The Center for Protected Area Management (CPAM) works with protected area agencies and non-profit organizations to create internship opportunities for students. Because CPAM is based in a large land-grant university in one of the largest colleges of natural resources in the world, we are well positioned to be able to promote and recruit top student talent for internship positions. In addition to Colorado State University students, we are able to recruit students from a half dozen additional Universities located along the Colorado Front Range and in Wyoming.

We currently have internship opportunities available through our Rocky Mountain Internship Program.  See below for internship details for 2018.

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Rocky Mountain National Park
Internship Program: Summer 2018

The Center for Protected Area Management is proud to be offering the 2nd year of internships at Rocky Mountain National Park.  Interns will assist park staff with a variety of programs from maintenance and design to resource stewardship and education.  We are currently working with the National Park Service to design a suite of internship opportunities for the summer and fall of 2018.

For More Information:

Please consider attending one of our information sessions on January 18 and January 25, 2018 where we will highlight specific information about this year’s internship opportunities. Additional details about the information sessions, including times and locations, are included in the flyer linked below.

Information Sessions:

Thursday, January 18 at 10am in Lory Student Center room 308

Thursday, January 25 at 2pm in Lory Student Center room 308

Application questions

How to Apply

In order to apply for the internship program, interested applicants need to fill out our online application form in addition to submit their resume (max 2 pages) and one letter of reference from a previous employer or a professor. At the end of the online application, the applicant will be prompted to upload their supporting documents. Click below to apply.

Applications are due: January 29, 2018


Reach out to our program coordinator, Erin Hicks via email.