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About the program

The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change program provides paid summer internships to highly accomplished graduate students to work on emerging management issues driven by global drivers of change and related effects in national parks. The internship projects may occur in national parks or program offices and are designed by National Park Service (NPS) staff to meet high-priority needs of parks and programs. General topic areas include resource protection, supporting science, adaptation actions, policy and planning, sustainable operations, and communication, interpretation, or education. Internships run 40 hours/week for 12 weeks and compensation is $16/hour.


Available internships


To apply

Applications are due on January 24, 2020 by 5pm. Click here to begin an application.

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