Student Conservation Association 12 Month Internship, 2010-2011 Boise, ID
May 2010 – May 2011 (start date is negotiable)
The Fire Management Program Center seeks candidates of exceptional ability, who think and act professionally, who have demonstrated written and oral communication and problem solving skills, and who are fully computer literate. Creativity and flexibility are a must in this team environment, as are the ability to cooperate with and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, interagency partners and the public.
The candidate represents the NPS and the National Interagency Fire Center in a professional manner in various presentations, conference situations and events. Some travel is required. He/she assists with local, regional, national and international media responses as well as provides assistance in the development and facilitation of information and education materials. The candidate assists the NPS Fire and Aviation webmaster. In addition, he/she performs a variety of critical administrative tasks including, but not limited to meeting management, note-taking, assisting office staff, and facilitating special requests. Commitment is forty hours/week. Includes housing and living stipends; health benefits from Student Conservation Association; and possible eligibility for academic grants to assist with student loans.
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For information about the SCA application process, contact: SCA Admissions Team via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at (603) 543-1700 ext 499, Eastern Time. For more information about the position contact: • Roberta D’Amico, Fire Communication and Education, National Program Lead, (208) 387-5239 (Mountain Time). • Tina Boehle, Fire Communication and Education Specialist, (208) 387-5875 (Mountain Time).
The Fire Management Program Center, located at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho is the national headquarters for wildland fire, structural fire, and aviation management for the National Park Service. Interns work with a wide spectrum of subject matter experts in the fields of fire, fuels management, and aviation and should look forward to an experience second to none!