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Interpretation and Education Summer Intern

Idaho Conservation Corps – 640 HR
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
Hagerman, ID
16 Weeks: May 16, 2022, to September 3, 2022

Position Title: Interpretation and Education Intern – 640 HR

The National Park Service is recruiting summer interns to provide educational and interpretation assistance at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument (HAFO). The members will serve with the interpretive and education teams within the Visitor Services Division. The park anticipates over 25,000 visitors this summer.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Major duties are related to learning and working alongside personnel in visitor services at Hagerman Fossil Beds (HAFO). The intern will communicate with the public about the natural and cultural resources of HAFO, staff the visitor center and provide orientation and information about HAFO and the National Park Service including recreational opportunities and park regulations.
Specific activities include:
• Staff visitor center front desk.
• Deliver interpretive programs to the public.
• Research the natural and cultural resources of HAFO.
• Rove trails and contacting visitors.

Required Qualifications:
• Ability to work outdoors, hike, and assist the public in remote settings and inclement weather on uneven ground.
• Willingness to work as part of a team in an outdoor setting
• Ability to give direction and talk to the public.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• A positive attitude.

Desired Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Northern Rocky Mountain and Snake River Plain natural resources, paleontology, and plants
• College coursework in natural science or parks and recreation.
• Experience in presenting informational or educational talks to the public

Duty Location:
Duties are performed within the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument in Hagerman, ID.

Terms of Employment:
• Intern will complete the 16-week program from May 16 to September 3. The member will average 40 hours of labor per week, minus holidays.
• Interns are responsible for providing their own housing and food. Personal transportation is needed.

Program Benefits:
• Interns will earn $8,960.00 prorated monthly throughout the 16-week term of service.

Application Instructions
Application Deadline: April 15th , 2022
Interviews: Will occur as qualified applications are received.
Type of position: Individual Placement Internship
Service Dates: May 16, 2022 – September 3, 2022
Length of Term: 16 Weeks - 640 Hours

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references and completely fill out the application form found at

Additional Information
If you have questions about the position, please reach Northwest Youth Corps Internship Program Officer Liv Kelley at or Sandra Gladish at

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