This exciting opportunity is a partnership between SF State University, the National Park Service
| Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. The Academic Internship Program is a semester-long internship at the Golden Gate National Parks that encourages student interns to expand their learning and knowledge outside of the classroom while earning a stipend and academic credit. Student interns support the parks through various capacities such as youth and community engagement, habitat restoration, business management, law enforcement, historical interpretation, and more.
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What to Expect
Increase diversity in the workplace and support an intern cohort that reflects the demographics of our Bay Area community
Engage local college youth in park programs and projects
Deliver hands-on, relevant, and meaningful professional experiences to enhance classroom learning, while contributing to the mission of the park
Offer strong mentorships that provide students with constructive training and support
$50 daily stipend (per full day)
F State Courses in Community-Service-Learning (CSL) available for internships
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Real work experience with a network of people who love their jobs
Gain specialized training, professional workforce skills, and leadership skills
Career building and potential for future job opportunities
Immersive experience in the most visited national park in the country
Intern Qualifications & Requirements
Energetic, flexible, self-motivated, and a sense of humor
Ability to contribute individually and participate in cross-functional teams as well as with diverse audiences
Good communication skills; treats others with respect; speaks and writes clearly and effectively
Bilingual skills are a plus
More qualification & requirements will be listed per each opportunity
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (LIB 244) 12:00pm-1:00pm
Sunday, October 15th by 11:59 pm.
For more information on how to apply to this program, please contact Jose R. Lopez at
email@example.com. All resume workshops are provided by the Campus Academic Resources Program (CARP).
How to Apply:
Complete the Application Form and email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter to "Academic Internship Committee" at
AcademicIntern@parksconservancy.org. Please include "Academic Internship Application" in the subject line and list the position title(s) of interest in your email.
Be sure to include the following in your cover letter:
Your experience or lack of experience (that’s ok!) with national parks.
Why you are interested in the position(s) that you are applying for.
What unique perspective you bring.
First, have an advisor or one of your professors review your resume and cover letter and/or seek support at your campus student centers/departments:
Come to the Resume workshops listed above
Apply for more than one position!
You can apply for up to 3 positions
This will only increase your chances in the selection process
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We greatly acknowledge the following organizations for their significant support in making this program possible: