Sustainable Tourism Internship Program in support of the National Park Service

Solimar International
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Posted
    Jul 26

Position description

Solimar International is a sustainable tourism consulting and marketing firm with a team of creative and experienced professionals who share a common vision of how tourism can stimulate economic growth while conserving natural resources and cultural heritage. Our tourism consulting and marketing services focus on delivering innovative tourism assessments, destination development strategies, and tourism marketing for our clients, which include international development organizations, tourism authorities, national and local governments, NGOs, preservation agencies, tourism & private sector enterprises and local communities.

On behalf of the National Park Service, Solimar International is pleased to offer a remote unpaid internship intended for graduate or undergraduate students to gain experience in sustainable tourism management and digital marketing as part of the Lewis and Clark National Historical Trail Experience. The 12-week internship will support the National Park Service to market and manage sustainable tourism along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

The internship supports the National Park Service’s Geotourism Program through community engagement, research, and content development. The internship is offered as a remote position. Preference will be given to candidates attending universities within or with strong ties to communities along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Interns will work with remote supervision from Solimar International’s Washington DC-based office.

Internships are offered in Spring (February-April) and Fall (October-December) sessions, to align with university semesters. Interns are expected to commit approximately 15-20 hours per week.

Qualifications

We are looking for any young professional with the following characteristics:

  • A passion for sustainable tourism development
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • An attention to detail
  • Willingness to take on a variety of projects
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Experience with publications copy and/or social media pages
  • Passion for research
  • Openmindedness

Application instructions

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