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., 2020-01-25

Trail Maintenance/Construction Crew Placements

Starts May 18, 2020 • Chugach National Forest, Cordova, AK

Come join the Chugach National Forest and work in developed recreation, cabin maintenance, trail maintenance, and some fisheries/wildlife data collection and habitat restoration.

Citizen Science Coordinator Intern

Starts June 1, 2020 • Mount Rainier National Park, Longmire, WA

Lead and coordinate a volunteer Citizen Science program at one of the most beautiful National Parks in the country!

GIS and Monitoring Intern

Starts June 15, 2020 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a stewardship team managing natural areas in Minnesota. Learn plant identification, mobile GIS data collection, and land management strategies.

Fresh Water Mussel Care Internship

Starts March 9, 2020 • San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center, San Marcos, TX

The US Fish & Wildlife Service is looking for a motivated intern to help build the freshwater mussel culture and research program at the San Marcos Aquatic Resources Center.

Prairie Restoration Technician

Starts April 25, 2020 • 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.

Girdwood Trail Crew Interns

Starts June 1, 2020 • Girdwood Parks and Recreation, , AK

Trail crew internship in Girdwood, Alaska!

Avian Field Technician, Kanuti and Yukon Flats NWRs Spring and Summer 2020

Starts March 30, 2020 • Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Fairbanks, AK

Spend your summer tracking, capturing, banding, and monitoring shorebirds and waterfowl at two interior Alaska National Wildlife Refuges!

Backcountry Steward Internship Positions 2020

Starts May 25, 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 Backcountry Stewards (SCA Interns) to serve on public lands in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountain Parks in 2020.

Trail Intern

Starts June 1, 2020 • Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO

Serve in spectacular Rocky Mountain National Park as a trail intern working with a NPS trail crew.

Trail Intern

Starts June 1, 2020 • Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake, CO

Serve in spectacular Rocky Mountain National Park as a trail intern working with a NPS trail crew.

Invasive Plant Internship

Starts June 1, 2020 • Huron-Manistee National Forest, Manistee, MI

Invasive Plants Interns needed at Huron-Manistee National Forest in Manistee, Michigan

Oregon Trail & American Solar Challenge Event Planning

Starts February 24, 2020 • National Park Service-National Trails, Santa Fe, NM

Help plan for the 2020 American Solar Challenge with the National Park Service!

Signing and Partnerships along National Historic Trails

Starts July 13, 2020 • National Park Service-National Trails, Santa Fe, NM

Work collaboratively with partners and communities across 24 states to improve the public awareness and visibility of national historic trails through the development of road and pedestrian sign plans.

Backcountry Office Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National, WY

Backcountry Permit Office Intern

Desert Vegetation and Soils Monitoring intern

Starts August 24, 2020 • I&M Chihuahuan Desert Network, Las Cruces, NM

Desert Vegetation and Soils Monitoring in National Parks in NM and west TX. Work areas include: Big Bend National Park (NP), Carlsbad NP, Fort Davis National National Historic Site, Guadalupe Mountains NP, and White Sands NP.

Vegetation Monitoring Intern

Starts July 27, 2020 • Sonoran Desert Network, Tucson, AZ

Seeking a budding botanist. Come learn about monitoring of vegetation and soils in the Sonoran Desert and experience the back-country of Arizona’s national parks.

2020 White River General Ranger Assistant

Starts May 10, 2020 • 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.

2020 White River General Ranger Assistant

Starts June 7, 2020 • 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.

Threatened and Endangered Species Intern

Starts February 10, 2020 • Camp Lejeune, Camp Lejeune, NC

This position involves monitoring, protection and management of protected species, including sea turtles, red-cockaded woodpeckers, piping plovers, bald eagles, seabeach amaranth, rough-leaved loosestrife on a Marine Corps Base.

Backcountry Intern

Starts May 18, 2020 • Yellowstone National Park, Moran, WY

Backcountry Ranger Intern in Yellowstone National Park

KNWR 2020 Arctic Interagency Visitor Center Internship

Starts May 8, 2020 • Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Coldfoot, AK

As a Visitor Center Intern in rural Alaska, connect people to three world-renowned national wildlife refuges.

2020 Youth Conservation Corps Intern

Starts May 25, 2020 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone, WY

Serve as an assistant to Yellowstone’s residential Youth Conservation Corps program.

Cultural Resources Intern

Starts April 13, 2020 • Pecos National Historical Park, Pecos, NM

Serve as a Cultural Resources Intern at Pecos National Historical Park!

2020 Youth Conservation Corps Intern

Starts May 25, 2020 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone, WY

Serve as an assistant to Yellowstone’s residential Youth Conservation Corps program.

Mount Evans Crew Member

Starts May 11, 2020 • Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Idaho Springs, CO

Spend your summer at 14,264 feet on the highest paved road in North America where the mountain goats roam! This position will allow you to gain invaluable experience as a Forest Service Mount Evans Crew Member!

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