The Kings Mountain National Military Park, near Blacksburg, South Carolina is seeking Appalachin State Universitystudents or recent graduates with a background in communication, history, education, Spanish and/or web design.
The positions will be full time (40 hours per week) from May 16 – September 15, 2020. The selected applicants must be available for the entire period. Applications will be accepted through 5p.m. on February 14, 2020.
Interns will assist in developing and providing digital media products about the Southern Campaign for local students, teachers and other park visitors. Preference will be given to applicants able to produce content in both fluent English and Spanish.
The requested content will be incorporated into the park website. Work duties will be performed both at park headquarters and independently at locations of the selected applicants’ choosing (to be determined by project progress). While often referred to as “interns,” the selected applicants will be employees of Appalachian and the State of North Carolina (i.e., not Federal employees), serving as partners with the National Park Service.
Having recently entered into a five-year cooperative agreement with the National Park Service (NPS), Appalachian has maintained a valuable relationship in order to aid all NPS sites with project and seasonal employment needs.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/24989
For more information about Appalachian State University’s Liaison to the National Park Service, please visit: https://npsliaison.appstate.edu
About the Appalachian State University Liaison to the National Park Service
The Appalachian State University Liaison to the National Park Service (NPS) is the central contact for initiatives that partner Appalachian with NPS units across the United States. The liaison promotes opportunities, such as service projects and task agreements, that mutually benefit NPS units and university students, faculty, staff and alumni. Past projects have partnered members of the Appalachian Community with NPS natural/cultural resource personnel, interpreters and educational initiatives. Learn more at https://npsliaison.appstate.edu.
By Barclay Ann Blankenship
Feb. 7, 2020