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Northwest Trek Wildlife Park of Metro Parks Tacoma

Northwest Trek Education Internship

Under the direction of a Lead Naturalist, interns will be responsible for staffing a variety of Education programs for the general public on a daily basis.  Programs are non-traditional in format and include information/education carts, roving interpretation opportunities and staffing the Cheney Discovery Center.  Cart program topics include but are not limited to Backyard Habitats, Healthy Watersheds, and Raingardens. Additional education opportunities include participating in Special Events and staffing the Kid’s Trek play area. 


This internship is available April-September. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be available to work both weekdays and weekends. Interns must be available 40 hours a week for 12 weeks, and are subject to a Washington State criminal background check.


Additional Requirements:

·         Currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university with course work in Education, Interpretation or a related field

·         Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing

·         Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time

Must have completed at least one year of college.

The internship can be extended if approved by the applicant and staff. This position is unpaid, but onsite housing opportunities may be available. 





How to Apply

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park of Metro Parks Tacoma
11610 Trek Dr E
Eatonville, WA 98328

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