Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a biodiversity hotspot with unique cultural resources.

Environment for the Americas has partnered with the National Park Service to offer year-long internship opportunities in the natural resource field for diverse, under-represented young adults at Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Positions at Golden Gate NRA involve working with wildlife conservation, habitat restoration, aquatic ecology, and much more!

In addition to working in a variety of ecosystems including coastal prairies, redwood forests, and wetlands, interns at Golden Gate NRA interact with an abundance of diverse plants and animal species while collaborating closely with park staff and partners.


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

Who am I? Diane Diaz.

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CCC – Ascensy Perez

Welcome back to my blog everyone! I’ve been working at Cape Perpetua for just about a month now, and boy, what an amazing time this has been! Over the last month, I’ve learned so much in such a short amount of time – what birds

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