fish & feathers

Enjoy the many benefits of being a Fish & Feathers intern.

Funded by the National Park Service and administered by Environment for the Americas, Fish & Feathers is a 12-week summer internship program that provides EFTA’s national park partners with talented, diverse interns ready to engage with local communities through fishing, birding, and other outdoor recreational activities.

Selected interns focus on supporting, implementing, and leading community outreach projects while incorporating fishing and birding activities. Fish & Feathers host sites include a wide range of excellent fishing and birding spots, such as Everglades National Park, Redwoods National Park, Great Smoky Mountains, and more.


Qualification requirements:


  • Under Direct Hire Authority and Public Land Corps requirements, as provided by the Office of Personnel Management, you MUST be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. legal resident to be eligible for any position.
  • Must be between 18 and 30 years of age.
  • If you are a veteran, you may apply up to age 35.
  • Related educational background and interests preferred.

Internship Blog

Birding with USFWS!

This past week, I got invited by Ranger Marybelle Quinata with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to help with a birding program at their Litekyan Wildlife Refuge. For the program, I taught 3-6 year olds from the Young Learner’s Center about seabirds on Guam,

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An Experience to Remember

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves Wow! Today I am sitting at my desk for the last time, writing my final blog before

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Stuck at Home, Still Having Fun!

This summer, I have had heaps of fun planning and carrying out my programs with the War in the Pacific National Historical Park. From fishing and snorkeling to visiting wildlife refuges on the island, my days have been filled by exciting outdoor activities that bring

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American Memorial Park: Our Mission

To honor and remember the American Service Men and the Marianas people who have died during the Marianas Campaign of World War II. This is the American Memorial. It holds the main flag which is the United States flag along side with the branches of

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Some tips for birding in another country

Hello! Birding in another country is an exciting experience, but at the same time, we might feel lost and frustrated, so I will share some tips. First, I suggest having the eBird and Merlin apps on your phone and installing the package more adequate to

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