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

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Environmental Education Intern

Starts January 28, 2019 • North Louisiana Refuge Complex, Monroe, LA

Do you enjoy sharing nature with children? Are you comfortable with large groups of people in an outdoor setting? We are looking for an intern to assist in an environmental education program at a busy national wildlife refuge.

Trails Maintenance Intern

Starts June 3, 2019 • Flathead National Forest, Hungry Horse, MT

The intern will serve on a wilderness trail crew, conduct campsite monitoring and rehabilitation; support trail crew by performing light and heavy maintenance using non-mechanical wilderness trail techniques and primitive tools.

Developed Recreation Intern

Starts June 3, 2019 • Flathead National Forest, Hungry Horse, MT

As a Developed Recreation Intern, you will assist with the developed recreation program managing both developed and dispersed recreation activities on the district.

Park Guide Intern

Starts March 31, 2019 • Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

Share this stunning red rock wilderness with visitors from around the world. Help visitors plan their visit and discover more about this unique high desert landscape. Energetic, dependable people with a love for national parks are required.

Invasive Plant Monitoring Intern

Starts June 3, 2019 • Flathead National Forest, Hungry Horse, MT

Backcountry Weeds Intern in Flathead National Forest

High Peaks Wilderness Trail Steward Internship (24 week)

Starts May 19, 2019 • 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 – Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest, Boreas Ponds area

Starts May 19, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

Positively impact the Boreas Ponds area of the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest and High Peaks Wilderness Area in the Adirondacks.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Lake Ontario Dunes

Starts May 19, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Dexter, 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.

Field Ranger Intern

Starts May 13, 2019 • Siuslaw National Forest, Florence, OR

Spend your summer among the old growth forests, sandy dunes and rocky shores of the amazing Oregon Coast, meeting visitors from around the world as a Field Ranger for the Siuslaw National Forest.

Education Intern

Starts June 1, 2019 • Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ

Opportunity at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ to work with a team of environmental educators and stewardship techs to develop programs, assist in large events, aid in restoration and agroecology efforts, and connect visitors with the nature.

Education Intern

Starts May 1, 2019 • Duke Farms, Hillsborough, NJ

Leadership opportunity at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, NJ to work with a team of environmental educators and stewardship techs to develop programs, assist in large events, aid in restoration and agroecology efforts, and connect visitors with the nature.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Wilcox Lake Wild Forest

Starts May 19, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

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

2019 DC Wolf Trap Spring Team Hiring Pool

Starts March 18, 2019 • Student Conservation Association, Vienna, VA

Gain valuable experience working in the National Park system in the Washington, DC area. Members will learn basic construction skills and other park maintenance skills.

Visitor Use Assistant

Starts May 28, 2019 • Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, Eagle, AK

Learn about the cultural and natural history of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve while assisting with a wide range of visitor services operations.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Starts May 19, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY

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

Backcountry Steward Internship-Salmon River

Starts May 19, 2019 • 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 monitoring camping and day-use at sites in the corridor.

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 19, 2019 • 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.

Exotic Plant Team Intern

Starts May 27, 2019 • Prince William Forest Park, Triangle, VA

You will identify and inventory non-native and native plant species, eradicate the invasive species through mechanical and chemical treatment, survey invasive plant sites with a GPS unit. Develop maps using GIS and database software.

Prairie Restoration Technician

Starts May 13, 2019 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a team working to restore native prairie in central Minnesota. Learn prairie plant identification, prairie ecology and restoration techniques. This team will work in central Minnesota on public and private conservation lands.

GIS and Monitoring Intern

Starts June 10, 2019 • The Nature Conservancy Minnesota, Cushing, MN

Be a part of a stewardship team managing natural areas in Minnesota. Learn plant identification, mobile GIS data collection, and land management strategies.

Backcountry Steward - Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Area

Starts May 19, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Newcomb, NY

Positively impact the Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Area in the Adirondacks. As the area Backcountry Steward, you will spend each week backpacking - patrolling, educating visitors, completing trail maintenance and construction projects.

Backcountry Steward - Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

Starts May 19, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, , NY

Positively impact the popular, pristine Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area in the Adirondacks. As the area Backcountry Steward, you will spend each week backpacking - patrolling, educating visitors, completing trail maintenance and construction projects.

Fort Hunt Historic Content Internship

Starts March 10, 2019 • Friends of Fort Hunt Park, Inc., Alexandria, VA

Help to catalog historic artifacts from a secret World War II American military intelligence facility in VA.

Visitor Services/Tour Guide Intern

Starts May 20, 2019 • Aerial Fire Depot, Missoula, MT

Come serve as a tour guide and work in the Smokejumper visitor center. You will assist with greeting visitors, leading tours of the Smokejumper facility.

Visitor Services/Tour Guide Intern

Starts June 3, 2019 • Aerial Fire Depot, Missoula, MT

Come serve as a tour guide and work in the Smokejumper visitor center. You will assist with greeting visitors, leading tours of the Smokejumper facility.

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