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

Backcountry Intern

Starts May 9, 2022 • BLM Fairbanks District Office, Fairbanks, AK

Come spend your summer in the backcountry of Alaska working on a wild and scenic river!

Water Quality Intern-Local Only (SLC, UT)

Starts June 20, 2022 • USBR Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT

Local Candidates Only. The water quality intern will assist with water quality investigations on reservoirs throughout the Upper Colorado River Basin including Lake Powell and Flaming Gorge.

Education Coordinator Internship

Starts September 5, 2022 • Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Williamsport, MD

Connect the next generation of stewards to the National Park Service!

Aquatic and Physical Science Intern

Starts June 13, 2022 • Sonoran Desert Network, Tucson, AZ

The Sonoran Desert Network, part of the National Park Service inventory and monitoring program, is seeking one Aquatic/Physical Science intern to dedicate six months to monitoring water resources and climate in National Parks.

Preservation and Facilities Management (local-only)

Starts June 5, 2022 • Springfield Armory National Historic Site, springfield, MA

Seeking trades person to work with painting the historic facade of the Springfield Armory Commanding Officer’s Quarters porch.

2022 Pacific West Fire Corps Team #1

Starts April 4, 2022 • NPS Pacific West Region, San Francisco, CA

Looking to gain Wildland Fire experience? Join the SCA’s Pacific West Fire Team working with the National Park Service in California!

Biological Technician Intern

Starts May 9, 2022 • Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Yuma, AZ

This position serves three National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) in Southwestern Arizona but most duties occur on Kofa NWR. Primary duties include habitat and wildlife monitoring and management. Secondary duties include visitor services and interpretation.

2023 NPS Fire Corps Team (Military Veterans Only)

Starts January 9, 2023 • Natchez Trace Parkway, , MS

Attention military veterans! Joins our SCA Prescribed Fire Corps and serve with the National Park Service in Mississippi.

2022 Voyageurs Alumni Team

Starts July 11, 2022 • Voyageurs National Park, Kabetogama, MN

Join a crew of SCA alumni working in Voyageurs National Park.

Wildlife Management Intern

Starts September 26, 2022 • Haleakala National Park, Makawao, HI

Spend time in Hawaii conducting field work controlling introduced predators to protect endangered birds. Local applicants strongly preferred.

South Warner Mountains Wilderness Backcountry Trail Team

Starts May 15, 2022 • Modoc National Forest, Alturas, CA

Looking for a backcountry crew? Come out to California and spend the summer in the wild and beautiful South Warner Wilderness in northern California

Apprentice Crew Leader

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. Apprentice Crew Leaders (ACLs) opportunity for SCA alumni.

USFWS South Texas Restoration Interns ( 2 Positions)

Starts June 6, 2022 • Lower Rio Grande NWR, Alamo, TX

Explore south Texas while creating habitat for wildlife. Be involved in projects ranging from protecting Ocelot habitat close to the Gulf of Mexico to restoring wildlife habitat on the bluffs of the Rio Grande overlooking Mexico.

Refuge Operations Intern

Starts June 20, 2022 • Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, Trenton, MI

Learn about managing an international wildlife refuge!

Natural Resource and Water Quality Interns(local candidates only)

Starts October 9, 2023 • City of Houston Parks and Rec Dept., Houston, TX

The intern will assist Division staff with a variety of tasks that help manage natural resources under the Department. Work involves conservation, management, protection, preservation, and community outreach activities.

Natural Resource and Water Quality Interns (local candidates only)

Starts July 11, 2022 • City of Houston Parks and Rec Dept., Houston, TX

Natural Resources interns needed to restore forested riparian habitat at multiple City of Houston parks.

Education and Camping Intern (local applicants preferred)

Starts June 13, 2022 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Brooklyn, NY

Education and Camping Intern

Recreation Technician Crew Placement

Starts June 11, 2022 • Tongass National Forest, Yakutat, AK

Spend your summer assisting with recreation site, cabins, trails, and airstrip maintenance and educating local youth about conservation in beautiful Alaska!

Business Intern

Starts June 6, 2022 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Staten Island, NY

Business Intern

Preservationist Intern (local applicants only)

Starts July 11, 2022 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Staten Island, NY

Preservationist Intern

Preservation and Facilities Management (local-only)

Starts May 30, 2022 • Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Springfield, MA

Seeking trades person to work with painting the historic facade of the Springfield Armory Commanding Officer’s Quarters porch.

Forest Entomologist

Starts May 2, 2022 • Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jemez Springs, NM

Arthropod ecology study on impacts of forest restoration activities (thinning and prescribed fires) in the mountains of northern New Mexico.

Biology Internship

Starts May 23, 2022 • Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Cambridge, MD

Biology Intern - Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Biologist Technician Intern (LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY)

Starts March 6, 2023 • Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Lacombe, LA

Biologist Technician Intern needed in Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge. Local only.

Visitor Center Services Intern

Starts August 22, 2022 • Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Kodiak, AK

Come to Alaska and get your feet wet in interpretation and education! Join our staff at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center and gain experience giving public talks and environmental education programs while assisting visitors from around the world.


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