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Interpretation and Education Intern (18 Week)


Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Waco, Texas

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Waco Mammoth National Monument


Term of position is 18 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk


Waco, Texas

Living Allowance:

$580.00 per week

AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $2,474 (pre-tax).

Earliest Start Date:


Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 5/19/2023

Title of Position

Interpretation and Education Intern

Position Details:

Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. SIPP in partnership with Waco Mammoth National Monument are seeking an intern who will assist members of the Interpretation and Education Division in developing and presenting formal and informal (in-person and virtual) interpretive programs, including education programs to visitors of all ages. Programs will focus on the cultural and environmental themes associated to the Waco Mammoth site resource of in situ fossils, and on the mission of the National Park Service. As a result, intern will help Waco Mammoth National Monument's mission to engage new and diverse audiences.

Position Responsibilities will include:

  • Learn about Columbian mammoths, the field of paleontology, and the history and legacy of the site, including the greater park resources.
  • Assist in providing creative, relevant, and engaging interpretive experiences for visitors of all ages and different backgrounds.
  • Develop and expand distance learning programs
  • Assist with development and implementation of plans for asynchronous education programs
  • Create a list of local school contacts for education engagement
  • Assist in creating new virtual interpretive opportunities.
  • Assist in community outreach program planning and implementation with a focus on underserved communities

Minimum Requirements:

  • An education background in history, political science, education, environmental science, or similar subjects is recommended, but not required
  • Great public speaking skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Self-starter, creative, strategic, and resourceful

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Experience with video filming and editing
  • Experience working in customer service
  • Strong computer skills
  • Comfortable working with large groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media platforms
  • Lives within the local Waco commuting area


  • Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $2,474(pre-tax).
  • Living Allowance: $580/week (pre-tax)
  • Specific training offered: onsite safety training, education and interpretive program training, customer service training, diversity equity and inclusion training.

 How to Apply

Apply on-line at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.

Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

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