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., 2021-04-17

GIS Intern

Starts June 29, 2021 • Willamette Valley Project, Junction City, OR

GIS Intern works in the Environmental Stewardship section of the Willamette Valley Project, managing natural resources around 13 Oregon lakes. Duties include GIS and GPS data acquisition and management and field support of other natural resource programs.

Wildlife Management Intern

Starts May 2, 2021 • USACE Rivers Project Office, West Alton, MO

Wildlife Monitoring Intern in St. Louis

2021 Superior NF Campground and Trail Crew

Starts May 17, 2021 • Superior National Forest, , MN

Help restore trails and campsites through Superior National Forest. Summer highlights include back country camping in Boundary Waters and working on the North Country National Scenic Trail.

Education Program Implementation Intern

Starts August 16, 2021 • Katmai National Park & Preserve, King Salmon, AK

Help shape the future of Katmai National Park’s education program by developing a distance learning program and reach students around the world!

Water Safety Outreach and Ranger Interns (Local Candidates Only)

Starts May 9, 2021 • Alum Creek Lake, Lewis Center, OH

Water Safety Outreach and Ranger Interns (Local Candidates Only)

Water Safety Outreach and Ranger Assistance Intern - Local Candidates Only

Starts May 9, 2021 • Dillon Lake, Zanesville, OH

Water Safety Outreach and Ranger Assistance Intern - Local Candidates Only

National Visitor Use Monitoring Crew Member

Starts May 2, 2021 • Superior National Forest, Aurora, MN

Assist Superior National Forest with the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program!

2021 Mojave Preserve Restoration Team

Starts September 13, 2021 • Mojave National Preserve, Barstow, CA

Help Restore the Mojave National Preserve

PMAPS for Texas Internship (UNT Student Candidates Only)

Starts June 1, 2021 • Advanced Environmental Research Institute, Denton, TX

Blending education, technology and environmental science, “PMAPS for Texas” invites classrooms to participate in air quality research through citizen science. Summer internship funded by National Geographic and based at University of North Texas.

Burn Crew Members

Starts April 26, 2021 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, CUSHING, MN

Join TNC’s Prescribed Fire and Forest Restoration crew this spring!

Resource Management Internship

Starts June 7, 2021 • Fort Frederica National Monument, Saint Simons Island, GA

Come get more hands on experience with archeology and museum and archival collections with NPS on the Golden Isles of St. Simons Island, Georgia

Natural Resources and Research Intern

Starts May 17, 2021 • Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD

This position will allow you the experience of resource management work in the National Park Service (NPS) to perform a variety of resource related tasks and inventory and monitoring work. LOCAL ONLY!

Natural Resource Management Intern (Local candidates preferred)

Starts May 17, 2021 • Prince William Forest Park, Triangle, VA

Protect vulnerable Eastern Hemlocks from the influence of the non-native Hemlock Woolly Adelgid through the use of chemical treatments.

Invasive Plant Technician

Starts June 1, 2021 • Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME

Intern will work with Acadia National Park’s Invasive Plant Management Team to restore wetlands and forests to healthy native plant communities.

Summer Camp Trip Leader/Coordinator - YMCA

Starts May 17, 2021 • Berkshire Outdoor Center, Beckett, MA

Join the TEAM - Come be a part of an awesome summer camp in the Berkshires. Lead trips, teach EE lessons, facilitate camp games, do trail work and MORE!

Coastal Bird Steward (Local Candidates Only)

Starts May 4, 2021 • Alabama Audubon, Mobile, AL

The Coastal Bird Steward will work with Alabama Audubon to protect nesting shorebirds along the Alabama coast. The steward will collect data on human disturbance and conduct outreach activities aimed at educating the public about beach-nesting birds.

Interpretation Internship at Devils Tower

Starts October 25, 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.

Stewardship Interns

Starts June 7, 2021 • The Nature Conservancy Washington State, Mount Vernon, WA

Puget Sound Stewardship Internship

New York Excelsior Conservation Corps

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!

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.

Curatorial Aid

Starts June 7, 2021 • Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Fort Laramie, WY

The purpose of this position is to perform duties that support the conservation and preservation of Fort Laramie National Historic Site’s artifacts and objects within the museum, library, and archives collection.

Public History Internship

Starts May 16, 2021 • Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, TN

Help us connect visitors to the special resources and stories of Stones River National Battlefield.

2021 Gulf Roving Hurricane Recovery Team

Starts May 10, 2021 • USFS Southern Region R8, , TX

Travel and steward unique public lands in the Gulf states with this roving team!

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 Chequamegon-Nicolet Trail Crew

Starts May 17, 2021 • Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Hayward, WI

Spend a season camping and working on the trails of Chequamegon–Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin!


Subscribe to SCA: Open Positions