2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 National Park Transportation Scholars Program
The National Park Transportation Scholars Program gives transportation specialists a unique opportunity for career development and public service. The Scholars Program places transportation professionals, as well as master’s and doctoral candidates in the fields of transportation, engineering, and planning, in National Parks across the country to assist Park Service staff in developing transportation solutions that preserve valuable resources and enhance the visitor experience.
Assignments begin in late June and last 12 months. Each scholar will receive a stipend of $50,000 for the 12-month assignment. Park projects involve transportation planning and analysis, coordination with local communities, environmental and traffic studies, and other transportation-related tasks.
Who Should Apply
U.S. Citizens with substantial knowledge and expertise in transportation planning or a related area are eligible to apply to become a National Park Transportation Scholar. The program is open to graduate students and transportation professionals who are 1-3 years post graduation.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit packets consisting of:
• The Application Cover Sheet. Click here to download
• Statement of interest (no more than 1000 words).
• Letter of recommendation from a current or past supervisor or an academic advisor who can attest to your knowledge and skills.
2014 Scholar Assignments
(Detailed descriptions provided at http://www.enotrans.org)
Natchez Trace Parkway 12 months
Devils Tower National Monument 12 months
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area 12 months
Completed application packets must be received by 5:00 pm EST on February 28, 2014
Send application packets to:
Eno Center for Transportation
Attn: Erin Shumate
1710 Rhode Island Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Applications may also be emailed to (email@example.com).
Contact Erin Shumate of the Eno Staff at 202-879-4703.