Careers in Science

Wildlife health team and cooperators take blood samples from an elk in Rocky Mountain National Park
Wildlife health team and cooperators take blood samples from an elk in Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Have you ever imagined yourself working for the National Park Service? Are you interested in a career in science? There is a whole range of jobs for people interested in a career in science. Meet some of the people who help protect the plants, animals, sounds, and oceans in the National Park Service.

 
megan

Acoustic Biologist

Megan is an acoustic biologist with the Natural Sounds & Night Skies Division of the National Park Service. In her job, Megan researches the effects of noise on wildlife and assists parks with soundscape management. Learn more about Megan.

 
Eva

Marine Pollution Ecologist

Eva is a marine pollution ecologist for the National Park Service. She works with the 85 ocean and coastal parks in the National Park Service on water quality issues, the ecology of seagrass beds and coral reefs, and a range of other topics. Learn more about Eva.

 
Damon
Physical Scientist

Damon is a physical scientist that analyzes audio data and builds recording systems that are placed in national parks. Learn more about Damon.

 
Danielle
Veterinary Epidemiologist

Danielle is a veterinary epidemiologist and the One Health coordinator for the National Park Service. She works with parks to prevent and manage human, animal, and environmental health issues. Learn more about Danielle.

 
Kevin

Wildlife Veterinarian

Kevin is a wildlife veterinarian for the National Park Service. He helps parks deal with wildlife issues such as white-nose syndrome in bats. Learn more about Kevin.