Summer 2021 opportunities are closed. 

The Scientists in Parks (SIP) Program offers hundreds of opportunities each year. You will find a subset of those SIP positions posted here each December about opportunities that will be available for the following summer. Below is a list of the SIP Fellows Projects for Summer 2021 managed in partnership with the Ecological Society of America. For questions related to the SIP Fellows projects, please email sipfellows@nullesa.org. Head back to the main SIP site to view a full list of all currently available opportunities to participate in the Scientists in Parks Program.

Here is a List of 2021 Summer Opportunities

Application deadline for all the projects listed below is January 24th by 11:59 PM EST 

Organize, collect, and communicate geospatial data on priority wildlife and plant species in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur National Monument (DINO), Dinosaur, CO

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Apply ecological research and develop communication tools for Sagebrush Steppe Restoration at Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park (GRTE), Moose, WY

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Assessing sea turtle nesting populations at Buck Island Reef National Monument: Management implications of recovering populations

Christiansted National Historic Site (CHRI), Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Analysis of long term trends in bird abundance at Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park (ISRO), Houghton, Michigan

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Monitoring and managing Endangered Forest Species in Muir Woods and surrounding GGNRA parklands

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GOGA), Sausalito, CA

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Harmful Algal Blooms in the Virgin Wild and Scenic River, Zion National Park

Zion National Park (ZION), Springdale, UT

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Wildlife and climate change in high elevation springs in Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park (SAGU), Tucson, AZ

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Climate Change Impacts on a Zoonotic Disease in Alpine Ecosystem

Lassen Volcanic National Park (LAVO), Mineral, CA

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Develop climate change curriculum for high school students, focusing specifically on changes to the island of Hawai’i

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park (HAVO), Hawaii National Park, HI

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