Special Programs

The SCA Offers opportunities and internships for many different populations and interests

Not every SCA program fits into the same mold. In addition to our individual internships and corps programs, SCA offers several special programs for candidates with unique qualifications or time limitations.

Whether you have a week or a year to serve the planet, whether you’re a student looking for a Spring Break adventure or a military Veteran seeking to gain green job skills, SCA has a program for you.

These programs range widely in the qualifications and time commitment required, so please read each program description carefully to determine which opportunity is right for you.

Explore SCA’s Special Programs:

Career Discovery Internship Program

Since 2008, SCA and the US Fish and Wildlife Service have placed hundreds of first and second-year college students on a professional pathway through this award-winning initiative.


Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors

Be a part of the National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary in 2016. These year-long internships will help expand service and community engagement programs at NPS sites throughout the U.S.


Davey Tree Internships

SCA is partnering with Davey Trees, national tree care experts, to provide interns with first-hand experience and deep understanding of the tree management and landscape professions. Members will learn key skills required to succeed in green consulting industry and receive hands-on career training for the future.


An SCA Intern tagging ducks at a US Fish and Wildlife Service National RefugeFWS Directorate Fellows Program

SCA is partnering with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide fellowship opportunities for rising seniors and recent graduates interested in a conservation career. Summer fellowships are available in a variety of fields, including biological sciences, natural resources, and refuge management.


NPS Academy

Let SCA introduce you to the wide array of career opportunities in the National Park Service. Start with a Spring Break visit to a national park, followed by a summer-long internship.


The Nature Conservancy’s GLOBE Program

SCA is partnering with The Nature Conservancy’s Growing Leaders On Behalf of the Environment (GLOBE) Program to offer students summer internships working for one of the field’s top organizations.

Veterans Opportunities

SCA offers a range of career training programs targeted to recent military veterans seeking job opportunities in the environmental field.