Aspen Center for Environmental Studies Summer Naturalist Positions

Greetings, ACES alumni crew!
It’s that time of year again: ACES’ Summer Naturalist position is officially open!
As many of you know, the ACES family grows each summer as new Naturalists join our team. If you’re receiving this email, someone at ACES saw potential in you and wanted you to bring your skills & passion into this community. For decades, ACES alums have gone on to become leaders across the environmental field as teachers, professors, land managers, sustainability experts, and even as administrators at ACES. The Summer Naturalist position continues to be a special entry point into the ACES family, and a meaningful step on many career paths.
Help us spread the word!
Please share the Summer Naturalist job description to anyone in your personal and/or professional networks who you think might be a good fit!
If you worked as a Summer Naturalist, feel free to share your own memories or the impact this position had on you. You’re also welcome to copy-and-paste the following description in an e-mail, on social media, etc. Extra credit if you share with your former college department or career center!
Job summary: Summer Naturalists lead interpretive nature hikes around Aspen including Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, and the Maroon Bells. In addition, Naturalists provide on-site support at ACES’ Hallam Lake nature center, lead environmental science camps for kids, and learn valuable management skills alongside rangers at the North Star nature preserve.
Working as a Summer Naturalist is the perfect post-grad job, filled with opportunities to apply what you learned in school combined with a healthy balance of hiking and exploring. Learn more about ACES’ current Naturalist team, or check out a slideshow of our Naturalist Program!
Thanks for all your help!
-Your ACES fam
Jim Kravitz
Director of Naturalist Programs

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES)
100 Puppy Smith St. | 
Aspen, CO 81611