2015 ACADEMIC INTERN POSITIONS (click here for the full list) (** These positions are FILLED. The list is for reference only.)

Timeline & Details:

  • Internships run mid-January – late-May.
  • Part-time and Full-time positions available.
  • Positions located in San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo.
  • Summer extensions may be possible based on performance, program need, and funding.


  • $50 daily stipend (per full day).
  • Real work experience.
  • Professional and educational development.
  • Specialized training and leadership skills.
  • Potential for future job opportunities.
  • Academic credit possible (student responsible for confirming eligibility).
  • The enjoyment of working in a beautiful national park.
  • Real-life experience with a network of people who love their jobs.

Check out this video about the Academic Internships created by academic interns.

Sign up to receive email related to academic internship opportunities in the Golden Gate National Parks. If you have further questions, email AcademicIntern@parksconservancy.org OR call (415) 561-3544.

For information about the academic credit and other educational related questions contact:

Students at SFSU:

Dr. Barbara Holzman, Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies, bholzman@sfsu.edu

Dr. Nina Roberts, Associate Professor, Recreation, Parks & Tourism, nroberts@sfsu.edu

Students at CCSF:

Crima Pogge, Professor of Biology, cpogge@ccsf.edu

The Parks Conservancy and National Park Service seek to increase diversity in the workplace and reflect the changing demographics of our Bay Area community.

People of color and from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

(** These positions are FILLED. The list is for reference only.)

Natural Resources


Interpretation, Education, Community and Youth Programs

Cultural Resources

Communications and Media

Park Operations and Administration