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
6-20 NPS: LBJ National Historical Park Paid Summer Internship; start ASAP; free housing may be available Johnson City, TX View Detail
5-20 Travis County Parks Park Tech Positions; up to 6 months (needed through Labor Day) Austin, TX area View Detail
4-20 Conservation Corps of North Carolina Staff Crew Leader; AmeriCorps Crew Leader North Carolina View Detail
3-20 Allen Marine Tours Summer Naturalist and Operations Positions Alaska View Detail
3-20 TPWD/Americorps Park & Freshwater Fishery positions Texas View Detail
3-20 TPWD: Enchanted Rock SP Unpaid Internships for Summer 2020 (one Interpretation; one Administration); housing provided Fredericksburg, TX View Detail
2-20 Travis County Parks Park Fieldwork/Internship ($13.95/hr.; apply by Feb. 28) Austin Area View Detail
1-20 Seney National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Services Internship (Summer 2020) Seney, MI View Detail
1-20 Vega State Park Summer 2020 Internships (Ranger; Volunteer Coord; Interp., etc); paid; housing available (early Feb. interviews; description states May-Oct, but school schedules can be accommodated; application) Collbran, CO View Detail
1-20 Conservation Legacy Mountain Bike Trail Crew Member; Spring 2020 TN, GA & AL View Detail
12-19 Conservation Legacy Leadership Development Program Crew Member Harrisonburg, VA View Detail
3-19 Houston PARD Paid internship with Lake Houston Wilderness Park; housing provided New Caney, TX View Detail
2-19 Mount Rainier National Park Internships (Interpretation; Visitor Services) for Summer 2019; Apply by Feb. 15 Mt. Ranier, WA View Detail
1-19 South Dakota Dept. of Game, Fish & Parks Seasonal Park Positions (paid; apply by Feb. 16); paid internships also available South Dakota View Detail
11-18 Colorado State Parks Various Openings Colorado View Detail
4-18 California State Parks Park Aide – Visitor Services;; Summer 2018 (paid; housing available); deadline extended but apply ASAP if you need housing! Lake Tahoe, CA View Detail
4-18 California State Parks Park Interpretive Specialist (Seasonal; Summer; housing provided) Lake Tahoe, CA View Detail
3-18 Willamette National Forest Wilderness Rangers; paid; requires backpacking, trail clearing Eugene, OR View Detail
3-18 Stanislaus National Forest Wilderness Rangers; paid; requires backpacking, trail clearing (apply by March 11) Sierra Nevada Mtns., CA View Detail
1-18 Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort Naturalist Internship for Summer 2018 Fripp Island, SC View Detail
12-17 Shenandoah National Park Interpretation Internship for Summer 2018 (Paid; Housing Provided) Luray, VA 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


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