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Work With Us! 


We have several part-time positions that are open with our UPLIFT NC Program in partnership with Appalachian State University. We are looking for highly organized individuals with expertise in oral and written communications who will be working alongside the UPLIFT team in boosting tourism in rural counties throughout North Carolina. 

Interest applicants should follow the links below to learn more and apply.

Intern Position

Nature Tourism Tool and Model Development

Position Type:               Paid Internship

Application Closes:       May 5th, 2023

We are seeking an energetic, passionate self-starter with an interest in nature tourism to join our team as a paid intern to work with the company founder to research and develop tools and models that enhance NatureScapes UPLIFT Tourism framework for developing tourism in nature-based destinations. In addition, the intern will support communication (storytelling) and project specific tasks. 

Scope of Work

There are two primary projects that will be the focus of this internship program; support the documentation, refinement and development of UPLIFT Tourism tools and approaches for the company, and communications relating to NatureScapes ongoing projects and activities. The intern may also support, where needed, other projects or tasks required by NatureScapes. 


UPLIFT Tourism Tools

The intern will work with NatureScapes founder and CEO as well as other staff and partners to develop and refine tools and approaches that help systematize NatureScapes work with destinations to develop and enhance their tourism experiences. These tools will compliment and expand NatureScapes UPLIFT framework that is the prism through which NatureScapes works with tourism destinations and businesses. For more information on UPLIFT click here


NatureScapes Communications 

The intern will support NatureScapes staff in researching and writing articles for the NatureScapes website, and possibly other platforms, that highlight the company’s work and/or provides thought leadership in the nature tourism sector. 


  • Minimum 3-years of relevant work experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field 

  • Highly organized 

  • Able to work remotely and self-manage time and tasks 

  • Experience working with diverse communities, cultures and individuals 

  • Good communication, writing and editing skills 

  • Experience designing, developing or implementing training programs or tool-based-approaches is a plus, but not required 

Time Commitment:     Approximately 15 hours a week, depending on availability 


Duration:                        May – August 2023 (with some flexibility based on applicant schedule)  

Location:                        Remote

Stipend:                          $15/hr


Interested applicants should send their resume/CV and a cover letter to:

We appreciate your interest in this position. Due to the volume of applicants only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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