Research, Job, Internships

Research, Job, Internships

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This page contains announcements submitted by partners or other CESUs regarding activities, research opportunites, jobs and educational opportunities. This information is updated often, so please check frequently. is your place to find and apply for federal grants

2021 Research Fellowship-Request for Proposals

The selected Research Fellows will contribute to strengthening and broadening public understanding of the importance of science for parks and society. The research will help NPS and other organizations adapt and respond to ongoing change and focus on long-term ecological and cultural integrity and viability in a dynamic and challenging future.

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Science Communication Internship

Hosted by the Greening Youth Partnership with support by the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Internship program and the National Park Service. Duty station: fully remote. The internship: Use science communication to help tell the stories of the trailblazing women that continue to shape NPS conservation in order to give a voice to underrepresented groups, celebrate the diversity of women, and redefine what a scientist looks like. The visual content you will create will showcase how their work protects the environment and how their successes are taking down barriers for other women. Opportunity includes graphic design, video editing, science writing, interviewing, website development, and opportunities to connect with scientists and communicators in the NPS.Questions?

2020 Great Plains Conference

Unlike in other years, this year our annual symposium will have limited seating capacity. Hence this week we are offering you, as a Great Plains Fellow, the opportunity to register early. General registration will open Jan. 14 and remain open until we reach our capacity limit

Registration Dealine: January 14 2020

Conference dates: April 9-10 at the Center for Great Plains Studies and Lied Center-Lincoln, Nebraska

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The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change Intership Program

Accepting Intern Applications for Summer 2020 Now! The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change (FLP) internship program is currently accepting student applications now through January 24, 2020. The FLP provides paid internships to highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to work in a national park for 12 weeks on projects related to natural and cultural resource conservation, park infrastructure, policy development, interpretation and education, and other management challenges arising from global drivers of environmental change. The Ecological Society of America is the proud partner and host of the National Park Services Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change program.

Posted here; 1.8.2020 until 1.24.19


2020 Directorate Fellows Program

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is collaborating with the American Conservation Experience, Greening Youth Foundation, Hispanic Access Foundation and the Student Conservation Association conservation partner organizations this year to assist with recruitment, application, and administration of over 100 Fellowship project opportunities nationwide!

Application Dealine: January 10, 2020

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Glacier National Park Conservancy - Jerry O'Neal Student Research Fellowship -2020 Call

Glacier National Park Conservancy - Jerry O'Neal Research Fellowshi-2020 call

Applications are now being accepted for the Glacier National Park Conservancy - Jerry O'Neal Research Fellowship for work in Glacier National Park, Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS, and Little Bighorn Battlefield NM in Montana. Special consideration will be given to proposals that address the following:

1. natural resource issues such as aquatic ecology, terrestrial ecology, fire ecology, invasive plants, and climate change 2. cultural resource issues, such as history and architectural studies, cultural landscape reports, ethnographic research and archeology 3. social science that informs resource management about a natural or cultural topic and/or that addresses visitor impacts to park resources

Competition is open to graduate students or superior upper division undergraduate students at universities and colleges in the CESU Network. Awards range from $1000-5000. Applications must be submitted electronically by February 20, 2020.

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NCPE Academic Year 2020 Internships

NCPE is currently accepting applications for the next museum internship. Position #3444 is one of more than 40 paid, museum collections-related opportunities available at the Department of the Interior bureaus and offices nationwide. Applications are due November 10, 2019. Details here

National Council for Preservation Education-NCPE, Academic Year 2020 Internships with the National Park Service-NPS, the Department of the Interior-DOI, and General Services Administration-GSA.

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile conservation


We are pleased to announce the launching of PARC's new online PARTNER EXPERT DATABASE! We developed this database to increase partnerships and collaborative working relationships among the herpetofauna conservation community. Users of the database can enter information about themselves (name, contact information, areas of expertise, species of expertise, etc.) and can also search for other members based on these data fields. We hope you find the PARC Partner Expert Database a useful tool for forging proactive partnerships to conserve amphibians, reptiles, and the places they live.

Please take a moment to enter your information (it should only take a couple minutes) to maximize the utility of the database, and to enhance one of the greatest assets of PARC

If you have suggestions for improving the database, please send them to