Positions

SCA internships are posted as they become available, so keep checking back to find the SCA position that is the best fit for you. Summer internships will typically start to be posted around December-January. Positions listed here have not yet filled and positions are taken down from the database once they are filled.
Positions in this search are for 18 and older. If you are under 18, please visit our Crew page

E.g., 2016-02-12

Landscape Technician: Alexandria, VA

Starts April 4, 2016 • THE DAVEY TREE EXPERT COMPANY, Alexandria, VA

This paid internship prepares participants for careers in tree care and ground maintenance with Davey Trees.

Fish Hatchery Intern

Starts April 18, 2016 • Green Lake National Fish Hatchery, Ellsworth, ME

Green Lake National Fish Hatchery - Conserving Maine Endangered Atlantic salmon

Field Ranger Interpretive Intern

Starts April 25, 2016 • Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Toutle, WA

Share the excitement of a volcanic eruption with students and the visiting public. Take the mountain on the road, into schools and communities connecting them to the “volcano that is in their backyard.”

Sustainability Fellow:Zero Waste

Starts April 4, 2016 • Pennsylvania Resources Council, Pittsburgh,

Zero waste for sustainability!

Backcountry Intern

Starts May 22, 2016 • Yellowstone National Park, Moran, WY

Backcountry Ranger Intern in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Intern

Starts May 16, 2016 • Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA

Spend a season in a National Park! This position will focus on forest pest management/monitoring, assisting with peregrine falcon restoration, and nuisance wildlife management.

Exotic Plant Team Intern

Starts May 23, 2016 • Prince William Forest Park, Triangle, VA

You will identify and inventory non-native and native plant species, eradicate the invasive species through mechanical and chemical treatment, survey invasive plant sites with a GPS unit. Develop maps using GIS and database software.

Place-based Learning Program Assistant Intern

Starts May 30, 2016 • Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, Hyde Park, NY

Help an innovative place-based learning project encourage more K-12 teachers and non-formal educators to use community resources to engage students in the past, present, and future. Varied tasks and projects. Self-starters w/ strong writing skills wanted.

I&M Forestry Technician

Starts May 16, 2016 • Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, Baring, ME

Inventory & Monitoring (I&M) Forestry Technician internship with US Fish & Wildlife Service in Maine.

Education Outreach Program Assistant

Starts March 20, 2016 • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Fairbanks, AK

This interdisciplinary position offers the opportunity to coordinate and plan a remote science camp in Interior Alaska. The intern will gain knowledge about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge System and experience working with various partners.

Education and Visitor Services Conservation Associate

Starts May 15, 2016 • John F. Kennedy National Historic Site, Brookline, MA

Engage new audiences through innovative public programming and special events that bring to life the meanings and stories associated with John F. Kennedy National Historic Site.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Catskill Park Region 3

Starts May 22, 2016 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, NY

The Catskill Forest Preserve Back-Country Steward Position would be a great opportunity to gain hands on work skills while also experiencing the recreation opportunities of the beautiful Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York.

Trail Maintenance Adirondacks Team

Starts May 22, 2016 • SCA New York Corps, Long Lake, NY

Deliver Critical Conservation Service to the land at Adirondack Park.

Park Guide Interpretation Intern

Starts March 6, 2016 • Hovenweep National Monument, Cortez, CO

Join our team and share the story of an amazing culture with visitors from all over the world. Staff a visitor center, patrol ruins, and present interpretive programs. We’d love to have enthusiastic and dedicated people spend the summer with us!

Interpretation Intern

Starts May 9, 2016 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Provide visitors with orientation information at Visitors Center at Big Hole National Battlefield. Eventually, provide interpretive programs and tours, as well.

Recreation Use Surveyer

Starts May 23, 2016 • Tongass National Forest, Sitka, AK

Recreation Internship to conduct visitor use monitoring. Secondary duties include trail, cabin and campground maintenance. Must be comfortable working and camping in brown bear habitat.

Water Safety Interpreter Intern(Fluent in Spanish)

Starts May 23, 2016 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Fort Hancock, NJ

Provide informal interpretation and education on water safety to non English speaking visitors who are using non-guarded beaches on Sandy Hook.
Intern is required to be fluent in Spanish.

Park Guide

Starts March 13, 2016 • Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains, GA

Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is seeking two Park Guide interns to perform interpretative duties and assist the Interpretative Division with special projects.

Waterbird Intern

Starts May 9, 2016 • Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Wachapreague, VA

Waterbird Intern- Barrier Islands of Virginia

Fisheries Technician

Starts May 23, 2016 • Glenallen Field Office, Glennallen, AK

Fisheries Intern in remote Alaska

Archaeology Intern

Starts May 23, 2016 • Glenallen Field Office, Glennallen, AK

Archaeology in Alaska! Come assist permanent and seasonal BLM staff in conducting cultural resource management tasks, including archaeological surveys, site recording, mapping grade GPS recording, and site protection efforts.

Trail Crew Internship

Starts May 31, 2016 • Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY

Bighorn National Forest wilderness and frontcountry trail crew opportunity.

Invasive Plant Control Travel Team Technician

Starts May 1, 2016 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Nashville, TN

IPC Invasive Plant Strike Team Intern

Prairie Restoration Technician Intern

Starts April 25, 2016 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a team working to restore native prairie in central Minnesota. Learn prairie plant identification, prairie ecology and restoration techniques. This team will work in central Minnesota on Nature Conservancy and partner lands.

Curatorial Fellow Intern

Starts May 9, 2016 • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH

Join the Curatorial staff at New Hampshire’s only National Park. Develop skills in collections management. Assist staff and mentor junior interns with various duties, including annual reports, cataloging, exhibit preparation and museum housekeeping.

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