The Hiawatha Interpretive Association Summer Internships 2017 Internships sponsored by Hiawatha Interpretive Association Hiawatha Interpretive Association anticipates funding three regular internships and one botany intern this season.  Internships are open to students and non-students alike and are typically 18 weeks in length (40 hours per week).  A $250 weekly stipend is granted and housing is available at no cost. Internship dates are somewhat flexible and typically run from mid-May through early September.  Interns will work in the very fast-paced Interagency Visitor Center 1-2 days per week, providing courteous, accurate information to visitor center patrons, assisting with gift shop sales and other duties as assigned.  Interns will spend 1-2 days per week greeting visitors and providing roving interpretation at the Grand Island National Recreation Area (on Grand Island) and will spend 1 day per week developing and implementing an interpretive program.  Examples of programs include daily lighthouse walking tours, nature hikes, campground campfire programs, interpretive tabling and dark sky programs involving the forest’s large Celestron telescope.  Interns will also assist with our More Kids in the Woods youth program throughout the summer. The Botany Intern will be granted a $300 weekly stipend and housing at no cost and this position is a partnership between Hiawatha Interpretive Association, Hiawatha National Forest, and Superior Watershed Partnership.  Opportunities will be provided in botany and wildlife education outreach and training will be provided in each area. Deadline for application is March 1st.  Contact Brian Hinch at or by mail at Hiawatha National Forest, 400 E. Munising Avenue, Munising, MI 49862.  For further questions, contact Brian at (906) 387-2512, ext. 40.
A Non-Profit Membership based organization dedicated to Supporting the Enviromental Education and Interpretive Efforts of the Hiawatha National Forest.
Our Purpose is to provide for visitors’ enhanced enjoyment and understanding of the Hiawatha National Forest’s Munising Ranger District, including Grand Island National Recreation Area, and the Rapid River Ranger District.  The HIawatha Interpretive Association assists the Forest Service by providing financial support to accomplish the following educational objectives: * Promoting wise stewardship of the National Forest Lands. * Interpreting natural and cultural   heritage through educational programs, publications and exhibits. * Encouraging no-trace camping. * Enhancing forest visitor’s recreational opportunities. * Helping visitors learn about National Forest management.
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400 East Munising Avenue, Munising, Michigan 49862  (906) 387-3700 Hiawatha Interpretive Association Summer Internships ... Located in the Hiawatha National Forest / Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Interagency Visitors Center
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