Qualifications: Applicants for the position will hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree and/or experience in interpretation, cultural resource management, history, park management, or a related discipline. The intern will be resourceful, adaptable, and able to work comfortably alone or in a group. The ACE NPS TULE Interpretation Intern must be willing and able to represent ACE and the NPS in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner. Drug users should not consider applying, as ACE reserves the right to require drug testing.
Must be a US Citizens or Green Card holder.
Must be 18 to 35 years old.
Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with resource professionals within NPS.
Must have effective communication skills with diverse audiences; ability to work alone and in a group.
Must have a valid driver's license, clean driving record, and ability to provide documentation; personal vehicle required so you can access Tulelake or Klamath Falls.
Personal medical insurance for the duration of their participation with ACE.
Deep interest in history, research and respect for nature is critical.
Must be able and willing to work outdoors, in varying weather conditions, and capable of participating in physical labor.
English proficiency is imperative.
Ability and willingness to undergo a federal criminal background check is required.
Knowledge and skills in the principles of education and interpretation.
A strong demonstrated interest and/or education in the field of cultural resources.
Excellent writing, research, and organizational skills.
Excellent public speaking skills.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged and welcome. Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese are especially useful in this park.
Physical Demands: The Interpretation Internship position is high energy and can be stressful, due to the volume of contacts. The position may require driving in rain, snow, on icy roads, before sunrise, and after sunset. It requires working with all ages of children, in any educational setting, as well as with teachers, aids, and parents. The position requires walking up to four miles over uneven terrain at elevation while leading educational groups. Occasional workdays may exceed 8 hours.