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., 2021-01-21

2021 Programs Project Coordinator - BCCYMCA

Starts March 29, 2021 • Berkshire Outdoor Center, Beckett, MA

Interested in a coordinator-level position with one of the largest camp programs in the state? Combine your interest in outdoor education, backcountry tripping, project coordination, and trail work this summer as a Projects Program Coordinator for BCCYMCA

Urban Goatherd Intern

Starts April 19, 2021 • Allegheny GoatScape, Pittsburgh, PA

Allegheny GoatScape seeks an energetic, capable person to help care for our goat herds, set up projects throughout the Pittsburgh region and interact with the public about our unique means of invasive plant control.

Historic Preservation Interns

Starts April 19, 2021 • Pecos National Historical Park, Pecos, NM

Work with the Historic Preservation crew at Pecos NHP - hands on preservation work on historic adobe and stone masonry ruins

2021 Wildlife Sanctuary Steward - Mass Audubon

Starts March 29, 2021 • Massachusetts Audubon Society, Easthampton, MA

Be a Sanctuary Steward with Mass Audubon, and serve to protect some of the organization’s 38,000 acres of protected land in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Members will either have a Stewardship Focus or an Outreach Focus - follow your passion!

Interpretation Internship at Devils Tower

Starts August 29, 2021 • Devils Tower National Monument, Devils Tower, WY

Join a team of dedicated rangers working to help visitors appreciate, understand, and appropriately enjoy Devils Tower National Monument and the Black Hills.

2021 Outreach and Communications Coordinator - Friends of the Bourne Rail Trail

Starts March 29, 2021 • Friends Of the Bourne Rail Trail, Pocasset, MA

The Friends of the Bourne Rail Trail are looking for a highly self-motivated and skilled member to join their team as the 2021 Outreach and Communications Coordinator. Skilled in writing, graphics creation, content management, or social media? Apply now!

2021 Stewardship Technician - Sudbury Valley Trustees

Starts March 29, 2021 • Sudbury Valley Trustees, Sudbury, MA

Join the Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) this summer and complete high priority conservation projects including invasive plant removal, volunteer coordination, community outreach and education, and trail maintenance!

Education Specialist Intern

Starts August 2, 2021 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

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

NY Excelsior Conservation Corps Team (Vets Encouraged to apply)

Starts May 17, 2021 • SCA Excelsior Corps, , NY

Looking for young, engaged people to help improve the land! Modelled after the CCC, ECC members gain hands on experiences while serving the precious natural and historical resources of NY. Most alumni continue to work in the conversation field!

Trail Crew

Starts June 7, 2021 • Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Winthrop, WA

Spend your summer helping to maintain trails in Washington’s North Cascade mountains, working as a member of a trail crew in wilderness and backcountry areas of the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District.

Interpretive Intern

Starts May 17, 2021 • Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD

Spend the summer interpreting the underground and above ground worlds of Wind Cave National Park, home to the seventh longest cave in the world.

2021 Conservation Steward - The Nature Conservancy

Starts March 29, 2021 • The Nature Conservancy Western Massachusetts Program, Great Barrington, MA

Make a difference this season with The Nature Conservancy (TNC)! The Conservation Steward at TNC will assist land managers with habitat management, rare species conservation efforts, and general preserve stewardship activities.

Outdoor Educator Internship

Starts May 10, 2021 • Lake Metigoshe State Park, Bottineau, ND

Spend the summer teaching in an outdoor classroom at Lake Metigoshe State Park-Bottineau, ND

Natural Resource Steward 24 week Internship Positions 2021

Starts May 22, 2020 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, , NY

SCA in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is seeking to recruit a cohort of Natural Resource Stewards (SCA Interns) to serve on public lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountain Parks in 2021.

2021 USFS Roving Trail Team I

Starts March 15, 2021 • USFS Southern Region R8, , NC

Come work with SCA and the U.S. Forest Service on a regional roving trail crew on the National Forests in the Southeast - from the coast, to the mountains, to the Piedmont!

Prairie Restoration Technician

Starts June 1, 2021 • 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 public and private conservation lands.

2022 White River General Ranger Assistant

Starts May 10, 2021 • Mount Rainier National Park, Enumclaw, WA

Applications needed for a field ranger assistants to fill position to assist at two day use areas in Mt. Rainier National Park, Tipsoo and Sunrise. These areas need an assistant ranger presence to assure that fragile alpine resources are protected.

Research Assistant

Starts March 1, 2021 • Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Juneau, AK

Help collect and manage forest vegetation data for wildlife-habitat improvement studies in Alaska’s coastal temperate rainforest.

Community Forestry Intern

Starts May 17, 2021 • Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Pittsburgh, PA

Urban and community forestry!

Interpretive Intern

Starts February 22, 2021 • White Sands National Monument, Almogordo, NM

Imagine working as a park ranger for the summer and gaining excellent career building skills such as public speaking, customer service, and basic graphic design skills. Stop dreaming and apply to the SCA Internship at White Sands National Monument.

Fire Recovery Project ( Must be an SCA Alumnae)

Starts December 14, 2020 • , Lower Lake, CA

Learn and implement basic principles of grassland and stream restoration in unique serpentine soil ecosystems in Northern California. Must be an Alum!

Education Development Intern

Starts July 5, 2021 • Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Anchorage, AK

Education Development Intern at the Alaska Public Lands Information Center!

Interpretation/Education Intern

Starts May 25, 2021 • Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Arnold, CA

Interpreting the world’s largest trees!

Backcountry Biology Technician

Starts May 3, 2021 • Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Lima, MT

Intern experience centered on: 1) sage-grouse and grazing research project, 2) conservation of fish and wildlife habitats, 3) interactions with public, and 4) management of iconic public landscape.

Herpetology Intern

Starts May 31, 2021 • Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Cheyenne, WY

Spend two months helping to protect the critically endangered Wyoming toad alongside Service biologists and academic researchers!


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