Internships

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.

three people in yellow in the forest
a woman in purple riding a horse in the mountains

THE 2021 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:

For more information on the 2021 Rocky Mountain National Park Internship Program, please refer to the detailed internship position flyer and application instructions below: 

Connect to the Following Internship Information Sessions Via Zoom:

Info Session #1

Wednesday March 24, 2021

6:00 PM Mountain Standard Time

https://zoom.us/j/92081099387

Add to Calendar 03/24/2021 06:00 PM 03/24/2021 7:00 PM America/Denver Rocky Mountain National Park Internship Program Info Session #1 Learn about the 2021 Rocky Mountain National Park Internship Program. Connect via Zoom to find out more about the PAID Summer 2021 CLIMBING STEWARD internship opportunity. https://zoom.us/j/92081099387

Info Session #2

Thursday, March 25, 2021

12:00 PM Mountain Standard Time

https://zoom.us/j/92270600611

Add to Calendar 03/25/2021 12:00 PM 03/25/2021 01:00 PM America/Denver Rocky Mountain National Park Internship Program Info Session #2 Learn about the 2021 Rocky Mountain National Park Internship Program. Connect via Zoom to find out more about the PAID Summer 2021 CLIMBING STEWARD internship opportunity. https://zoom.us/j/92270600611

How to Apply

In order to apply for this internship position, interested applicants need to fill out our application form located HERE.  Through the on-line application form, you will be able provide us with basic information, respond to specific questions about the internship, and upload 2 additional documents that are required to apply: (1) a resume (max 2 pages) and (2) a reference letter from a professor or previous employer. Be sure to provide details related to your climbing experience in your application. This should include style of climbing and grades. You will also need to describe your ability to hike in mountainous terrain on and off trail, and any experience climbing in Rocky Mountain National Park.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday April 1, 2021 by 11:59pm

Questions?

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

Rocky Mountain National Park Internship Program: Summer 2018 Alumni

The Center for Protected Area Management offered 3 internship positions at Rocky Mountain National Park for the 2018 season. Three students, Tyrus McLachlan, Andrew Sampson, and Joe Sarr, from the Colorado State University departments of Watershed Science, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, and History, formed the second cohort serving as Forestry, Backcountry, and Museum Specialist interns for the park

Tyrus McLachlan, 2018 Forestry Intern
Andrew Sampson, 2018 Backcountry Intern
Joe Sarr, 2018 Museum Speacialist Intern