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Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Internship

JOB TITLE: NOLS Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Intern 

TERM OF INTERNSHIP: Four months with potential for extension

STIPEND: $125 per week, dispersed every two weeks 

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Stewardship and Sustainability Intern will assist the Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability department with a variety of tasks including interfacing with federal agencies, curriculum development, and community outreach. Projects may include the following:

  • Prepare articles for the school newsletter and blog.
  • Environmental stewardship and sustainability initiative program work.
  • Land management planning processes that affect school operations.
  • Collaborate with NOLS Rocky Mountain on sustainable gear initiative and gear repair.
  • Preparation and research of curriculum fact sheets used to teach policy and environmental topics on field courses.
  • Assist in planning environmentally-focused outreach events.
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed. 

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES: The Stewardship and Sustainability Intern will have opportunities to work with other departments and participate in activities in the field. For example:

  • Participate in a course issue day.
  • Attend environmental stewardship and sustainability-related meetings (e.g., with a land management agency).

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

E-VERIFY: NOLS participates in E-Verify.

WORK LOCATION: NOLS Headquarters, Lander, Wyoming 

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

Amy Rathke
Environmental Stewardship Coordinator
(307) 335-2262
National Outdoor Leadership School
284 Lincoln Street
Lander, WY  82520 


STARTING DATE: January 12, 2015

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