Community Outreach Intern

Website Zion National Park

Start Date: May 15th, 2023

End Date: August 4th, 2023

Compensation: $640/week + housing. Travel costs to the site and back home are covered by the program. 

Car is required

Application Due: February 6th, 2023

The Latino Heritage Internship Program seeks to engage ethnically and racially diverse young professionals in natural resource careers.

Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

All interns must be fully vaccinated for covid-19 prior to the start of their internship.

Please Apply HERE

Position Description:

This intern will be a part of the ZION youth program cohort. This position will research and create educational products about the role of Latino heritage and communities in Zion National Park and Southwest Utah, and support summer outreach and education programming at the park. Interns will conduct research on the role of Latino heritage and populations in Southwest Utah and use this research to create interpretive media and educational programs. All interns will be responsible for creating original programs that emphasis the importance of stewardship and inclusion in parks and the community. This program will support Zion’s summer youth programming and provide job opportunities for youth at the park and NPS.

  Intern Qualifications: 

High school diploma. College and/or additional education in areas such as history, Latin studies, environmental education, science education, education, and community engagement.  Experience working with youth, education, research, and community groups. 

Physical Environment:  

Zion National Park is located in southwestern Utah. The climate is generally hot with daytime temperatures averaging 95 to 100 degrees in the summer, and 55 degrees in the winter. Nighttime lows range from 65 degrees in the summer to 30 degrees in the winter. Minimal shopping is available in Springdale, Utah, located two (2) miles from Park Headquarters. A full range of shopping, medical, dental, religious, and recreational facilities are available in Hurricane (25 miles), St. George, (45 miles), and in Cedar City, (63 miles). 

Work Environment: 

The intern will be working inside and outside. The inside work will be primarily office work, research, distance learning programming, and staffing the nature center. The outside field work will consist of roving the park to educate visitors on trailheads, around the park lodge, and delivering programs in the park amphitheaters. 

To apply for this job email your details to internships@environmentamericas.org

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