LATINO HERITAGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
with Environment for the Americas

Thank you for applying for a position with the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP). LHIP accomplishes several goals, including expanding National Park Service outreach into Latino communities, introducing Latino students to careers within the National Park Service, accomplishing projects specific to national parks across the United States, and more. 

The internships are 10 weeks and will begin in late May and early June 2015. There may be some flexibility with dates depending on student and park schedules. Interns will be employees of Environment for the Americas, a non-profit organization based in Boulder, Colorado. One of our goals is to increase visitation to natural areas and participation in outdoor and cultural activities, the sciences, and more.  Interns will be compensated weekly and any travel and lodging costs will be covered.

For more information about EFTA, the National Park Service, and LHIP, please visit our website at www.birdday.org. Please note that you will not be able to save your responses and return to this application!

More LHIP opportunities are available through Hispanic Access Foundation. To apply, visit http://hispanicaccess.org/LHIPReg.
Candidates must meet the following minimum criteria:
- Be age 18 - 35;
- Possess US citizenship, US work authorization, or a J-1 Visa;
-Be enrolled in a post-secondary educational program or have graduated from college within the past one year.
Questions? E-mail Sbbonfield@gmail.com
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Please provide the following information:

 
Name *

 
Email *

 
Current Address: *

 
City, State, Zip *

 
Phone/Mobile: *

 
Are you Hispanic and/or Latino?

     
 
Please indicate your race below.


 
This internship requires that you be between the ages of 18 and 35.  Please select all that apply. *


 
Educational Background

 
Name of Institution *

 
City/State *

 
Dates of Enrollment (MM/YY) *

 
Degree (BA, BS, AA, MA, MS, PhD) *

 
Major *

 
Minor *

 
Number of college credits earned: *

 
Semesters of college completed: *

 
Cumulative GPA: *

 
Major GPA: *

 
Date of completion or anticipated date of graduation: *

 
If you are still in school, what is your current academic standing? *


 
Please list any coursework you have completed that is relevant to this internship program. *

 
Spanish is not required for most internships, but may be helpful at some sites. Please indicate your Spanish language ability (no checkmarks indicates no experience, 5 checkmarks indicate high ability).

 
Speaking *






 
Writing *






 
Reading *






 
Please list any previous jobs, volunteer activities, student group membership, and/or community activities in which you have been involved and the dates of your participation.

 
List the year and date and name of any scholarships and/or awards you have received.

 
Please provide contact information for 2 references.

 
Reference #1 *

 
Relationship *

 
Institution/Organization *

 
E-mail: *

 
Phone number: *

 
Reference #2 *

 
Relationship *

 
Institution/Organization *

 
E-mail: *

 
Phone number: *

 
What is your longterm professional and/or educational field of interest? *

 
How did you learn about this internship? *

 
Internship opportunities are available at sites in national parks across the United States. Below is a list of sites and the focus of the work. Select all sites that would be of interest  to you.


 
Please upload your resume. *

 
Why are you interested in this position? How do you think it supports your longterm educational and professional career goals? *

 
How did you hear about this opportunity?

Thank you for your application. If you have any questions, please contact Environment for the Americas at 303.499.1950 or sbbonfield@gmail.com.
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