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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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 5 (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 3 (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.

Interpretation Intern

Starts May 15, 2017 • Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom, MT

Provide visitors with orientation information at Visitors Center at Big Hole National Battlefield.

Research Support Intern

Starts May 15, 2017 • Northwest Watershed Research Center, Boise, ID

Bio-science Intern

Biological Intern

Starts May 22, 2017 • Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Woodbridge, VA

Looking for a wild experience in one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the Mid-Atlantic? Come serve
as a biological intern at the Potomac River NWR Complex, a natural oasis in an urban setting, just 20 miles
south of the Nation’s Capital.

Visitor Services Intern

Starts April 10, 2017 • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gulf Shores, AL

Looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated intern to join the staff at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in connecting people to the beautiful sugar-white sand beaches and maritime forests of coastal Alabama.

Wildlife Management and Education Intern (Summer Term)

Starts May 15, 2017 • Assateague Island National Seashore, Berlin, MD

This position will work in concert with park staff and the public to provide protection for the famous Assateague wild horses.

Career Exploration Intern-SAGA-Local Candidates

Starts June 20, 2017 • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, Cornish, NH

Career Exploration Intern at Saint Gaudens National Historic Site- looking for recent high school graduate or freshman in college to serve at Saint Gaudens in beautiful New Hampshire for 8 weeks.

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!

Career Exploration Intern - SAGA

Starts June 20, 2017 • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, Cornish, NH

Career Exploration Intern at Saint Gaudens National Historic Site- looking for recent high school graduate or freshman in college to serve at Saint Gaudens in beautiful New Hampshire for 8 weeks.

Exotic Plant Team Intern

Starts May 22, 2017 • 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.

Aquatic Invasive Species Education and Watercraft Inspection Interns

Starts May 15, 2017 • Umpqua National Forest, Idleyld Park, OR

Come enjoy the Land of Thundering Waters, work as an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) ntern for the Umpqua National Forest, Diamond Lake Ranger District!

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 May 1, 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 April, 2017 and going to approximately October, 2017.

Environmental Educator

Starts April 30, 2017 • Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center, Fairbanks, AK

Collaborate with others to provide environmental education programs and services in visitor center and remote field settings in interior and northern Alaska.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Cranberry Lake

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Potsdam, NY

Backcountry Steward-Cranberry Lake. In this internship you will access the backcountry by foot or canoe, and camp overnight in the area to monitor public use and prevent potential impacts to natural resources.

Invasive Species and Prairie Management Specialist

Starts May 8, 2017 • Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Valentine, NE

The Valentine NWR Invasive Species and Prairie Management Specialist - control and monitor invasive and native plants threatening Sandhill Prairies, which are critical to migrating and breeding birds. Training provided, and housing on-site.

Interpretation & Visitor Services Intern

Starts April 30, 2017 • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Copper Center, AK

Join us in working in America’s largest national park as a visitor services and interpretation intern!

Backcountry Steward - Central Adirondack Forest Preserve

Starts May 21, 2017 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Indian Lake, 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.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Whitney Wilderness

Starts May 21, 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.

Trail Maintenance Adirondacks Team

Starts May 21, 2017 • SCA New York Corps, Long Lake, NY

Deliver Critical Conservation Service to the land at Adirondack Park.

Backcountry Steward Internship-Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Starts May 21, 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.

Stanislaus NF Visitor Services Interns

Starts June 5, 2017 • Stanislaus National Forest, Hathaway Pines, CA

Interpretation and Visitor Services Intern for the Stanislaus National Forest

Backcountry Steward - Essex Chain Lakes Primitive Area

Starts May 21, 2017 • 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.

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