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Company Name: NET IMPACT
Description: Net Impact and the National Park Service (NPS) seek top graduate students who are currently enrolled in business, public policy, environmental management, public administration, and related programs for the prestigious Business Plan Internship (BPI) program. Candidates should have strong analytical and project management skills; an interest in consulting, strategic planning and public sector management; and the desire to contribute to the future of our national parks by improving the parks’ operational and financial health. This highly selective 11-week internship program runs from Saturday, June 6 to Friday, August 21 and begins with a rigorous week-long NPS operations orientation onsite at Acadia National Park in Maine. Each summer consultant will be matched with a fellow student(s), and this consultant team will work for the next ten weeks at a designated park or program office that will be the team’s client for the summer. Over the course of the internship, each summer consultant team will work closely with park management to conduct strategic, operational and financial analyses. BPI projects vary in type and have included park or program-wide business plans as well as more targeted analyses, such as developing a commercial services or marketing and outreach strategy. What you’ll do as a BPI Consultant…
• Work with all levels of park staff and a variety of government, nonprofit, and corporate stakeholders to evaluate park programs and operations
• Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses to improve park operations
• Develop management and financial strategies to accomplish park goals
• Generate a long-term strategic business plan and/or report and present findings to senior park management
• Have incredible access to a National Park
Length of Internship: 11 weeks: June 6-August 21, 2015
Requirements: We are seeking top graduate students with analytical and project management backgrounds who are excited to have a positive impact on our country’s natural resources. Other qualifications include…
• US citizen or permanent resident
• Full-time graduate student at time of application submission
• At least two years of professional work experience
• Excellent time management/project management and analytical skills
• Superb oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
• Flexible work style and ability to work in a team
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission of the National Park Service
• Availability for all program dates (June 6 – August 21, 2015)
• A valid US driver’s license
• Consulting, government, or nonprofit experience preferred
Location: Interns will be placed in National Parks throughout the US.
Application Due Date: January 11th 2015
Payment: Weekly stipend of $725, in addition to covering transportation and housing
How To Apply For This Internship: Please apply and submit all required materials through our website: http://bit.ly/NPS-Internship

Application deadline: January 11th, 2015
URL www.netimpact.org/nps
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