As a Junior Ranger (JR) Intern, you will assist parks in delivering and promoting JR programming to underserved, inner city and rural youth. Jr Ranger inters work primarily in environmental education, historical interpretation and community outreach. These internships are a great opportunity to introduce the power of local parks to youth and local community members. Read more and apply.
For College Students 18 and Older
Make a difference this Spring Break with SCA and an environmental service project. For the 2012 ASB season, SCA and American Eagle Outfitters will engage 120 students from colleges across the country in meaningful hands-on conservation service at two of our most environmentally challenged national parks: Everglades National Park and Joshua Tree National Park.
For one-week in March, you’re invited to spend spring break 2012 addressing climate and environmental issues related to water quality, habitat loss, endangered species and restoration of changing ecosystems
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A joint program between the Student Conservation Association and the National Park Service. NPS Academy is designed to build a 21st Century workforce for America's national parks: highly motivated, contemporarily skilled, and ethnically diverse. Read more and apply
Members who serve in SCA's Conservation Internships and Conservation Corps programs have the option of joining AmeriCorps for their term of service. When you join AmeriCorps as part of your SCA experience, you're joining tens of thousands of Americans each year who dedicate themselves to service to make our country a better place. Read More
SCA has teamed up with ARAMARK—a leader in food services and facilities management—to offer a broad spectrum of hands-on sustainability internships at universities, K-12 schools, businesses, hospitals, sports stadiums and national park sites nationwide, as well as a few international locations. These internships are designed to provide a career pathway into traditional operational roles throughout ARAMARK, where sustainability expertise is of increasing importance. Read More.
In collaboration with federal land management agencies, SCA offers training programs to help returning veterans transition to civilian life and prepare them for careers in conservation. Veterans who successfully complete these programs earn certifications in wildland firefighting, chain saw operation, wilderness medicine and more. Read More.