Youth Employment Events

2020 Pōhai Maile Internship Program

Deadline: Mar 31, 2020
Makawao, HI
Makawao, HI

Event Summary

The Pōhai Maile Internship is a three-week program designed for high school students to learn about the National Park system, its efforts to protect natural, cultural, and historical resources, and potential careers.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicant must be:
- A Hawai‘i resident
- Currently enrolled in a Hawai‘i high school as a student from grades 9-12
- Available full-time between June 22-July 10, 2020 (7:30 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.) plus travel time.
- Able to provide own daily transportation to and from designated pick-up sites at the War Memorial
Stadium in Wailuku or Eddie Tam Gym in Makawao. Free transportation to and from these sites will
be provided by the park.
- Able to attend internship orientation with parent/guardians on June 18, 2020 (5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.).
- Able and prepared to work outdoors at sea level and at elevations between 7,000-10,000 feet in
varying weather conditions.
- Able and willing to hike daily over rough and uneven terrain and participate in backcountry and
multi-day trips on Maui.
- Able to provide own accommodations – Park housing is NOT available

Applications and other required documents must be received by 4 p.m. March 31.

For more information, contact Honeygirl Duman at (808) 572-4455 or Bennadette_Duman@nps.gov.