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

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TWYGS Wildlife and Botany Field Research Crew Placements

Starts May 21, 2023 • Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Juneau, AK

Spend the summer assisting USFS personnel with collecting field data for several wildlife habitat/ silvicultural studies!

TWYGS Wildlife and Botany Field Research Crew Lead

Starts May 14, 2023 • Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Juneau, AK

Coordinate a team collecting forest vegetation data for a wildlife-habitat restoration study in Alaska’s coastal temperate rainforest.

TWYGS Research Assistant

Starts February 26, 2023 • Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Juneau, AK

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

Bat Cave Hibernacula Survey Internships

Starts January 13, 2023 • El Malpais & El Morro National Monuments, Grants, NM

Gain experience in wildlife monitoring and management practice in remote wilderness areas. Help us to gather baseline data about bats hibernating in the lava tube caves of El Malpais National Monument in northwest New Mexico.

Art and Science Focused Program Internship- Local High School Students Only!

Starts October 8, 2022 • White Sands National Park, , NM

This internship is perfect current junior or seniors in high school or recent graduates.  This internship will be to develop one art based and one science focused programs to be conducted with visitors to White Sands.

NPS Structural Fire Protection Internship

Starts May 21, 2023 • National Park Service - NIFC, , ID

Enjoy a summer in a National Park Service site and assist with the park’s structural fire prevention efforts.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Visual Information Intern (NYC-local only)

Starts January 30, 2023 • National Parks of New York Harbor, New York, NY

Visual Information Intern

Natural Resources Intern

Starts September 5, 2022 • Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Natural Resources field survey intern needed in Jacksonville, Florida.

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

2023 USFS Region 8 Womens Fire & Fuels Crew

Starts September 21, 2022 • USFS Southern Region R8, Greenville, SC

Gain skills and experience with prescribed burning to set you up well for a career in wildland firefighting.

Resource Management Intern

Starts February 6, 2023 • Richmond National Battlefield Park, Richmond, VA

Interns will work in the Resource Management Division of the park on a variety of projects: Trail, monitoring and maintenance; Invasive exotic vegetation work; earthwork management; animal monitoring and GIS/GPS work.

Prescribed Fire Team Oakmulgee/Talladega

Starts January 9, 2023 • The Nature Conservancy Alabama, Linveville, AL

Become a member of our prescribed fire team and help restore critical ecological habitats in the most biodiverse state in the eastern U.S.

Vegetation Management Interns (Local Candidates Only)

Starts February 6, 2023 • City of Houston Department of Public Works, Houston, TX

Vegetation Management Opportunties with Houston Public Works

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.

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.

2023 USFS Region 8 Prescribed Fire Corps (Davy Crockett National Forest Crew)

Starts September 12, 2022 • USFS Southern Region R8, Kennard, TX

If you’re looking to gain skills and experience with prescribed burning to set you up well for a career in wildland firefighting, join this fire crew working with the USFS in Texas!

Land Management Intern

Starts January 23, 2023 • Ordway-Swisher Biological Station, Melrose, FL

Land management internship on 9500 acre biological research station. Build land management skills and gain ecological restoration experience. Formal training provided.

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)

Cultural Resource Management Internship

Starts January 2, 2023 • Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, KY

Mammoth Cave National Park is hiring for an Cutural Resource Management intern starting this fall!

Maryland Veteran Conservation Corps (Military Veterans Only)

Starts January 23, 2023 • Maryland Dept of Natural Resources, Upper Marlboro, MD

A great opportunity for post 9/11 military veterans to gain skills in a wide variety of park maintenance projects. Training will be provided by Maryland Forest Service. Start date has some flexibility.

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.

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