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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Curatorial History Intern(NYC Candidate)

Starts June 12, 2017 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Staten Island, NY

Are you interested in helping to curate seven National Parks’ historical curatorial collections held in trust by the United States Government in NYC?

Interpretation and Social Media Intern(NYC Candidate)

Starts June 12, 2017 • Manhattan Sites, Staten Island, NY

Social Media intern

Park Guide Intern

Starts August 13, 2017 • Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT

Join a team of rangers working to help visitors appreciate, understand & appropriately enjoy this stunning red rock desert. Share information with visitors at the visitor center, issue backcountry permits, collect fees, develop programs & rove trails.

Web Development Intern (NYC Local Candidates)

Starts June 12, 2017 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Staten Island, NY

Web Development Intern- help develop a pubic website highlighting historical assets of Gateway National Recreation Area.

Safety and Occupational Health Intern (NYC Local Candidate)

Starts June 5, 2017 • Gateway National Recreation Area, Staten Island, NY

Learn about Park Safety in NYC. Safety & Occupational Health Intern will provide staff support to the Facility Management Div. of Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA), providing support on the issues of safety and occupational health.

Horticulture Intern

Starts August 28, 2017 • Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA

Grey Towers, built in 1886. a 101-acre site consists of formal, landscaped and wooded grounds.
This internship provides hands-on experience to challenge and broaden the intern’s knowledge of horticultural theory, maintenace and architecture.

2017 Alaska Corps Teams

Starts May 21, 2017 • SCA, Anchorage, AK

Are you looking for a challenge? Want to see Alaska off the beaten path? Join an Alaska Corps Team! These teams will complete various conservation projects across the state while living full-time with a small team.

Rare Species Survey Intern (preselect)

Starts August 27, 2017 • Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Patuxent River, MD

Conduct and coordinate volunteers for Diamondback Terrapin surveys and nest monitoring

Invasive Plant Control Travel Team Technician

Starts May 22, 2017 • Invasive Plant Control Inc., Nashville, TN

IPC Invasive Plant Strike Team Intern. Dates are flexible, must fall within 5/1/2017-11/17/2017

2017 Allegheny County Parks Ranger Corps

Starts May 15, 2017 • Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA

Join the SCA Allegheny County Park Ranger Corps and get the opportunity to be involved in a brand new program. Members will serve as Park Rangers in one of the nine Allegheny County Parks. Attend Park Ranger School and various other trainings.

City of Pittsburgh Park Ranger Corps

Starts May 15, 2017 • City of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

May-October 2017. Join the SCA City of Pittsburgh Parks & Recreation Ranger Corps. Members will serve as Park Rangers in a variety of city parks from May-Oct. Members will attend Park Ranger School, Receive 1st aid training, and many other opportunities.

Interpretive Naturalist

Starts June 14, 2017 • Giant Sequoia National Monument, Dunlap, CA

Learn to be an Interpretive Naturalist on Giant Sequoia National Monument

Backcountry Steward Internship-High Peaks 4 (24 week)

Starts May 21, 2017 • 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-High Peaks 2 (24 week)

Starts June 5, 2017 • 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-High Peaks 5 (24 week)

Starts June 5, 2017 • 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-High Peaks 3 (24 week)

Starts June 5, 2017 • 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.

Biological Science Intern -- Invasives Species Control

Starts August 6, 2017 • Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge, Pleasanton, KS

Biological Science Intern at Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge

Interpretive Guide Intern (Backfill: 6/12-9/3)

Starts June 12, 2017 • Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland, Idaho Springs, CO

Spend your summer at 14,000 feet on the highest road in North America! This position will allow you to gain invaluable experience as an Interpretive Guide.

2017 Western Roving Team Master

Starts March 19, 2017 • SCA, OAKLAND, CA

Are you looking for adventure and to get your hands dirty? Join SCA’s Western Roving Team! This Team will work on a myriad of conservation projects while working with various partners in California, Oregon and other western states. Sign up today!

Native Trout Conservation Intern

Starts August 14, 2017 • Yellowstone National Park, Yellowstone National Park, WY

Native Trout Conservation Internship available at Yellowstone National Park. Work side-by-side with park biologists with goals aimed at preserving and restoring cutthroat trout to the park`s pristine watersheds.

Trail Coordinator Intern

Starts June 12, 2017 • Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD

Trails Coordinator for Catoctin Mountain Park, a unit of the National Park Service. This is a 30 week position through the Student Conservation Association (SCA) starting approximately June, 2017 and going to approximately December, 2017.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Whitney Wilderness

Starts June 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Long Lake, NY

Spend the summer canoeing and talking to campers in order to protect the beautiful waters and setting of the Whitney Wilderness Area.

Backcountry Steward Internship-St Regis Canoe Area

Starts June 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook, NY

Spend the summer canoeing and talking to campers in order to protect the beautiful waters and wilderness setting of the Saint Regis Canoe Area.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Starts June 5, 2017 • 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 - Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

Starts June 5, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, 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.

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