National Parks Conservation Association Outreach and Engagement Intern in Washington, District Of Columbia

Internship Position Description

Position Title:Outreach & Engagement Intern

Supervisor:Katherine McKinney, Outreach and Engagement Manager

Department Head:Vice President of Regional Operations

Department: Regional Operations

Position Description: (List duties, responsibilities, etc.) The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) is a private non-profit organization that has been the leading voice of the American people on behalf of their national parks since 1919. The Regional Operations department of NPCA seeks an outreach & engagement intern to work on several key projects related to the organization’s outreach and engagement efforts.

The outreach & engagement intern will work with the outreach & engagement manager and director to:

  • update and create new advocacy workshop materials for different audiences

  • develop and begin implementing a strategy for college/university outreach

  • capture and organize key information from outreach and engagement events across NPCA regions

  • create new outreach and engagement resources

Qualifications/Requirements (i.e., education, technical skills):

  • Possess excellent writing, research and critical thinking skills

  • Work effectively on a team, and be able to drive projects to completion

  • Possess proficient computer skills including word processing and database software

  • Be willing and able to learn new skills and subject areas

  • Knowledge of design software (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, etc) is a plus

Describe the tangible deliverables (projects, outcomes) that will be achieved:

  • New and updated advocacy workshop toolkits and materials for different audiences

  • Updated college/university outreach list

  • Developed outreach strategy for colleges and universities

  • More robust post-engagement information captured from events and other outreach efforts across NPCA regions

Work Status:Part-time 15 Hours per week

Ideal Work Schedule:6 months/ 15 hrs/week

Salary (Hourly Rate): $20/hr

Job Title: Outreach and Engagement Intern

Employment Type: Temporary Part-Time


Date Posted: 09/14/2018

Requisition ID: 1103