Current Position Openings

NPS– Community Assistance Fellow- Anchorage, AK

The selected NPS-RTCA Fellow will work with the entire RTCA Alaska staff, as well as with key project partners, to deliver technical assistance in planning and developing opportunities for outdoor recreation and natural resource conservation on a range of projects. Projects will likely include trails, open space, and watershed planning, volunteer development, and youth engagement. Occasional travel to project sites is necessary. The Fellow will also help RTCA Alaska and other supporting NPS staff organize meetings, build public participation strategies, assist with RTCA program outreach and generally help our partners plan and implement projects across the state. As a result of the Fellow’s assistance, who will provide new ideas and ongoing support to implement those ideas, project partners will be provided additional energy and resources to realize their project goals. 

Bureau of Land Management - Social Scientist

This position is a youth hire stationed at the Bureau of Land Management’s National Operations Center, Division of Resource Services.  The Division provides scientific and technical services to the Agency’s offices located throughout the western US.  The intern will be responsible for working with the Economist and Recreation Planner within the Branch of Technical Services. The work will include providing technical support to the BLM Socioeconomics Program by characterizing local social and economic conditions and analyzing the impacts of those conditions from BLM management decisions. This work will require collecting and summarizing relevant and existing social and economic data and information.   Specific project work will be directed and overseen by division staff with support from other BLM Socioeconomics Program staff. In addition to working with staff in the division, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about the many facets of the BLM by interacting with field offices throughout the Bureau on specific projects. 

Bureau of Land Management - Remote Sensing Data Management Specialist - Denver, CO

This position is a youth hire stationed at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Operations Center (NOC), Division of Resource Services.  The Division provides scientific and technical services to BLM offices located throughout the western US.  The intern will be responsible for working with the Geospatial Services Section within the Branch of Resource Data.  The work will be collecting, editing, and managing digital mapping and remote sensing data for use in the natural and cultural resource missions of the BLM.  These data sets are typically managed and stored at the NOC and final products are distributed to state or district offices in electronic format.  In working with geospatial professionals, the incumbent will be assigned projects related to scanning, editing, managing, and processing geospatial data sets that may include imagery coming from Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or Drones to one of a kind historical film to spatial indexes of past aerial photography flights.  In addition to working with staff in the division, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about the many facets of the BLM by interacting with field offices throughout the Bureau that work with these geospatial databases.  

Bureau of Land Management - Cartographer - GIS Technician - Denver, CO

This position is a youth hire stationed at the Bureau of Land Management’s National Operations Center (NOC), Division of Resource Services.  The Division provides scientific and technical services to the Agency’s offices located throughout the western US.  The intern will be primarily responsible for working with the Cartography team within the Branch of Resource Data.  The work will be collecting, editing, and managing digital mapping data for use in the printing of the standard 1:100,000 scale maps within the western US. 

The databases used to produce the map products are contained within the Geospatial data stores at the NOC and within national BLM applications.  In working with mapping professionals, the incumbent will be assigned projects related to data collection from various sources, quality analyses, and editing.  In addition to working with staff in the division, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about the many facets of the BLM and other forms of geospatial and data management activities by interacting with field offices throughout the Bureau that work with these maps and geospatial databases. 

Middle Colorado Watershed Council - Watershed Specialist

The Middle Colorado Watershed Council’s (MCWC) mission is to evaluate, protect and enhance

The health of the middle Colorado River watershed through the cooperative effort of watershed

stakeholders. The MCWC consists of a broad partnership of interested individuals and

entities living and working in the watershed that provide leadership in watershed planning,

management, and stewardship. More information can be found at www.midcowatershed.org.

The Watershed Specialist position is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to help

implement elements of the 2016 Watershed Plan. This includes performing technical studies,

participating in restoration activities, and implementing the Public Outreach and Communication

Plan.

National Park Service - Geoscientists-in-the-Parks

Only applicants who have already been selected by The Geological Society of America for NPS - GIP internships may apply for this position.  If you have not applied with GSA and been notified of your selection as an applicant, please do not apply for this position.  Once you have been notified by the GSA and contacted by our program, please click on the position title above and you will be directed to the online application and enrollment system. If you are interested in viewing GSA's Site for current openings, please visit https://rock.geosociety.org/eo/GeoCorpsJobDescriptions_gip.asp.

General Environmental Stewards Positions

These are individual placements that range anywhere from 10 weeks to 1 year, and are based all over the country.  If you are interested in joining the applicant pool and being considered for one of these positions, please click on the position title above and you will be directed to the online application system and more in depth job description.