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Grand Teton Naturalist Intern
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Deadline to Apply:
Saturday, December 31, 2016, 12:00am
Grand Teton National Park, in Northwest Wyoming, offers unique winter habitat for wildlife ranging from moose and elk to bear and ermine. The valley attracts skiers from around the world and wildlife enthusiasts. With 11,000 years of human history as well as some of the oldest rocks on the planet, there is no shortage of fascinating stories! Grand Teton Interpretation Intern works with park rangers to provide basic visitor services and information by addressing public inquiries via phone and email. During the internship, you’ll support the operation in a variety of ways: gathering weather data, leading snow shoe hikes on winter weather and ecology, assisting occasionally with youth programs, and contributing to Interpretive publications and online content.
Qualifications: Experience and coursework in education, history, natural sciences, environmental studies, biology or other related fields; proficiency with social media; oral and written communication skills; interest in learning and translating science and history to a variety of audience types; ability to create and present engaging programs and products; clears a Federal background investigation.
Logistics: Government housing provided for the intern in Moose, WY. The nearest town is 30 minutes away in Jackson, WY, which has groceries, medical clinics and cultural events available throughout the year. Personal vehicle is required due to the remoteness of the area and lack of public transportation.
40 hours/week; starts in January – April availability preferred. Minimum 3-month commitment.
Position Start Date:
Sunday, January 15, 2017
How to Apply:
Please send resumes and availability dates to Elizabeth Maki, District Supervisor, email@example.com
Housing is included.