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., 2022-06-19

Rare Species Survey Intern (Fall)

Starts August 15, 2022 • Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD

Conduct and coordinate volunteers for surveys of rare and sensitive species.

Preserve Management Technician Intern - Summer

Starts May 31, 2022 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a team working to restore and enhance native prairie in Minnesota’s Prairie-Forest Border Ecoregion. Learn wildlife habitat management and prescribed fire practices, operation of a variety of equipment, plant identification, and ecology.

Wildlife Intern

Starts August 1, 2022 • Clarkston Natural Resource Office, Clarkston, WA

Internship at Lower Granite Natural Resource Management Office assisting recreation team.

Historic Preservation Internship

Starts June 6, 2022 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

Historic Preservation of Cabin Camps originally constructed in the 1930’s by the CCC’s and the WPA.

Restoration Intern (Local Candidates Only)

Starts June 6, 2022 • San Marcos Aquatic Resource Center, San Marcos, TX

Gain hands-on experience in conservation of a federally endangered plant species and its habitat in central Texas. Be a part of a national effort to save rare plants and animals in a unique ecosystem.

Park Guide

Starts June 27, 2022 • Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, KY

Lead cave tours in the world’s longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park

Historic Preservation Crew - Fire Island

Starts April 25, 2022 • Fire Island National Seashore, Patchogue, NY

Join a historic preservation crew on Fire Island National Seashore!

Park Ranger/Water Safety Program

Starts June 6, 2022 • Burnsville Lake, Burnsville, WV

Burnsville Lake is looking for a highly qualified individual to assist the Ranger team by providing guided tours, presenting programs, assisting with routine patrols, and performing other duties as assigned.

Maryland Veteran Conservation Corps (Military Veterans Only)

Starts September 12, 2022 • 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.

OHV Recreation Interns

Starts May 16, 2022 • Sierra National Forest, Prather, CA

Assist the Sierra National Forest in managing OHV recreation

Operations Intern

Starts June 13, 2022 • Libby Dam, Libby, MT

Operations Intern in Libby, MT!

Recreation and Visitor Information Crew (start date 6/12 for one last candidate!)

Starts June 12, 2022 • Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Darrington, WA

You can play an important role in caring for the land and serving people, help the Forest Service achieve its mission by providing visitors to national forests with access to a variety of recreational opportunities by maintaining recreation sites.

New York Excelsior Conservation Corps

Starts May 22, 2022 • 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 New York. Most alumni continue to work in the conversation field!

Paint Rock Interns

Starts May 16, 2022 • Paint Rock Forest Research Center, Garth, AL

Paint Rock Forest Dynamics Census Team

NEON Climate Change Interns

Starts May 2, 2022 • Battelle Memorial Institute, Land O Lakes, WI

The National Ecological Observatory Network is a National Science Foundation 30+ year project dedicated to understanding how changes in climate, land use and invasive species impact ecology

2022 Ice Age Trail Team (Female-Identifying Candidates Encouraged)

Starts June 19, 2022 • Ice Age Trail Alliance, Cross Plains, WI

Spend a season doing trail work on the Ice Age Trail, one of only eleven National Scenic Trails in the country!

Environmental Educator

Starts May 23, 2022 • Saratoga Spa State Park, NYS OPRHP, Saratoga Springs, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program 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.

Wildlife Conservation Interns

Starts May 30, 2022 • Klamath National Forest, Macdoel, CA

Serve as a wildlife biology intern on the Klamath National Forest in Northern California

Interpretive Intern

Starts May 30, 2022 • White Sands National Park, Alamogordo, NM

Imagine working as a park ranger for the summer and gaining excellent career building skills such as public speaking, customer service, and basic graphic design skills. Stop dreaming and apply to the SCA Internship at White Sands National Park.

Mendocino National Forest Trail Corps

Starts October 2, 2022 • Mendocino National Forest, Upper Lake, CA

Help repair the four-mile, front-country Benmore Trail on the Mendocino National Forest in California.

2022 CA Roving Corps: Yolla-Bolly Trails Hitch

Starts July 3, 2022 • Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Weaverville, CA

Repair trails in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness in northern California

Hilltop Urban Farm Intern

Starts June 13, 2022 • Hilltop Urban Farm, Pittsburgh, PA

Farm Program Internship at Hilltop Urban Farm: Growing Food, Growing Farmers, Growing Community (30 hours / week, $475 / week!)

Invasive Species Strike Team Member

Starts May 15, 2023 • Morris Wetland Management District, Morris, MN

This Strategic Weed Assault Team (SWAT) will be dedicated to mapping and treating invasive plant species that are threatening critical remnant prairie habitats.

2022 SCA Adirondack Corps

Starts May 17, 2022 • SCA New York Corps, Long Lake, NY

Deliver Critical Conservation Service to the trails land in the Adirondack Park.

Environmental Education & Visitor Services Intern

Starts June 6, 2022 • Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, Charles City, VA

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


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