Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Posts With Tag: NPS Academy

  • NPS Academy: 2015 Spring Break Orientation

    Thursday, April 30th, 2015

    On March 8th, 18 college students traveled from afar to Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) for the annual NPS Academy (NPSA). The week-long spring break orientation introduced these dynamic young people to the NPS and prepared them for summer internships in national parks across the country.

  • Veronica Verdin’s Life-Changing Experience in NPS Academy

    Monday, March 30th, 2015

    Veronica Verdin is a part of the NPS Academy class of 2014. Following the spring break orientation in Grand Teton, Veronica interned at Zion National Park last summer and returned to the NPS Academy orientation in March of 2015 as a program mentor. Here she shares her experience with NPS Academy and how the program has had a significant impact on her life.

  • In the Spotlight: Wells Fargo

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Known as one of America’s most generous companies, Wells Fargo has a long history of community giving and volunteerism in Wyoming, specifically, Grand Teton National Park.

  • “If you aren’t living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” – 2014 NPS Academy Graduation

    Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

    The 2014 NPS Academy graduation last night marked the final day of the program. After a spring orientation in Grand Teton and a summer of work for the National Park Service, the interns had time to share their impressive experiences.

  • NPS Academy – Summer Experiences in the Field

    Friday, August 1st, 2014

    The NPS Academy introduces diverse college students to a range of career paths within the National Park Service through seminars, workshops, field trips, and recreational activities. A spring break orientation in Grand Teton and 12-week summer internships in national parks across the country give these career-minded participants valuable on-the-job training.