During the 2023 summer season, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will have six Park Ranger Internship opportunities available, one will be a shared internship, performing duties with Resource Management with an application deadline of April 28.
The Park Ranger Internship position is in the Division of Interpretation. Duties include staffing river access sites; presenting river safety talks and providing area information to river users; performing river patrols; and developing and presenting other educational programs on the geology, hydrology, ecosystems, natural history, and cultural history of the river valley.
The shared Natural Resource Internship position includes the above Park Ranger duties as well as collecting water samples, measuring water quality characteristics, inventory of natural resources along the river, evening bat counts, fish, mussel, snail, and crayfish surveys, vegetation surveys, invasive species removal or treatment, pollinator garden maintenance, electro-fishing, GPS/GIS and mapping, outreach with the public regarding park’s resources, data collection and entry, natural resource record keeping.
Applicants need to be currently enrolled in a college or university working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree and be outgoing and enjoy working and talking with adults and children. Experience working in an environmental setting and presenting education programs is helpful but not required.
Applicants should send a resume and two letters of recommendation to the Internship Coordinator, Ingrid Peterec at, email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (570) 493-1020 for more information.