Position Available: Interpretation, Education and Public Outreach Intern


Working collaboratively with the Grand Canyon =E2=80=93 Parashant National

Monument, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one intern to assist with

environmental stewardship and historical preservation by spending time

working on projects such as invasives inventory, air quality monitoring and

the production of a variety of public education materials. These projects

will assist in the creation, promotion, facilitation and improvement of the

public=E2=80=99s understanding of natural, historic and cultural resources

significance, as well as recreational opportunities within the Monument.

The intern will be spending the majority of time on writing and researching

scientific and historic information to be used in the Parashant National

Monument Mobile Application. Other duties will include public events and

outreach, data entry, compiling information to be used in social media and

assisting with other natural and cultural resource projects.


o Living Allowance: $9,520.00

o AmeriCorps Education Award*: $2,199.92

o Student Loan Forbearance**

o Paid Interest Accrual**

o Housing not provided

* AmeriCorps Education Award may be used for past, present or future

educational expenses.

** On qualifying federal student loans

Timeline:  Starts February 2017 or upon availability for five months

Location: St. George, UT. The Grand Canyon =E2=80=93 Parashant National Monument is

located in the northwest corner of Arizona, bordering Nevada to the west

and near the southern border of Utah.


o Bachelor=E2=80=99s Degree in Life Sciences preferred, such as: Natural Resources

Management, Environmental Resources, Environmental Education, or related


o Experience developing and implementing environmental education and

outreach programs;

o Motivated, self-starter who is detail oriented;

o Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities;

o Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public in a variety of


o Ability to speak English and Spanish conversationally, desirable but not


o Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments;

o Possess clean, valid, state-issued driver=E2=80=99s license; and

o Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal

resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education

Award (limit of four in a lifetime or the equivalent of two full-time

education awards), (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)

and federal criminal background checks, (4) Adhere to the rules,

regulations and code of conduct as specified in the Member Service

Agreement; and (5) Will not engage in any prohibited activities as listed

in the Member Service Agreement.

How to Apply:

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