American Conservation Experience - EPIC & CORPS
  • National Park Service
  • Cornish, NH, USA
  • Internship
  • EPIC

Summary:  American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking TWO Career Development Interns interested in dedicating 8 weeks in support of National Park Service at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire and Marsh-Billings National Historical Park. 

This internship is an introduction to assisting park staff with a variety of projects and tasks associated with public land stewardship, career exploration, and community engagement.

 

Start: Jun 18, 2019

End: August 10, 2019

Duration: *an 8 week minimum commitment is required*

 

Project Website:  For more information regarding Saint-Gaudens National Historical Site, or the National Park Service, please visit:http://www.nps.gov/saga. For more information regarding Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, please visit: https://www.nps.gov/mabi/index.htm.For more information on the ACE Internship Program, please visit: www.usaconservation.org

 

Location: 2 positions at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, Vermont and Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park in Cornish, NH.

 

Compensation:  The ACE Intern will receive a $180/week living stipend.

 

Housing: Housing is the responsibility of the intern.  Local applicant are encouraged to apply.

 

Position Description: 

Public Land Stewardship: Complete high-priority conservation work including but not limited to: trail maintenance and construction, invasive species control, inventory and monitoring, landscaping, erosion control, and forest management activities

 

Career Exploration: Working with park managers and staff in visitor services, natural and cultural resource management, facility maintenance, town management, and local volunteer groups to understand the skills, education, and responsibilities associated with various stewardship careers.

 

Community Engagement: Assisting with visitor services programming, logistical programming support, facilitating Junior Ranger programs, and designing and implementing an end of season reflection/celebration.

 

Qualifications:  Applicants for the position must hold or be pursuing a minimum of a bachelor's degree and/or have relevant experience in subject areas such as American History, Art History, and/or Environmental Conservation.

Required:

  • S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must be 18-35 years of age 
    • (Interns must be 21-35 to secure ACE position that requires operation of agency or ACE vehicles for duties.)
    • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record are required (documentation to be provided upon request)
  • Ability to work alone and in a group
  • Proficient in English
  • Ability to undergo a federal criminal background check is required

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of American history and art history and the outdoors, or a strong willingness to learn about these topics as they relate to the park.'
  • Ability and willingness to work with a multi-generational team on day-to-day duties and special projects relevant to the park's mission; to create and deliver programs for the general public.
  • Interest in customer and public service, stewardship, and the National Park Service.

 

EOE: American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

 

To Apply: Please submit a thoughtful resume and cover letter along with contact information for 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right-hand corner of the position listing on our website here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/

 

NOTE: Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This posting may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact the ACE EPIC NPS Recruitment Specialist Tori Klotz (385) 522-3171, or tklotz@usaconservation.org.

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