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SCA internships are posted as they become available, so keep checking back to find the SCA position that is the best fit for you.
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Aquatic Ecology Intern

Starts September 2, 2015 • Cape Cod National Seashore, North Truro, MA

Your responsibilities will include: using non-motorized watercraft (canoe/kayak) to sample water quality in kettle ponds, (50%); assisting with other aquatic resource monitoring projects, (30%); providing laboratory analysis.

Aquatic Ecology Intern

Starts June 22, 2015 • Cape Cod National Seashore, North Truro, MA

Your responsibilities will include: using non-motorized watercraft (canoe/kayak) to sample water quality in kettle ponds, (50%); assisting with other aquatic resource monitoring projects, (30%); providing laboratory analysis.

Forest Vegetation and Rare Plant Monitoring Intern

Starts June 22, 2015 • Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA

Forest vegetation monitoring internship available at Shenandoah National Park. Seeking individual to assist with field monitoring of forest vegetation plots and rare plant populations. Join us for a summer in the mountains!

Desert Vegetation and Soils Monitoring intern

Starts July 1, 2015 • I&M Chihuahuan Desert Network, Las Cruces, NM

Want to explore and contribute to knowledge of the most ecologically diverse desert in the world? Join the Chihuahuan Desert Network for a nine month internship monitoring vegetation and soil resources in National Parks in NM and TX.

Trail Maintenance Intern

Starts June 1, 2015 • Joshua Tree National Park, Twenty Nine palms, CA

Maintenance and Trails Intern at Joshua Tree National Park

Resource Management/Waterfront Intern (Local Candidates Encouraged to Apply)

Starts June 22, 2015 • City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL to work outdoors protecting shorebirds and sea turtles during nesting season at a busy beach park. During non-nesting season, position will assist Dock Master in managing boat ramps/marina and special waterfront events.

Environmental Educator

Starts June 14, 2015 • Sharpe Reservation, The Fresh Air Fund, Fishkill, NY

Get involved in the conservation movement where it all began! Join SCA Hudson Valley Corps and NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits to provide critical environmental education and stewardship in the Greater Hudson Valley region.

Ecological Restoration Intern

Starts August 17, 2015 • Coralville Lake, Iowa City, IA

Fine-tune your skills with the large variety of tasks available while restoring Iowa’s native beauty. This internship provides training and opportunities to implement knowledge in all aspects of restoration; working with multiple government agencies.

Fisheries Survey Intern

Starts June 8, 2015 • Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD

You will conduct surveys in station fishermen (75%); and conduct fish surveys (25%). Local candidates preferred due to limited housing options.

Fall Natural Resources Survey Intern

Starts July 27, 2015 • Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD

You will conduct rare plant species surveys/monitoring at groundwater seeps (40%); invasive plant species surveys and removals (30%); amphibian and reptile surveys (10%); conduct submerged aquatic vegetation surveys (10%); and perform as-needed tasks rela

Biological Intern

Starts June 15, 2015 • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague Island, VA

Shorebird Internship

Exotic Plant Management Team Intern

Starts June 1, 2015 • NPS National Capital Region, Washington, DC

Gain experience with a natural resources management program. Work in the office and in the field with an EPMT (Exotic Plant Management Team) but still have access to Washington DC.

Resource Assistant

Starts July 13, 2015 • Manzanar National Historic Site, Independence, CA

You will integrate into the maintenance division at the Park, assisting in the historic orchard, restoring gardens and ponds, and weeding and clearing brush. You will assess and initiate projects on the grounds with approval of the Park’s cultural resourc

Park Guide Interpretation Intern

Starts August 23, 2015 • Hovenweep National Monument, Cortez, CO

Utah’s remote Hovenweep National Monument features outstanding archeological and cultural resources, canyon trails and a vast sage-covered plateau.

Field Technician 2

Starts June 22, 2015 • Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Big Pine Key, FL

Field assistants needed in the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges. Duties will include a variety of land management activities and research projects including a variety of endangered species and ecosystems.

Vegetation Management Interns

Starts August 10, 2015 • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Hagerstown, MD

C&O Canal is looking for motivated and independent interns to comprise a small field team focusing on invasive vegetation control, monitoring, and native plant restoration and protection. Work will focus on sites of historic and cultural significance.

Interpretive Park Ranger

Starts June 1, 2015 • BLM, Coos Bay District, Reedsport, OR

Interpretive Park Ranger- The intern will be the Interpretive Park Ranger and be responsible, with staff assistance, for managing the evening programs at the amphitheater and developing programs for daytime presentations in the day-use beach area.

Park Management Intern

Starts May 11, 2015 • Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman, ID

Join senior staff in helping to learn about and address top priorities for two national parks: Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument & Minidoka National Historic site. This is a unique opportunity!

Ecology and Wildlife Intern (Backfill)

Starts June 1, 2015 • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Ajo, AZ

Intern will work on a variety of wildlife and habitat inventory and monitoring programs. Will gain further experience with data management, analysis, and reporting.

George Perkins Marsh Interns - Northeast Candidates Only

Starts June 22, 2015 • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, Woodstock, VT

Internship Opportunity with NPS in Vermont for Recent High School Graduates from the Northeast

Preservation Skills Development Intern

Starts June 15, 2015 • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brighton, MA

This internship provides a combination of experience in both cultural landscape and historic structure preservation. You will receive technical training by hands on use of modern equipment used to duplicate historic buildings features.

Community Garden Intern (local candidates only)

Starts April 27, 2015 • Fort Dupont Park, Washington, DC

Plant & Maintain a demonstration garden. Schedule, develop, plan and present garden projects & educational programs. Familiar with or be able to quickly learn organic gardening practices. Local candidates only, must be within commuting distance.

Education Program Intern

Starts June 15, 2015 • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Hagerstown, MD

Education Program Internship

Natural Resource Youth Intern

Starts September 15, 2015 • Valley Forge National Historical Park, King of Prussia, PA

Work with natural resource staff at the National Park Service collecting samples from wildlife, specifically deer; developing Spanish language interpretive material; invasive species removal and mapping, water quality sampling and much more!

Trails Coordinator

Starts May 26, 2015 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

Position will be the Trails Coordinator for Catoctin Mountain Park. The person will be responsible for planning, design, and coordination with volunteer groups and staff to complete trail projects.

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