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., 2022-06-29

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 August 29, 2022 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

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

Invasive Plant Technician

Starts September 6, 2022 • 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.

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!

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.

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

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!)

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.

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.

Cultural Resource Inventory System (CRIS) Internship

Starts June 13, 2022 • NPS National Capital Area, Washington, DC

Work with NPS staff to assist the Architectural Conservator to do important work with Historic Structures in the DC area with a $600 / week living allowance!

Mojave Desert Joshua Tree Protection Project

Starts October 2, 2022 • Student Conservation Association, Berkeley, CA

Help Restore Joshua trees at Joshua Tree national Park and the Mojave National Preserve

Leader Pool for FWS Restoration Team

Starts February 7, 2022 • Lower Rio Grande NWR, Alamo, TX

Project Leader needed for SCA’s USFWS Lower Rio Grande Restoration Program!

Natural Resources Technician Intern

Starts July 11, 2022 • Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Kahului, HI

The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources is seeking a natural resource technician to assist with work on Maui in its Natural Area Reserves System. Local applicants are preferred.

Natural Resource Steward - Wilcox Lake Wild Forest

Starts May 22, 2022 • 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.


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