Begich Boggs Visitor Center Visitor Information Assistant (2 positions)

Internship Description:

• Ability to communicate well with the public in both English and Spanish.

• Ability to attend a 2 week intensive training to learn and study about the Chugach National Forest.

• Ability to learn techniques to interpret information about the Chugach National Forest and Alaska to the public.

• Ability to put together interpretive programs to present to the public in a variety of venues.

• Ability to work with other visitor center staff in a fast paced, team oriented, visitor center environment.

• Ability to assist with special events and to assist with other duties as assigned.

· A Forest Service uniform will be provided for use during the summer for each intern.

· Interns should bring clothing for cool, wet conditions, as well as shorts and t-shirts for sunny weather.

· The closest large grocery store is in Anchorage which is 55 miles away by road.

· Defensive driving course is required for government vehicle use. Interns can use vehicles for trips once every two weeks for personal supplies


Begich, Boggs Visitor Center, Portage Valley, Chugach National Forest, Alaska


Length of Internship:

May 12th-August 3rd or August 18th



• Age 18 to 35, and in college (undergraduate or graduate) or recent graduate.

• US citizen or legal resident.

• Enthusiasm for interacting with the public and children.


Is there a Stipend?

$53.00 per day worked. Housing is available in the bunkhouse in Portage Valley near the visitor center.


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