Hot Internships

These are positions that need more qualified applicants ASAP. In addition to the skills listed on the individual description, these positions are looking for candidates with a sense of adventure and a passion to make a difference in the world of conservation. Applications currently accepted!

2023 FWS Career Discovery Internship Program Facilities/Maintenance

Starts May 22, 2023 • US Fish and Wildlife Service, Nationwide, DC

Attention 1st & 2nd year college students: CDIP provides hands on internships with the US Fish & Wildlife Service for college freshman & sophomores from diverse backgrounds. Note: All interested applications will be reviewed, fit rating does not apply.

2023 FWS Career Discovery Internship Program Biology

Starts May 22, 2023 • US Fish and Wildlife Service, Nationwide, DC

Attention 1st & 2nd year college students: CDIP provides hands on internships with the US Fish & Wildlife Service for college freshman & sophomores from diverse backgrounds. Note: All interested applications will be reviewed, fit rating does not apply.

2023 FWS Career Discovery Internship Program Visitor Services

Starts May 22, 2023 • US Fish and Wildlife Service, Nationwide, DC

Attention 1st & 2nd year college students: CDIP provides hands on internships with the US Fish & Wildlife Service for college freshman & sophomores from diverse backgrounds. Note: All interested applications will be reviewed, fit rating does not apply.

Resource Management Intern

Starts March 6, 2023 • Fort Leavenworth, , KS

Resource Assistant needed to help maintain the Army’s good stewardship of the unique natural resources at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Atlanta Winter Young Adult Crew

Starts February 6, 2023 • Student Conservation Association, Atlanta, GA

Join an Atlanta, Georgia based young adult team as they work to preserve and protect Lindsay Park.

Visitor Services Intern

Starts January 23, 2023 • Becharof National Wildlife Refuge, King Salmon, AK

Serve as a Visitor Services Intern in Alaska at Becharof NWR!

Historic Preservation Internship

Starts January 16, 2023 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

Historic Preservation of Cabin Camps originally constructed in the 1930’s by the CCC’s and the WPA. ($515 / week + housing provided)

Activity Liaison

Starts January 16, 2023 • National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV

Activities Liaison Wanted! Help us connect our conservation professionals! Pays $675 / week!

SCA Ambassador: Youth Landscape Preservation Training Coordinator

Starts December 12, 2022 • Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, Boston, MA

Youth Landscape Skills Training Coordinator- This position will help educate and develop the next generation of NPS Landscape Stewards

Channel Island Biosecurity Fellow

Starts December 5, 2022 • The Nature Conservancy-CA, Ventura, CA

Help the Park Service develop an island biosecurity plan for Channel islands National Park

C&O Canal National Historic Park Towpath Crew - Potomac, MD

Starts November 14, 2022 • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Potomac, MD

Join the C&O Canal team as they work to preserve and protect this beautiful and historic National Park Service site.

Ecological Restoration Crew

Starts November 7, 2022 • Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Culloden, GA

Seasonal Fire & Invasive Species Crew for Georgia Department of Natural Resources

USFWS South Texas Restoration Interns (Local Candidate Preferred)

Starts October 24, 2022 • Lower Rio Grande NWR, Alamo, TX

Explore south Texas while creating habitat for wildlife. Be involved in projects ranging from protecting Ocelot habitat close to the Gulf of Mexico to restoring wildlife habitat on the bluffs of the Rio Grande overlooking Mexico.

Water Quality Intern-Local Only (SLC, UT)

Starts October 17, 2022 • USBR Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT

Local Candidates Only. The water quality intern will assist with water quality investigations on reservoirs throughout the Upper Colorado River Basin including Lake Powell and Flaming Gorge.

2022 GulfCorps South Texas Team(Local Candidates from South Texas Only)

Starts October 10, 2022 • The Nature Conservancy - Gulf of Mexico, Houston, TX

Join SCA’s GulfCorps Program to help with restoration efforts in coastal South Texas.

Park Ranger Intern

Starts October 3, 2022 • USACE Illinois Waterway, Peoria, IL

Opportunity to do a wide variety of tasks, including prairie burns, seed planting, tree cutting, equipment use and boat operations. May also give programs to groups, lead nature hikes and inspect levees during floods.

Natural Resources Intern (Invasive Plants and Restoration)

Starts July 5, 2022 • Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA

Help protect Joshua Tree National park from invasive plants and restore native plants.

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. Apprentice Crew Leaders (ACLs) opportunity for SCA alumni.