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., 2018-01-24

Backcountry Steward Internship-Lake Ontario Dunes

Starts May 21, 2018 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Watertown, 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.

Shore Based River Intern

Starts May 14, 2018 • Sequoia National Forest, Kernville, CA

Shore-based river ranger on the Kern Wild and Scenic River, Southern Sierra Mountains

Conservation Hatchery Internship

Starts April 16, 2018 • Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, East Orland, ME

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery - Recovering Maine Endangered Atlantic Salmon

Conservation Hatchery Internship

Starts April 16, 2018 • Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, East Orland, ME

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery - Recovering Maine Endangered Atlantic Salmon

Invasive Species and Prairie Management Specialist

Starts April 30, 2018 • Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine, NE

The Valentine NWR Invasive Species and Prairie Management Specialist - control and monitor invasive and native plants threatening Sandhill Prairies, which are critical to migrating and breeding birds. Training provided, and housing on-site.

Invasive Plants Interns

Starts May 14, 2018 • San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Alamosa, CO

Assist the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service with invasive plant treatment, monitoring, and mapping at the SLV NWR Complex.

Exotic Plant Management Intern

Starts May 14, 2018 • Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, ND

Exotic Plant Management Intern needed at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota

Environmental Educator

Starts January 17, 2018 • Thousand Islands Regional Parks, NYS OPRHP, Fineview, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Botany and Fire Effects Intern

Starts May 29, 2018 • Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos, NM

You will be part of a 4+ person fire effects monitoring crew that collects data on vegetation and fuel plots located at Bandelier National Monument, other surrounding Parks Service lands, and Forest Service lands.

Wildlife Refuge Technician Intern

Starts April 2, 2018 • Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge, Middle River, MN

Join the staff at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge to participate in a variety of maintenance duties, wildlife and habitat management, research and environmental education activities.

Wildlife Ecologist

Starts April 30, 2018 • Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jemez Springs, NM

Wildlife ecology study of endangered Jemez Mountains Salamander in forests of northern New Mexico, and other projects for monitoring populations of frogs, fish, arthropods and large mammals (elk, deer, bear, cougar).

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 20, 2018 • 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.

Natural Resource Instructor Intern

Starts June 4, 2018 • Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, Montpelier, VT

Are you interested in wildlife conservation, working outdoors, and educating youth? Jumpstart your career in conservation by working at the Green Mountain Conservation Camps.

Fish Hatchery Intern

Starts April 16, 2018 • Green Lake National Fish Hatchery, Ellsworth, ME

Green Lake National Fish Hatchery - Conserving Maine Endangered Atlantic salmon

2019 White River General Ranger Assistants

Starts May 14, 2018 • Mount Rainier National Park, Enumclaw, WA

Applications needed for two field ranger assistants to fill positions at two heavily used 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.

Recreation CRD Intern

Starts May 14, 2018 • Chugach National Forest, Cordova, AK

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

Backcountry Steward Internship-Catskills

Starts May 20, 2018 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Old Forge

Starts May 20, 2018 • 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 5 (24 week)

Starts May 20, 2018 • 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Salmon River

Starts May 20, 2018 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Altmar, NY

In this internship you will access a number of state lands mostly around the Salmon River Reservoir (day use, camping, fishing access, etc)  to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Catskills

Starts May 20, 2018 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, 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.

Historic Preservation Intern - Local Candidates Only

Starts June 3, 2018 • El Yunque National Forest, Rio Grande, PR

Help us rescue our heritage and history by assisting with post-Hurricane Maria restoration efforts on Historic Properties at El Yunque National Forest. Local Candidates Only

Facility Management Intern

Starts May 29, 2018 • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH

Become part of our team for the National Park Service. The Facilities Intern will assist the park’s maintenance and historic preservation division in all aspects of caring for the site’s historic buildings and cultural landscape.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Lows Lake

Starts May 20, 2018 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Potsdam, 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Cranberry Lake

Starts May 20, 2018 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Potsdam, NY

Backcountry Steward-Cranberry Lake. In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe, and camp overnight in the area to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

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