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Internship Program

ARPF has an active internship program, with openings year-round. Interns help support the mission of the American River Parkway Foundation by supporting staff across a variety of programs.

ARPF is currently recruiting for Winter/Spring 2017 internships.

These are unpaid positions (high school or college credit available) that provide hands-on experience in the environmental science field.

2017 Intern Projects include:

    • Invasive Plant Management
    • Habitat Restoration
    • GIS Mapping
See an example job description here



If you are interested in becoming an intern or getting more information about the program please contact volunteer@arpf.org.

Application Instructions

To apply for an internship, please send a completed application and updated resume to: volunteer@arpf.org

Requirements
  • Background/interest in environmental science or natural resources
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in all conditions
  • Work with volunteers, Sacramento county parks staff, and all others in a professional manner while representing ARPF.
Summer 2016 Intern Alice Lopes having fun with Sesbania pods

Testimonials:

“The amount of insight and knowledge [ARPF staff] passed on is priceless. Not only was this internship educational, but it was so much fun.” – Audrey Schue, Humboldt State University, Summer 2016

"The things I learned while interning are things that other ENVS majors would appreciate learning as well." -- Tom Henry, CSUS, Summer 2014

"The most satisfying aspect of my internship was when the other interns and I completely cleared a trail" -- Hannah Green, RAHS, Summer 2015

"Daily, people using the Parkway thanked [me] for cleaning trails and pulling invasive plants" -- Savannah Hadley, UCD, Summer 2015

"I gained an appreciation of and familiarity with the Parkway. This summer was a lot of fun!" -- Jackie Douglas, CPP, Summer 2015

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