Teach elementary students the science of Utah’s canyon county. Surrounding the confluence of the Colorado and Green Rivers, Canyonlands National Park preserves canyons, unusual rock formations, and mesas reaching 6,000 ft. Arches National Park preserves over two thousand natural sandstone arches, in addition to a variety of unique geological resources and formations. This internship is a cooperative venture between the National Park Service division of education and interpretation.
Teach elementary students the science of Utah's canyon county in a natural setting. You will assist the education specialist in implementing curriculum-based programs for elementary students. You will instruct at a variety of locations in Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, on surrounding public lands and at local schools. You will also have the opportunity to rove busy park trails and interact with junior rangers at the park visitor center. In addition, interns may work with other divisions on an as-needed basis. This internship is a cooperative venture between the National Park Service division of education and interpretation.EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Opportunities to take field trips to other nearby parks and attend nearby teacher workshops (possible).