Skip to Main Content
Pathways to Science: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Search for a program . . . find your future.

Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change (Nationwide Paid Internships)

Click Here to Learn More and Apply! 

an IBP member program

Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

The Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change (FPL) provides a paid ($16 per/hr) internships for highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students to work in one of the nation's parks over the summer for 11-12 weeks on projects related to climate change science, policy, and resource conservation. Housing is provided for most internships. Students finish the program with an all expense paid trip to the annual meeting where they have the opportunity to network with Federal Employees. Starting and ending dates vary based on the projects needs, please see the website for more information.

Participating Institution(s):
(Click an institution to see all programs it hosts)
Ecological Society of America (ESA) (Lead)
U.S. National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 
movie  Program Video

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
STEM Fields
Urban Planning & Design

Clean Energy
Climate Change
Coastal Resource Management
Data Analysis
Environmental Risk Assessment
Green Energy
Marine Science

Learn More and Apply!

This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of the Interior

Page last updated 1/30/2020
Click here to submit updates to this program listing!

Create your own user feedback survey


a flag denotes an institution that is the lead of an allianceInstitution that is the lead of an alliance

An exclamation point denotes a program with an upcoming deadlineUpcoming deadline

an airplane denotes a study abroad opportunityProgram includes a study abroad component

icon indicating a short-term opportunityDifferent from a program, an opportunity is generally short-term; they include paid workshops, travel funds, or professional development opportunities

icon indicating a nationwide programNationwide programs are not based at individual institutions

an airplane denotes a study abroad opportunityProgram Just Posted

a suitcase denotes portable fundingPortable Funding

a globe denotes funding for international studentsFunds International Students

a checkbox denotes a program recently updatedProgram recently updated