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Wildlife Health Team and cooperators take blood samples from an elk in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Climate scientist measures snow in Wrangell-St Elias National Park. Scientists in Kalaupapa National Historical Park

Careers in Science

Have you ever imagined yourself working for the National Park Service? Are you interested in a career in science? There is a whole range of jobs for people interested in a career in science. Meet some of the people who help protect the plants, animals, sounds, and oceans in the National Park Service.

Acoustic Biologist


Megan is an acoustic biologist with the Natural Sounds & Night Skies Division of the National Park Service. In her job, Megan researches the effects of noise on wildlife and assist parks with sounscape management. Learn more about Megan.

Marine Pollution Ecologist


Eva is a marine pollution ecologist for the National Park Service. She works with the 85 ocean and coastal parks in the National Park Service on water quality issues, the ecology of seagrass beds and coral reefs, and a range of other topics. Learn more about Eva.

Physical Scientist


Damon is a physical scientist that analyzes audio data and builds recording systems that are placed in national parks. Learn more about Damon.

Veterinary Epidemiologist

Danielle with her two dogs

Danielle is a veterinary epidemiologist and the One Health coordinator for the National Park Service. She works with parks to prevent and manage human, animal, and environmental health issues. Learn more about Danielle.

Wildlife Veterinarian


Kevin is a wildlife veterinarian for the National Park Service. He helps parks deal with wildlife issues such as white-nose syndrome in bats. Learn more about Kevin.

Last Updated: November 24, 2015