American Conservation Experience - Member
  • National Park Service
  • Plains, GA, USA
  • Internship
  • EPIC

Summary:  American Conservation Experience (ACE), a nonprofit conservation corps, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), is seeking ONE Facility Management Software System (FMSS) Intern interested in dedicating 12-weeks to directly assist the FMSS Specialist at Jimmy Carter National Historic Site & Andersonville National Historic Site with organizing records, market research, and data clean up in FMSS to improve the photo catalog of Park assets. This excellent opportunity is ideal for an enthusiastic young professional who is deeply committed to the preservation of our national parks!


Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 12 weeks from start date

 * A 12-week commitment is required *


Location: Jimmy Carter National Historic Site & Andersonville National Historic Site, GA.

Project Website:  To learn more about the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site & Andersonville National Historic Site, please visit the NPS website at: For more information regarding the ACE Internship Program, please visit:

Compensation: The ACE intern will serve for 40 hours/week and receive a living allowance of $560/week for food, housing, and incidentals.  A one-time NTE $650 travel reimbursement will also be awarded.

Background:  In order to fully appreciate the relationship between Jimmy Carter and the town of Plains, Georgia, there must be an understanding of the geographical features of the region in which they were both developed. The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is located in what is part of the southwest Georgia Costal Plain's Flint River region which covers approximately 8,400 miles. The waters of the region contain various types of fish, such as catfish, bass, perch and carp. The woodland wildlife in the area consists of animals such as deer, turkey, duck, opossum, raccoon and fox. There are an abundance of birds in the area and include cardinals, bluebirds and bluejays.


Position Description: The purpose of this project will be to expose the intern to programs that will help them pursue a career with the NPS. This project will help improve the appearance of all of the assets within the Park to improve the visitor experience while visiting these treasured sites. Duties will include:

  • Assisting with records and data clean up in FMSS
  • Improving the photo catalog of Park assets
  • Assist the division with market research
  • Organizing data for yearly inspections of assets


Qualifications: Applicants must have a degree (or be pursuing towards a degree) in the natural resource management field or other related disciplines appropriate to the position.  A combination of relevant education and appropriate experience is also acceptable. 


  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must be 18 to 35 years old
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with resource professionals within NPS
  • Must have a valid driver's license; clean driving record, and ability to provide documentation
  • A self-starter, independent, organized and motivated
  • Willing to perform duties indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to carry out projects alone with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of computer skills to apply to large information management system  


  • Skills and ability to resolve a full range of problems or situations when performing a variety of tasks in the field or office setting
  • Strong desire to enter the public service field as a natural resource professional
  • Experience and/or knowledge in the mission of the NPS and other federal land management agencies

The interns must be willing to represent ACE and the partner organization in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner.  Drug users should not consider applying, as ACE reserves the right to require drug testing.

To Apply: Please submit a thoughtful resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here:

NOTE: Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact ACE EPIC NPS Recruitment Specialist, Zoe Moskwa,

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