NOLS: National Outdoor Leadership School Home
NOLS Internships
  Working at NOLS
  Be a NOLS Instructor
Jobs at NOLS
NOLS Internships
NOLS Fellowships

INTERNSHIP TITLE: Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) Internship

SUPERVISOR TITLE: Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) Manager

INTERNSHIP LOCATION: NOLS Headquarters in Lander, WY

DATES OF INTERNSHIP: Mid May—Mid November (approximate)

INTERNSHIP OBJECTIVE: The Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) is a professional conference that brings together over 400 outdoor industry professionals to discuss managing and mitigating risk. The Intern will learn how to plan, market, and execute the three-day conference, held annually in October. This internship allows for a variety of event planning projects involving independent work, collaboration among a small team, and interaction with leaders at NOLS, Outward Bound, and the Student Conservation Association.


  • Motivation, initiative, and attention to details
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable initiating professional communication via email, phone, and in person
  • Ability to infuse energy and creativity into special projects
  • Marketing and writing experience preferred


  • Gain experience in managing projects and planning, marketing, and executing three-day conference.
  • Meet and network with other leaders in the outdoor education field.
  • Attend conference workshops and learn solutions to challenging risk management issues.
  • Learn about NOLS Risk Management Services.

College Credit may be available.

A weekly stipend of $125/week is provided to help defray expenses incurred during the internship.

Interns should not expect a paid position at the conclusion of the internship.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required.

E-VERIFY: NOLS Participates in E-Verify

HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to:

Gabi Kilko-Jackson
WRMC Manager


Thank you for your interest in NOLS. Please consider providing some optional, anonymous information by completing this survey.

Work hard, be cool and gain valuable experience by doing a NOLS internship.
NOLS Top of Page
NOLS Home About Us Courses Wilderness Medicine Institute NOLS Professional Training Alumni Store Donate Account NOLS Home Parents Press Room School Resources Photos NOLS.TV Events WRMC The NOLS Blog Introduction About Leadership History Mission & Values Profiles Partnerships Frequent Questions Find a Course Skills School Locations School Locations Leave No Trace Financial Aid Academic Credit Find a Course Skills School Locations Course Types Leave No Trace Financial Aid Academic Credit NOLS Pro Home 1-3 Day Courses 7-30 Day Courses Risk Management Staff Clients Design Your Course Contact NOLS Pro NOLS Pro 1-3 Days 7-30 Days Risk Management Clients Contact Us NOLS Pro Design Your Course NOLS Pro Staff Overview Outcome-based Curriculum Faculty Overview Outcome-based Curriculum Faculty Case Studies Overview Administrative Training Staff Training Consulting Conference: WRMC How to Apply Apply Online Download an Application Admission Policies WMI Home About WMI Courses Schedule FAQ Photos & Movies Curriculum Updates Employment Sponsors WMI Home About WMI Admissions Courses Schedule Host a Course Resources Gallery Alumni Home Trips and Events The Leader Alumni Chapters Employment Staying in Touch Volunteer Photos & Videos Home NOLS Photos NOLS.TV The NOLS Podcast NOLS on Flickr Leave No Trace Overview Leave No Trace Principles Leave No Trace Master Educator Courses Host a Course Contact Map of Events Dream Expedition Leadership Week Press Room Images for the Press Archives