Interpretation Info Desk

Outdoor Pathways


  • Category: Outdoor Pathways (IIC Internships)
  • Position Type: Internship
  • Posted on: April 3, 2024
  • Open until: filled
  • Work Hours: 40
  • Wage: $17.20
  • Location: Bryce Canyon National Park


Start and end dates may be adjusted, dependent on funding. Position will be open until filled.

Hours: 40

Schedule: Schedule will be Tuesday-Saturday or Monday-Friday, 8 hour shifts. Schedule may require working weekends and holidays.

Housing: Housing Available

Dates: 05-06-2024 - 08-16-2024

Agency: National Park Service

Location: Bryce Canyon National Park Overview:

This position will have two distinct sets of duties: presenting interpretative programs to the public, and front-line responsibilities at the visitor center information desk.

(Interpretation is connecting park resources with park visitors through a variety of techniques, which the intern will be trained in. It does not require proficiency in a foreign language.)


  • Duties will consist of the intern providing front line information, orientation, and interpretive services for visitors in the day-to-day operation of the park at the visitor center and various locations throughout the park.
  • Interns will work with park interpreters developing and presenting a variety of programs (including junior ranger programs for youth groups, education programs, and geology talks/walks), natural history- orientation talks at viewpoints or other locations within the park.
  • Interns will develop and present formal and informal interpretive talks, hikes of moderate difficulty, and assist with special events during the summer season.

Visitor center information desk duties include: answering questions, providing directions, recommending hiking trails, interacting with Junior Rangers, processing lost and found items, operating a 2-way radio, answering telephones, and other duties as necessary.

Other duties may consist of: hiking trails and visiting viewpoints for the purpose of chatting with visitors, answering questions, and assisting them so they can make the most of their visit to the park.


This position requires a highly motivated, responsible, personable individual who may be interested in pursuing a career with the National Park Service.

Successful candidates must pass a background investigation.

Bryce Canyon National Park provides a mentoring program for the interns with different subject matter experts. Interns will be provided interpretive and program building training within the park, and will strengthen their communication skills throughout the summer.

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