Rocky Mountain National Park offers a variety of internships every year which provide opportunities for experience in several different areas of park operations including providing information to park visitors and presenting interpretive programs for park visitors.
Summer Internship East Side: June 3 - August 18
Internship Dates– West Side (Grand Lake)
Summer Internship West Side: June 3 - August 18 or June 3 -October 13
Rocky Mountain National Park seeks college students or recent graduates of exceptional ability with a background in natural or physical sciences, history, communication, education, natural science interpretation, recreation and resources management or a related field. Interns mus possess a valid driver’s license, have the ability to drive, have the ability to work on uneven terrain above 8,000 feet and be a U.S. Citizen.
Duties include preparing and facilitating up to four interpretive natural or cultural history programs to a variety of diverse audiences, answering questions at park visitor centers and communicating current park issues in a professional manner to the public.
Additional duties include separate projects related to social media and additional projects as assigned. Interns must have the ability to work as part of a team with park volunteers, seasonal and permanent staff, including communicating well with supervisors.
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Last updated: January 6, 2018