Park Ranger Cadet Program » Links


Park Ranger Pedro Hernandez Pedro Hernandez attended Akins High School and graduated from the Akins Park Rangers program. Now he works for the Utah Conservation Program.

City of Austin Park Ranger Cadet Program- Cadet Pathways to Success!

The Park Ranger Cadet Program is a collaborative effort with Austin Independent School District at Akins High School and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Students take a yearlong course and have the opportunity to work with The City of Austin Park Ranger Unit as a paid summer intern. MISSION: To increase equity in outdoor careers, we help participants gain a sense of their own power to be leaders and stewards for Austin’s parks and communities.