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NOLS Faculty Summit Internship

Location: Lander, Wyoming, NOLS Headquarters

Length: Mid January through early June

Job Objectives: The Faculty Summit intern will primarily assist in planning and executing a major event, the NOLS Faculty Summit, which occurs annually in early May. Secondarily, this intern will also assist with curriculum, research, and publication projects. They will also work with other departments as part of the NOLS intern team. This opportunity provides exposure around the school to see how NOLS works as a whole.

Other potential opportunities at NOLS include:

  • Attend NOLS school-wide meetings and trainings

  • Assist in the outfitting and rationing of courses at NOLS Rocky Mountain

  • Exposure to a variety of skills and expertise needed to operate a large wilderness-based experiential education school

Preferred Skills:
  • Understanding and passion for the NOLS mission is essential

  • A NOLS background/graduate is preferred

  • Work ethic: thorough, dependable, punctual, organized, and detail-oriented

  • Low maintenance: self-directed, good sense of humor

  • Communication skills: person must be reading, writing, and speaking English at the college junior level

  • Can-do attitude: creative, self-directed, and solution-oriented

  • Event planning experience is helpful

  • Adaptability: We will gladly align this internship with the intern system at your home school as long as this doesn't create an administrative burden or detract from the objectives of the internship.

A Criminal Background Check is required of all NOLS employees.

NOLS participates in E-Verify

Compensation: A stipend of $125 per week is provided. This is taxable. Food and lodging are not provided.

Closing date: Apply by November 29. A decision will be made by December 13.

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

Lauren Crenshaw, Faculty Summit Coordinator & Chair

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