The Intern will serve a small nonprofit organization in rural Alaska while developing skills in developing, planning, and implementing outdoor education programs. Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment (WISE) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded locally in 2002, and provides transformative experiences in science and environmental education.

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Teaching/Education


Enthusiasm for WISE’s mission
• Keen interest or course work in environmental education, natural sciences, or outdoor studies
• Experience in camping, hiking, and outdoor recreation.
• Enthusiasm and skills for working with youth
• Ability to hike four miles with a backpack
• American Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification
• Pass pre-employment background check
• Familiarity with Microsof

Preferred Skills:

• First Aid/CPR, Wilderness First Aid, or equivalent certification
• Experience living in a rural community
• Experience teaching environmental or outdoor education programs

About Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment (WI

WISE is a small nonprofit organization that provides science and environmental education for all ages in Alaska's Copper River Valley. Programs include school based outdoor education days, in-class programs, camps, hikes, intensive programs for teens, family fun days, and a science lecture series.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references with current contact information to: Robin Mayo, Executive Director Email: [email protected] Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment HC 60 Box 338A Copper Center, AK 99573