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NOLS Curriculum and Research Internship

DATES: Mid May – Mid August (Applications due February 7th)

LOCATION: NOLS International Headquarters, Lander, Wyoming

Research Projects:

  • Assist with data collection for current research projects, including both electronic and in-person efforts
  • Enter data and analyze results of ongoing research projects such as the Course Quality Survey
  • Help with mechanical projects that apply research to field operations

NOLS Faculty Library Support:

  • Help staff and maintain the NOLS faculty library
  • Assist students and instructors in researching topics and locating resources
  • Catalog books

Local Branch Support:

  • Assist in the outfitting and rationing of courses at the NOLS Rocky Mountain branch
  • Collaborate with other NOLS interns as necessary


  • Education: Major completion of a bachelor's degree
  • Work Ethic: Self-directed, thorough, punctual, dependable, organized, and honest
  • Communication Skills: Applicant must read, write, and speak at the college junior level
  • Attitude: Creative, self-directed, and solution oriented—all with a sense of humor
  • Computer skills: Basic computer literacy—knowledge of MS office suite and Apple hardware helpful
  • An understanding and passion for the NOLS mission is essential—being a NOLS graduate is helpful


  • A taxable stipend of $125 per week is provided. Food and lodging are not provided.
  • College Credit: This internship can be aligned with the intern system at your university so long as it does no create a huge administrative task load or cut into the above goals.

A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required of all NOLS employees.

NOLS participates in E-Verify to insure that our interns are eligible to work in the USA.

E-VERIFY: NOLS participates in E-Verify to insure that our interns are eligible to work in the USA.

CONTACT: Interested individuals should send a resume, cover letter, and references to:

John Gookin
Curriculum & Research Manager
NOLS Curriculum & Research Department

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