Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps Providing Summer Jobs for Detroit-Area Teens

3BL Media
This summer 80 Detroit-area students will participate in a unique employment experience through Johnson Controls’ Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC), a summer jobs program created and sponsored by Johnson Controls in...Read more

Kihei teen participates in conservation project

The Maui News

Working 10-hour days hauling debris, constructing a boardwalk and cleaning up in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy wouldn’t be an ideal summer project for most college students.But for Kihei’s Jamal William Garcia, it was something that inspired him.

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From NASA to the Vatican: 10 Amazing Internships

Business News

Sick of waiting tables at the local crab shack over summer break?

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Rutgers students apply studies, provide Sandy relief, as volunteers of Student Conservation Association

The damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in October was debilitating and widespread. Many New Jersey students and their families felt the immediate effects of the storm, but were unable to lend a hand during the school year.

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Young Alaskans Go To Work Outdoors

Alaska Public Media

Noa Otto is part of a group of 17-20 year olds that have enlisted with the Student Conservation Association for a summer internship. Right now they’re working on the University Lake trail, an Anchorage dog park that is surrounded by outlying bike trails.“Today we are retreading trail, and then...Read more

The remaking of history: Renovation progresses on Thornburg farm

The Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, NC

ASHEBORO — A crew of military veterans recently spent about a month in Randolph County preserving history.The men and women replaced the roof, repaired windows and tackled other renovations at a 19th-century farmhouse at the Thornburg Trailhead on the northwestern edge of the Birkhead Mountains...Read more

Olympic National Park: Catalyst For Student Conservation

Seattle Post Intelligencer

This month marks the 75th Anniversary of Olympic National Park – an appropriate time to celebrate all that Olympic offers to the greater Seattle area as well as its place of honor within the breathtaking beauty of our national park system.

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Olympic National Park, volunteer group mark anniversaries

Peninsula Daily News

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — At least 50 people packed the auditorium at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center on Tuesday to celebrate the joint anniversary of the park and the Student Conservation Association, or SCA.Park staff and numerous SCA members, both past and present, turned out to hear...Read more

Public invited to ONP anniversary event

Sequim Gazette

The last week of June marks both the 75th anniversary of the establishment of Olympic National Park and the 56th anniversary of the founding of the Student Conservation Association (SCA). On June 29, 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill establishing Olympic National Park...Read more

Service camps for teens gain in popularity

The Washington Post

…Adam Young, 16, a student at Woodrow Wilson High School in the District, was on the hunt for ways to fulfill his community service requirement, “but I wanted to do it in a fun way,” he said.Adam was intrigued by the prospect of working with the Student Conservation Association, a national...Read more


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