Cultural History Education (Direct Hiring Authority)
Assist the National Park Service’s desire to tell untold stories in theEverglades National Park's Division of Resource Education and Interpretation. Help develop a curriculum-based program on the Cold War Nike Missile Site located within the park for middle and high school students.
Work with park Education and Cultural Resources staff to use existing sources and seek out additional background material. Collect, document and identify relevant stories, photographs or artifacts and correlate them to the curriculum. Additionally, the intern will be partnered with a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher to learn how to apply curriculum standards, write lesson plans, and create appropriate assessment tools. Since Everglades National Park was set aside for its biodiversity, the intern will also receive substantial training to better understand the complexities of the park's ecosystem.