National Park Service Academy - Spring Break 2013
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the National Park Service (NPS) are looking for third year, fourth year and graduate students who are interested in discovering and exploring career opportunities available in today's Park Service. In this unique opportunity, participants will gain valuable work experience as well as access to key leaders within NPS.
NPS Academy is a special career preparatory initiative for undergraduate and graduate students of color.
Phase 1: NPS Academy Orientation, Spring Break 2013, locations and dates
Grand Teton National Park: Week of March 3th
Great Smoky Mountain National park: Week of March 10th
Phase 2: Summer Internship, Summer 2013
- Serve in a 12-week expense-paid summer internship with the NPS that may include hands-on experiences in environmental education, interpretation, resource conservation, cultural resources, facility management, volunteer coordination, and vegetation management, among others.
Phase 3: Outreach, Fall 2013
- Serve as NPS Academy Ambassadors by reaching out to fellow students on your campuses to generate interest for the 2014 National Park Academy programs
Application and program details are available on the SCA website. Students participating in this program will have their SCA application fee waived -- just email SCARecruiting@thesca.org to let us know you are applying.
Graduate Application Deadlines for most programs:
Spring 2014, November, 2013
Fall 2013, July 1, 2013
Please visit our Degrees Page to determine the required documents for your specific program and if your program has a specific deadline