Sustainability & Recycling Intern- Zion National Park

Position Type: Internship

Open until: March 31, 2017

Wage: $12.53/hour

Location: Zion Canyon, Springdale, UT



This is a split-time internship.

60% of the time will be dedicated to office work. Incumbent will be assisting the Park’s Environmental Protection Specialist in meeting the park’s environmental goals based off the Park’s Environmental Management System. This position will also focus on environmental compliance in assisting with an internal environmental audit on park operations.

40% of the time will be in the field, collecting and transporting all the recycling in the Zion Main Canyon. Locations include: Visitor Center, Campgrounds, Scenic Drive, and Employee Facilities.


Consideration will be given to applicants that have:

  1. A valid driver’s license
  2. Ability to work independently

Applicants with these skills and that are pursuing majors in a parks and recreation field will be given strongest consideration: environmental sciences or engineering, outdoor/parks recreation and management, sustainability, tourism and hospitality, and education.

There is no housing provided for this position.

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. 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 to Alex Barajas at In the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION. You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.

Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by March 31, 2017.

Contact Information:

  • Alex Barajas
  • 435-772-7819

ALL IIC INTERNSHIPS MUST BE TIED TO AN ACADEMIC CREDIT such as: Departmental internships, EDGE, Practicums, UNIV-2890, Etc.

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