Parks, Interpretation and Outdoor Recreation


The following positions were received by the RPTS department and may be acceptable for internship credit. For more information on receiving RPTS 484 credit for an internship, contact . RPTS majors are required to register for 6 credits of RPTS 484 in their degree plans; a minimum of 400 hours of work (paid or unpaid) is required. Students may work full-time in the summer or during a fall/spring semester, or part-time over two or more semesters.

Note: Also see  job listings with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Student Conservation Association.

Post Date Employer Title Location Description
6-17 Houston Parks & Recreation; Lake Houston Wilderness Park Fall Intern (2 positions open); housing provided; $12/hour New Caney, TX View Detail
6-17 National Park Service: San Antonio Missions Student Trainee; Interpretation, Education & Outreach (Apply by 7/5/17) San Antonio, TX View Detail
6-17 Smithsonian Gardens Education & Outreach Intern (Apply by 7/1 for Fall positions; apply by 12/1 for Winter/Spring positions) Washington, DC View Detail
6-17 Grimes County Keep Grimes County Beautiful Intern (Paid; Fall 2017) Anderson, TX View Detail
4-17 Harris County; Mercer Botanic Gardens Education & Volunteerism Intern (Paid; Summer 2017) Humble, TX View Detail
4-17 Nature Discovery Center Park Steward Intern (Paid; Summer 2017) Bellaire, TX View Detail
4-17 Houston Parks & Recreation Department; Lake Houston Wilderness Park Wilderness Park Intern (Paid; Housing Provided; one position open as of 4/5/17; apply ASAP!) New Caney, TX View Detail
3-17 Willamette National Forest Wilderness Ranger Internship Westfir, OR View Detail
3-17 Seney National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Services Internship (one position still open as of 3/29/17) Seney, MI View Detail
3-17 National Park Service National Parks of New York Harbor internships; listed through the Student Conservation Association New York City area View Detail
3-17 Trees For Houston Project Coordinator; Summer 2017 Internship; $2500 stipend Houston, TX View Detail
3-17 National Park Service Summer 2017 Internship for Graduate Students or recent college graduates Austin, TX View Detail
3-17 City of Austin Environmental Education Internship ($17/hr) Austin, TX View Detail
3-17 Texas State Parks Unpaid Internships Various parks in Texas View Detail
3-17 Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest Field Ranger Program Southwest Oregon View Detail
2-17 Steamboat Lake State Park Temporary (up to 6 months) positions in Visitor Services, Interpretation, Law Enforcement (may be able to accommodate school schedules) Clark, CO View Detail
1-17 NPS: Mount Rushmore National Memorial Interpretation Internship Keystone, SD View Detail
1-17 The Urban Interface Environmental Interpretation Intern (part-time; unpaid; work with raptors) Bryan/College Station, TX View Detail
1-17 NPS: Glacier National Park Summer Interpretive Internships West Glacier, MT View Detail
1-17 Shenandoah National Park Interpretation Internship for Summer 2017 Luray, VA View Detail
1-17 Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort Naturalist Internship for Summer 2017 Fripp Island, SC View Detail
11-16 Great Smoky Mountain Institute at Tremont Summer Internship in Environmental Education Townsend, TN View Detail
11-16 North Dakota State Parks Summer Seasonal positions: Ranger, Interpreter, Maintenance North Dakota View Detail
10-16 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension; Family & Community Health Dept. AgrAbility Intern; Beginning Farmer/Rancher Projects College Station, TX View Detail
10-16 TPWD; Barrington Living History Farm Living History Intern; Unpaid Washington, TX View Detail
8-16 Goblin Valley State Park Multi-faceted Internship; housing and stipend provided Green River, UT View Detail
2-16 The World Outdoors Internships in guiding outdoor adventure tours and in sales/marketing/operations Boulder, CO View Detail
8-15 AgriLife Extension: RPTS Paid internships related to nature tourism; outdoor rec; interpretation (some days to be spent in Richmond, TX) College Station, TX View Detail
6-15 Texas A&M Athletics Field Staff (Student worker positions to begin in July & August)
College Station, TX View Detail
5-15 Angel Fire Resort Bike Park Intern Angel Fire, NM  View Detail

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