NOLS Curriculum, Publications, & Research Internship
INTERNSHIP SEASONS: Spring, Summer, and Fall
Spring (February-May) Internship focusing on publications: apply by Jan 1
Summer (May-August) Internship focusing on curriculum & research support: apply by Feb 7
Fall (September-December) Internship: apply by May 9
POSITION LENGTH: 12-15 weeks (some dates are flexible)
- Assist NOLS publications manager in various capacities, including but not limited to: book development, subject research, management of in-house publications, updating existing book files, and searching for relevant public domain publications. The Spring internship focuses on this area and this intern needs exemplary writing skills.
- Help research curriculum development projects.
- Help assemble self-published instructor notebooks.
- Help staff & maintain the NOLS Faculty Library; Assist students and instructors to research topics, locate resources, catalog books, etc.
- Assist in the collection of data for current research projects, including electronic and in-person efforts.
- Enter data and analyze results of ongoing research projects such as the Course Quality Survey and other current projects.
- Help with mechanical projects that apply research to field operations.
- Assist with the preparation, organization, and implementation of the three-day annual NOLS Faculty Summit staff meeting held in May.
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 is the minimum requirement.
Work Ethic: Thorough, punctual, dependable, organized, self-directed, honest, sense of humor
Communication Skills: Person must be reading, writing, and speaking at the college junior level
Can-do Attitude: Creative, self-directed, and solution-oriented
Understanding and passion for the NOLS mission is essential. Being a NOLS graduate is helpful.
We will gladly align this internship with the intern system at your university as long as this doesn't create a huge administrative task load or cut into the above goals.
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.
COMPENSATION: A taxable stipend of $125 per week is provided. Food and lodging are not provided.
POSITION LOCATION: Lander, Wyoming
CONTACT: Interested individuals should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to:
Faculty Summit Coordinator
NOLS Curriculum & Research Department