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Business Administration Internship
Ref No.: 20-00096
Location: Homestead, Florida
Position Type:Internship
Start Date: 10/01/2020
Pay Rate : $ 15.00 /Hour

Business Administration Internship

1-Year Opportunity

South Florida National Parks & Preserve

Working from Everglades National Park Headquarters

Homestead, Florida

Project Summary

This is an opportunity to learn about the "back of the house business side of the National Park Service (NPS). The internship will involve a variety of project assignments in a cross-section of administrative functions, such as property management, commercial services, information technology, and website publication, just to name a few. The exact nature of the internship will be crafted to fit the specific interests and career objective of the intern.

Project Goals and Objectives

Project Goal: By the end of the experience, the intern should have developed a fundamental understanding and deep appreciation of the NPS mission and the agency's business-related functions.

Project Objective: Through mentorship and hands-on activities, this project seeks to provide a meaningful internship experience to a youth with skills and/or experience in business administration and/or public service management. The intern's work will be in direct support of administrative operations with benefit to employees and customers of the National Park Service.

Project Tasks
The internship may involve any of the following or similar activities:

Build/improve on-line SharePoint database for tracking permit information

Prepare training program slides, handouts, and brochures

Publish day-trip travel itineraries on the parks' websites

Develop tourism materials for use by the parks' commercial operators

Prepare correspondence and draft briefing statements

Inventory accountable property and reconcile database information

Create a SharePoint-based workflow system for task tracking

Assist with the acceptance and delivery of mail and packages

Assist with the enrollment and activation of employee identification cards

Provide administrative support such as filing, coping, and scanning

Investigate technology conundrums and facilitate problem solving

Place of Performance

The intern will be offered opportunity to work at Everglades National Park (Headquarters Building), the Krome Centre (905 N Krome Avenue), Biscayne National Park Headquarters (Convoy Point), and nearby locations within the Homestead, Florida area. Daily work will generally begin and end at Everglades National Park Headquarters.

Compensation: $15/hour, $40/weekly transportation stipend

All questions please email: Kennedy Reddick Jr. kreddick@gyfoundation.org