seasonal jobs at Jean Lafitte and throughout the federal government, visit the USAJobs website. Useful tips about applying for federal jobs can be found in a series ofvideos by the Office of Personnel Management.

Students and recent graduates can also search special federal jobs listings at USAJobs Pathways.

You can also find jobs, internships, and training programs based in National Park Service areas through

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Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


(504) 589-3882
Phone numbers are for park headquarters. Phones are answered 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Park headquarters is closed on federal holidays and on Mardi Gras.

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