Get Involved

Parks are incredible places to conduct science. There are many ways you can be involved in science in the National Park Service. Below you can check out volunteer programs; explore paid internship programs to find the one that is right for you; learn more about what it’s like to work for the National Park Service; and find job opportunities.


  • A park ranger and volunteer work together in the library.

    Volunteer in Parks

    There’s a wide variety of volunteer opportunities throughout national parks.

  • A group of youth pose by a saguaro.

    International Volunteers

    For candidates with the best the potential to share their experiences with colleagues and scholars when they return to their home countries.

  • A woman looks through a magnifying glass to identify a specimen.

    Be a Citizen Scientist

    Citizen scientists work alongside researchers to collect data and find answers to real-world questions.


Work with Us

Last updated: December 10, 2020


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