Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Posts With Tag: NPS Academy

  • 2019 NPS Academy Spring Break A Success

    Friday, March 29th, 2019

    The ninth consecutive NPS Academy Spring Break Session kicked off this month in Grand Teton National Park with an inspiring group of motivated young individuals. This year’s participants come in with a little more national park experience than in previous years, and they are eager to get their foot-in-the-door and learn about working for the […]

  • VIDEO: NPSA Alum Shows Gratitude

    Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

    The Foundation supports a variety of youth programs that change the lives of those who participate. National Park Service Academy (NPSA) brings college students from diverse backgrounds to Grand Teton National Park and introduces them to careers in the National Park System. Everly Jazi discovered NPSA while walking along the National Mall in Washington, D.C. […]

  • Changing Trajectories: NPSA Alumna Everly Jazi

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

    We recently sat down with Everly Jazi, a graduate of George Washington University and a field educator at Teton Science Schools, and asked her about her experience at the National Park Service Academy (NPSA) in 2016. NPSA is one of the Foundation’s youth initiatives that introduces diverse college students to a range of career paths […]

  • 2017 NPS Academy Begins with Spring Break Session

    Thursday, March 30th, 2017

    With spring break in full swing, the seventh year of the National Park Service Academy brought 24 interns to Grand Teton National Park to begin their journey of stewardship in the National Park Service.

  • Working Towards A Goal: 2016 NPS Academy Graduate Nina Lagpacan

    Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

    Nina Lagpacan just finished her 10-week internship with the NPS Academy in Grand Teton National Park. Her summer was rich with focus on projects ranging from creating physical map products, modeling stream flow, and monitoring glaciers.

  • Celebrating the Centennial: Students Visit GTNP for NPSA Spring Break

    Thursday, March 31st, 2016

    NPS Academy is an innovative program designed to introduce diverse undergraduate and graduate students from across the country to careers in the NPS. Now in its sixth year, NPS Academy has engaged over 350 students since it began in 2011.

  • 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.


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