May 2014 NewsFlash

Safety Intern

Do You Have Summer Plans Yet?

Do you have or are working on a degree in videography, media, or a related field, or are you retired from the field and still have the passion for film? How would you like to spend a summer working for the National Park Service on the beautiful Upper Delaware River, while doing what you love? If so then Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is looking is for you.

The ideal candidate will have the knowledge, skills and abilities to film and produce short Public Service Announcements (PSA’s) that can range anywhere from 1-30 minutes. Sample projects will include but are not limited to: creating water safety related PSA’s, assimilating a series of short video clips into collages, and utilizing Go-Pro cameras to record river conditions at various heights.

The intern/volunteer will work for a minimum of 12, 40 hour weeks beginning on May 12, 2014. Two weeks of interpretation and orientation training along with water safety training will be provided. During the month of June, the intern/volunteer will accompany staff members from Upper Delaware S&RR to the National Capital Training Center (NCTC) in Shepardstown, West Virginia for additional training in relation to the nature of the PSA’s being produced. This is part of a national effort in drowning prevention and is in conjunction with the Office of Public Risk Management. Housing, uniforms, and a $25 per day stipend will be provided by the National Park Service.

Does this sound like an exciting way to spend your summer or a great way to perfect your skills? Please contact Ingrid Peterec at 570-685-4871 for more information about this position. Interested candidates can send their resume and or letter of intent via e-mail to

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