Want to get involved in NPS science? Check out our volunteer programs (including citizen science!); internships in parks, programs, and research centers; and job opportunities.
National Park Service Internships
Internships in science and other fields for students and people aged 30 and younger and veterans 35 and younger.
Scientists in Parks
Unique internship opportunities to work on important real-world science projects in America's national parks.
Research Learning Center Internships
Internships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct science and science education in national parks.
Urban Archeology Corps
Interns age 15-35 work with archeologists on a range of tasks, from excavation to curation to interpretation and education.
Cultural Resources Diversity Internships
Historic preservation science internships for diverse undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates ages 18-35.
Mosaics in Science
Internships for groups under-represented in science careers to provide on-the-ground, science-based, work experience.
Volunteers in Parks
Support NPS science as a volunteer! Opportunities range from doing fieldwork to educating the public.
Volunteers from around the world are welcome to participate in science.
Citizen Science Volunteers
Citizen scientists help researchers to collect data and find answers to real-world questions.
Jobs and Partnerships
Last updated: December 4, 2023