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., 2021-04-17

Environmental Education & Visitor Services Intern

Starts July 12, 2021 • Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, Charles City, VA

Environmental Education Intern: Connect youth with a meaningful watershed experience from a 1300 acre island in the James River

Natural Resource Steward -Old Forge

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Herkimer, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, canoe (or other paddle craft) and camp overnight in the areas assigned to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

2021 SCA USACE GIS Teams

Starts May 17, 2021 • USACE (Army Corps of Engineers), , TX

Are you interested in gaining valuable skills utilizing the latest GIS & GPS tools? The SCA and the US Army Corps of Engineers seek interns to collect and verify GIS data at numerous recreation sites around the country.

Natural Resource Steward - High Peaks Wilderness

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot, or canoe to perform all aspects of trail work to help
protect natural resources. This will require camping overnight in the areas assigned at various times
throughout the season.

2021 Hudson Valley Corps Candidate Pool

Starts January 26, 2021 • Student Conservation Association, , NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Natural Resource Steward - Lows Lake

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, , NY

Backcountry Steward Internship-Lows Lake. In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Massachusetts Conservation Corps

Starts March 29, 2021 • SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps, Rowe, MA

Get Leadership Training/Experience, Learn Technical Trail Skills, Explore Massachusetts - while completing an AWESOME AmeriCorps position as part of SCA Massachusetts Conservation Corps team!

Natural Resource Steward - Whitney Wilderness

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Long Lake, NY

Work to protect the beautiful waters and setting of the Whitney Wilderness Area by interacting with campers and addressing impacted sites.

Education Intern

Starts August 23, 2021 • Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

Teach elementary students science in Utah’s canyon county. You will assist in implementing curriculum-based programs at Arches National Park and at local schools. Interns may also rove trails and work with junior rangers in the visitor center.

Natural Resource Steward - Zoar

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Allegany, NY

The Natural Resources Steward will assist the Department of Environmental Conservation in educating and informing visitors of the safe and property use of Zoar Valley Multiple Use and Unique Areas and East Otto State Forest.

Natural Resource Steward - Catskill Mountain Park R4

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Stamford, NY

The Catskill Forest Preserve Back-Country Steward Position would be a great opportunity to gain hands on work skills while also experiencing the recreation opportunities of the beautiful Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York

Natural Resource Steward - Catskill Mountain Park R3

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, , NY

The Catskill Forest Preserve Back-Country Steward Position would be a great opportunity to gain hands on work skills while also experiencing the recreation opportunities of the beautiful Catskill Mountains in Upstate New York.

Education Intern

Starts August 23, 2021 • Canyonlands National Park, Monticello, UT

Hone your teaching skills with a dedicated team of educators in the canyonlands of southeast Utah.

Natural Resource Steward - Wilcox Lake Wild Forest

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

The Wilcox Lake Wild Forest Natural Resource Steward will hone valuable outdoors skills while contributing to the protection and utilization of the incredible wild areas that inspired the federal Wilderness Act.

Natural Resource Steward - Salmon River

Starts May 23, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Altmar, NY

Spend your days engaging with the public to protect the beauty of the Salmon River Falls and Reservoir, educating the public of safety regulations and Leave No Trace principles and the workings of the Salmon River Fish Hatchery

Natural Resource Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Northville, NY

In this internship you will patrol the frontcountry by motor vehicle and access the backcountry by foot to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

YMCA & NPS Outdoor Education Internship (Atlanta, GA)

Starts May 10, 2021 • YMCA OF THE USA, Atlanta, GA

Outdoor Education Alert in Georgia! Come develop and deliver outdoor education curriculum with the NPS & the YMCA starting in May.

Natural Resource Steward - Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

The Siamese Ponds Wilderness Natural Resource Steward will hone valuable outdoors skills while contributing to the protection and utilization of the incredible wild areas that inspired the federal Wilderness Act.

Natural Resource Steward - Lake Ontario Dunes

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, , NY

In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe along the fragile dune system on the eastern shores of Lake Ontario. Duties include: educating the public on the importance of the dune system and protection of the natural resources.

2021 New York State Parks Candidate Pool

Starts January 19, 2021 • New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Albany, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks enthusiastic conservationists to provide critical environmental education and stewardship for State Parks in the Allegany, Finger Lakes, Central Region and Thousand Islands regions of New York State.

2021 AK Corps Teams

Starts May 16, 2021 • Student Conservation Association, , AK

Starts May 16th

Natural Resource Steward – Lake George Wild Forest

Starts May 22, 2021 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, , NY

As the Lake George Wild Forest Natural Resource Steward, spend each week backpacking to educate visitors, patrol the area, and complete trail maintenance projects.

2021 USFS Roving Trail Team II

Starts June 21, 2021 • USFS Southern Region R8, , VA

Come work with SCA and the U.S. Forest Service on a regional roving trail crew on the National Forests of Southern Appalachia.

TWYGS Wildlife and Botany Field Research Crew Lead

Starts June 7, 2021 • 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.

CDIP intern LOCAL ONLY

Starts May 24, 2021 • Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Oceanville, NJ

Join the the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge’s biology program for the summer. LOCAL ONLY!

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