CLOSES: February 7, 2021
The National Park Service (RTCA) is advertising a 12-week internship with the Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program. Applications are due by February 7th, 2021. The NPS RTCA program helps community groups, nonprofits, state and local governments, and tribes plan for parks and trails, conserve and improve access to rivers and natural areas, and create recreation opportunities.
Interested applicants can apply for the position here: Latino Heritage Internship Program | RTCA Indigenous/Native Partnerships Outreach Coordinator (DHA-RA) and see the attached information about the position.
The internship is designed for students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. It provides an opportunity for someone with strong communications, community organizing, and outreach skills. The person selected will help the National Park Service RTCA program: 1) develop strategies on increasing assistance to indigenous/native communities in Texas and Oklahoma; 2) establish relationships with indigenous/native communities and tribal officials in Texas and Oklahoma; 3) identify potential projects with indigenous/native communities in Texas and Oklahoma that might benefit from NPS assistance on recreation and youth education projects; and 4) showcase three success stories involving collaboration with indigenous/native communities.
Interns who successfully complete the internship are not guaranteed a federal position, however, they will be eligible to be non-competitively hired by the Department of Interior for two years after they graduate.