2015 Career Discovery Internship Program

Expected Dates
May 18, 2015 to August 16, 2015
Position ID
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide over 50 internships for first & second year college students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds.
  • US Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • First and Second Year college students academic year 2014-15
  • Some positions in this program require you to have access to a personal vehicle during your internship.
  • Available to serve in the Southeast, Midwest, Northeast, or Alaska: May to August 2015

Program Details:

  • Internships take place in U.S. Fish and Wildlife field stations from Alaska to Alabama to Maine
  • Internships range from 10-12 weeks over the summer months
  • Internship Areas of focus include: natural resources management, visitor services & refuge management
  • Participate in a week-long orientation session to kick off your internship


  • Housing
  • Weekly Living Allowance
  • Assigned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mentor
  • Travel Expenses to and from Sites
  • Hands-on experience 
  • Application fee waived upon request


  • Internships will be located in the Southeast, Midwest, Northeast regions of the United States and Alaska.
  • CDIP Members will participate in a week long orientation at the beginning of their internship. Members also receive in service training specific to their internships tasks at their service location.
  • All CDIP interns will be assigned a mentor within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for professional development and support during their service.
Main Area of Focus
Visitor Services and Site Operations
Education, Training & Skills Expected

None listed.