Interpretation and Education Program Support Internship, The Murie Center of Teton Science Schools

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming 

Organization: The Murie Center of Teton Science Schools

Type of opportunity: Internship, seasonal

Contact: Please send direct questions to kate.bodey@tetonscience.org.

Duties:

  • Interpretation—Provide interpretation of the Murie’s, the Murie legacy and The Murie Ranch for the general public, adult field education programming and facility rental participants.
  • Education Program Support—Support adult field education programs and facility rentals as required and requested by program staff.
  • Programmatic Administration—Support the logistical administration of programs such as working in the kitchen, overseeing residential residents through our on-call phone system, transporting participants in 15 passenger or smaller vehicles, preparing The Murie Ranch for arrivals and after the departure of participants.
  • Institutional Projects—Support, design and/or implement projects that support innovation of Field Education programs.

Desired qualifications:

  • Interest and/or experience with interpretation, the field of conservation and/or education.
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative, communicate effectively, and solve problems with a positive attitude.
  • Willingness to work long hours, split shifts, untraditional work weeks including the weekend.
  • Commitment to living and learning in the Rocky Mountain West.
  • Minimum: 21 years old.
  • Pass a drug test and background check.
  • Trainings: First Aid, CPR, AED.

Start and end dates: May – September, 2016

Salary/pay: Interns receive a room in a small cabin (with accessible kitchen facilities) at The Murie Center of Teton Science Schools in Grand Teton National Park and a monthly stipend of $700.

Link to more information: View the announcement.

How to apply: Send resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference to tetonscience.employment@tetonscience.org.

Application deadline: Open until filled.

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