NOW HIRING: Food Service Assistant Manager

Do you want to work in the Smokies?  We seek a dynamic and experienced food service professional to support Tremont’s mission and food service goals by helping to manage a progressive fast-moving food service team at our residential environmental education center.  We are looking for an open-minded individual who is excited to learn not [...]

By |2020-01-15T15:05:41-05:00January 15th, 2020|Announcements, Jobs, News|0 Comments

NOW HIRING: Director of Operations

Do you want to work in the Smokies?  The Director of Operations works closely with the CEO and senior leadership to foster growth and manage year-round planning, execution and quality control of program activities, logistics, organizational administration and communication at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (GSMIT).  The Director of Operations is responsible for [...]

By |2020-01-13T13:04:24-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Intern

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?   Summer Community Science Intern This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Especially appropriate for someone who would like to gain entry-level experience in experiential education, teaching [...]

By |2020-01-02T12:33:31-05:00December 13th, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Intern

NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Educator

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?  Summer Community Science Educator This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Individuals will work extensively with a variety of summer youth programs in a leadership capacity. [...]

By |2020-01-02T12:36:11-05:00December 13th, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Educator

NOW HIRING: Summer Experiential Education Intern

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?   Summer Experiential Education Intern This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Especially appropriate for someone who would like to gain entry-level experience in experiential education, teaching [...]

By |2019-12-13T10:02:05-05:00December 13th, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW HIRING: Summer Experiential Education Intern

NOW HIRING: Summer Teacher Naturalist

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?  SUMMER TEACHER/NATURALIST This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Individuals will work extensively with a variety of summer youth programs in a leadership capacity, as well [...]

By |2019-12-13T09:53:42-05:00December 13th, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW HIRING: Summer Teacher Naturalist

Create-A-Critter

Calling all educators! We are excited to provide a series of lessons that you can use as a teaching tool in your own classroom or schoolyard with your students. These lessons coordinate with academic standards and bring any subject outdoors. Why do black bears have thick fur, while salamanders have slimy skin? Why do owls [...]

By |2018-10-03T04:11:07-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Create-A-Critter

Colors all around: Celebrating the colorful world we live in

Calling all educators! We are excited to provide a series of lessons that you can use as a teaching tool in your own classroom or schoolyard with your students. These lessons coordinate with academic standards and bring any subject outdoors. In a new environment, we rely on our senses to draw us in and put [...]

By |2018-09-20T04:29:19-04:00September 20th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Colors all around: Celebrating the colorful world we live in

Mini “National Parks” in Your Schoolyard

What makes a park exceptional? Here in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we value biodiversity, cultural heritage, environmental health and ecology, stewardship, research, and so much more. Our park is prosperous in mountains, recreational activities (such as hiking and horseback riding trails), animal encounters, citizen science and research opportunities, and historical sites to explore. These are [...]

By |2018-08-28T08:59:15-04:00August 28th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Mini “National Parks” in Your Schoolyard

Education: Discovering vs. Learning

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “discovery” as “the act of finding or learning something for the first time.” Personally, this is something that, as a student, I seldom encounter in my education. Everything that I know was taught to me either in school or by the internet, and unfortunately discovery seems a lost art. As a student, [...]

By |2018-08-23T06:08:12-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Education: Discovering vs. Learning
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