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!

Shorebird Intern

Starts April 12, 2021 • Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Shirley, NY

Seeking enthusiastic, hardworking, interns who love wildlife and enjoy working outdoors to help with conducting wildlife surveys, invasive plant work and protecting habitat for wildlife.

Park Guide Intern

Starts November 1, 2020 • Natural Bridges National Monument, Blanding, UT

Live and work in Utah’s Canyon Country! Staff a visitor center and prepare and present interpretive programs that encourage visitors to connect to this amazing place. We’re looking for excited, dedicated, and creative people to join us.

GulfCorps Conservation Crew 2020 - 2021

Starts September 28, 2020 • The Nature Conservancy - Gulf of Mexico, Mobile, AL

Join SCA’s GulfCorps to learn new skills and restore habitats in coastal Alabama. LOCAL ONLY

TCEQ Riparian Restoration City Corps

Starts September 14, 2020 • SCA Houston, Houston, TX

TCEQ Riparian Restoration City Corps for LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY!

Operations Intern

Starts September 6, 2020 • Huntsville State Park, Huntsville, TX

Operations Intern at Huntsville State Park

Santa Monica Fire Recovery Team

Starts August 30, 2020 • Santa Monica Mountains NRA, Thousand Oaks, CA

Help the National Park Service in its efforts to restore the Santa Monica Mountains NRA following the Woolsey Fire.

HPP Historic Preservation Interns

Starts August 10, 2020 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Highlands, NY

Contribute to the preservation of historic buildings at Gateway National Recreation Area.

HPP Historic Preservation Interns

Starts August 10, 2020 • Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, ,

Join NPS staff to focus on critical historic preservation work at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site!

HPP Historic Preservation Interns

Starts August 10, 2020 • Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, KY

Come work on historic preservation projects at the beautiful Mammoth Cave National Park!

Wildlife Habitat Monitoring Intern (Local to E.Washington preferred)

Starts August 3, 2020 • Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Cheney, WA

Interested in hands-on experience doing wildlife and habitat work on a National Wildlife Refuge? If you enjoy the outdoors and desire to work to improve the environment, then this is an opportunity you can’t afford to pass up.

South Texas Refuge Complex Corps Team

Starts August 3, 2020 • Lower Rio Grande NWR, Alamo, TX

Serve on an SCA Corps Team protecting unique South Texas Thornscrub habitat in this world-renowned birding area!

Historical Interpretation Intern

Starts July 27, 2020 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Become a member of the team at Big Hole National Battlefield where you will gain hands-on experience in a variety of interpretive duties that will help you qualify for paid positions in the National Park Service.

Immersive Learning Specialist (Augmented Reality)

Starts July 27, 2020 • National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV

Immersive Learning Specialist / Unity Developer working in the US Fish and Wildlife Distance Learning Branch to create innovative simulations to supplement residential conservation courses.

Social Media and Online Content Intern (DMV Local Only)

Starts July 27, 2020 • US Fish & Wildlife Service Headquarters, Falls Church, VA

The USFWS seeks a Social Media and Online Content Intern to assist in nationally showcasing a partnership initiative with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated to increase recreational and educational engagement on National Wildlife Refuges.

Education Specialist Intern

Starts July 27, 2020 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Work with National Park interpreters to create and update park educational programs.

Environmental Stewardship Interns (Southern Area Survey Crew)

Starts July 20, 2020 • USACE (Army Corps of Engineers) - Pittsburgh District, Ford City, PA

Herpetofauna survey interns in the Pittsburgh region!

Oakland Equipment Cache Intern

Starts July 13, 2020 • Student Conservation Association, Oakland, CA

Tool and Equipment Cache Intern

Maryland Veteran Conservation Corps

Starts July 10, 2020 • Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Upper Marlboro, MD

A great opportunity to gain skills in a wide variety of park maintenance projects. Training will be provided by Maryland Forest Service. Start date has some flexibility.

Invasive Plant Control Intern (Traveling Internship Regionally)

Starts June 15, 2020 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Alexandria, VA

Conduct Intensive Invasive Plant Management in sensitive Natural Areas in Virginia!

Invasive Plant Control Intern (Traveling Internship Nationally)

Starts June 8, 2020 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Nashville, TN

Conduct Intensive Invasive Plant Management in sensitive Natural Areas

Forestry / Natural Resources Technician (early August start!)

Starts June 8, 2020 • NAVFAC Northwest, Silverdale, WA

This position will serve as a natural resource generalist with regards to forest management and natural resource projects. Personnel will be required to work in the field on a variety of natural resources tasks.

Brown V. Board of Education Interpretive Ranger and Researcher Interns (Local Only Preferred)

Starts June 1, 2020 • Nicodemus National Historic Site, Topeka, KS

Brown vs. Board of Education Interpretive Ranger Interns

Girl Scout Education & Outreach Interns - Hiring Pool

Starts June 1, 2020 • Student Conservation Association, , 00

Connect the next generation of girls with the outdoors and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment! Girl Scout alumnae are encouraged to apply.

Flexible Start Dates: Tonto Trails, Wilderness, and Volunteer Team

Starts March 9, 2020 • Tonto National Forest, Mesa, AZ

Looking for energetic, motivated individuals to work Wilderness monitoring and Trails maintenance. Opportunities for Backpacking, camping, and interactions with users.

NY Excelsior Conservation Corps Team (Vets Encouraged to apply)

Starts February 24, 2020 • SCA Excelsior Corps, Loch Sheldrake, NY

Gain hands on experiences while serving the precious natural and historical resources of NY. We’re looking for young, engaged people to improve the land and communities we live and work in. Choose between 1 of 3 specialized crews, modeled after the CCC!