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

E.g., 2019-01-23

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.

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.

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 14, 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.

Resource Management Intern

Starts March 5, 2019 • City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL to work outdoors protecting shorebirds and sea turtles during nesting season at a busy beach park.

Resource Management/Waterfront Intern

Starts March 5, 2019 • City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Opportunity in Jacksonville, FL to work outdoors protecting shorebirds and sea turtles during nesting season at a busy beach park. During non-nesting season, position will assist Dock Master in managing boat ramps/marina and special waterfront events.

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 - 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.

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.

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.

Invasive Plant and Farm Interns

Starts April 2, 2019 • Procter Center, London, OH

Work alongside a herd of goats on invasive plant removal on a beautiful farm!

Invasive Mapping & Stewardship Technician

Starts July 1, 2019 • The Nature Conservancy North Dakota, Milnor, ND

Come to the nature conservancy’s brown ranch preserve and experience native tallgrass prairie.

Visitor Services EKIP Intern

Starts May 13, 2019 • Chugach National Forest, Girdwood, AK

Exciting internship that focuses on delivering high quality, engaging educational programming to youth and families at the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center.

Recreation Resource Intern

Starts May 13, 2019 • Chugach National Forest, Seward, AK

Spend your summer working as a trail crew intern on the Seward Ranger District.

Biological Intern

Starts May 14, 2019 • Rydell and Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuges, Erskine, MN

Biological Internship at Glacial Ridge/Rydell National Wildlife Refuges

Fisheries Intern

Starts May 6, 2019 • Chugach National Forest, Seward, AK

Come work for the Chugach National Forest as a Fisheries Tech Intern in its Kenai Peninsula Zone!

Invasive Species Team

Starts April 1, 2019 • Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Burbank, WA

Join the Invasive Species Strike Team of Mid-Columbia River and Central Washington National Wildlife Refuge Complexes! Interns will travel to all 8 Refuges and help implement high priority invasive species control projects in a wide variety of habitats.

Wilderness Trail Intern

Starts May 28, 2019 • Payette National Forest, , ID

Spend your summer working hard in the Wilderness maintaining trails. This position is on the Payette National Forest in central Idaho. You will be trained in the use of crosscut saws, pulaskis and trail maintenance standards.

Visitor Use Monitoring Intern

Starts May 6, 2019 • Tongass National Forest, Thorne Bay, AK

Cabins, Trails, and Wilderness work in southeast Alaska; potential for Interp/Ed work.

2019 SCA Adirondack Corps

Starts May 19, 2019 • SCA New York Corps, Long Lake, NY

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

Sinks Canyon Interpretation Internship

Starts May 14, 2019 • Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails, Lander, WY

Come spend your summer working in wild, beautiful Sinks Canyon State Park, WY!

Wilderness Intern

Starts May 13, 2019 • Chugach National Forest, Girdwood, AK

Trail Crew intern position on the Glacier Ranger District in Girdwood, AK. Live and work in the Alaska backcountry, and help maintain and protect trails while learning what it is like to work for the US Forest Service.

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