Digital Media Interpretation Intern – Pipe Spring National Monument

Position Type: Regular Student Hourly

Open until filled

Work Hours: 8 hour days. Schedule will include some weekends and holidays.

Wage: $12.86 / Hour DOE

Location: Cedar City, UT (Moccasin, AZ)

Description:

THIS INTERNSHIP IS BASED OUT OF PIPE SPRING NATIONAL MONUMENT

Do you have experience in writing, photography, and graphic design? Make history come alive for virtual visitors at Pipe Spring National Monument! Digital interpreters weave together the arts of photography, design, and language to connect the public to the deeper meanings associated with a site. This position will receive training in CMS website design. The selected intern will also provide content for Pipe Spring’s social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Interpreters at Pipe Spring also guide tours of the historic fort and present talks and demonstrations on Native American and pioneer crafts and activities. Other duties include welcoming the public in the visitor center, providing information about the monument and surrounding public lands, collecting entrance fees, cleaning historic buildings, helping care for livestock, and maintaining the historic scene by working in the garden and orchard.

The position offers opportunities for cross-training and experience working with a variety of mentors and specialists including resource management (vegetation, archaeology, wildlife, hydrology, museum management, and historic preservation), administration, and maintenance staff.

Academic disciplines and areas of interest related to this position: writing, photography, history, botany, biology, archaeology, communication, and working with people.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have strong writing and photography skills, an interest in creating engaging material about U.S. history, and be comfortable with working around livestock.

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO BE TIED TO THE EARNING OF AN ACADEMIC CREDIT. Credits can be EDGE projects, departmental internships, cooperative education, practicums, assignments, research, etc.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application “APPLY NOW”. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it, with your resume, transcripts, and statement of interest, to Kaitlyn Thomas at Kaitlyn_Thomas@nps.gov. In the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications available until position is filled.

Contact Information:

Kaitlyn Thomas: Kaitlyn_Thomas@nps.gov

928-643-7105

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