Park Operations Intern

Department: Park Operations
Location:
Mackinac Island
Start Date/ End Date:
The start date can begin anytime after mid-May 2018. The end date is anytime before mid-October.
Pay Rate:
Unpaid
Hours:
32 hours per week

Now accepting applications for the 2018 season

SCOPE OF DUTIES:

The park operations and grounds/maintenance internship will work as a part of the Park Operations unit on Mackinac Island.  This internship will learn the administrative functions of park management, assist with setting up office systems, learn how to serve the visitors to Mackinac State Historic Parks by performing duties in a park setting with numerous and varied contacts with the public on a daily basis.

WORK LOCATION AND SCHEDULE:

The workstation for this position is the park operations office on Mackinac Island although the internship candidate may be asked to work at other MSHP park sites around the island.  This internship will generally work 12 weeks starting in early May working into early August, and is scheduled to work 32 hours per week (approximately four days per week).  The intern may be required to work evenings, holidays and/or weekends.

HOUSING:

This is an unpaid internship, but MSHP will offer free housing on Mackinac Island to the selected individual in return for 32 hours per week of internship duties.  Housing is dormitory-style with kitchen facilities available.  We will also attempt to help to find a paid position in the area, possibly with MSHP, to assist with spending money.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit our website at www.mackinacparks.com to complete an application.  For further questions or information please contact Sue Topham at 906-847-6607 or  tophams@michigan.gov or Ken Fegan at 231-436-4100 or email fegank@michigan.gov.

 

PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL APPLICATION OR RESUME!
1. The application form must be printed on standard 8.5″ by 11″ paper and filled out.  Please sign and date where indicated.
2. Applications must be completed and mailed (no emails).

Download Application:
Click here to download the application.

 

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